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Research internship: Human Origins

Course
2017-2018

Description

Our key fieldwork site is currently Les Cottés (France), which has an excellent record of the archaeology of both the last Neanderthals and the earliest modern humans.

Course objectives

  • Learning how to conduct fieldwork research;

  • Learning how to set up fieldwork research;

  • Learning how to define an excavation strategy;

  • RMA-students learn how to place research results in a wider international perspective;

  • RMA-students learn how to plan and supervise sub-projects on the excavation.

Timetable

Course schedule details can be found in the RMA and RMSc time schedule.

Mode of instruction

Tutorial.

Course load

The course load will be distributed as follows:

  • Planning (0,5 ec);

  • Internship (3 ec);

  • Evaluation report (1,5 ec).

Assessment method

  • Internship assessment by the supervisor (70%);

  • Evaluation report (30%).

All assessment deadlines (exams, retakes, paper deadlines etc.) can be found in the RMA and RMSc examination schedule.

Reading list

To be announced.

Registration

Registration for the course or the exam is not required.

Contact

For more information about this course, please contact dr. M.A. Soressi.

Remarks

Compulsory attendance.