Prehistoric archaeology – ethnoarchaeology – experimental archaeology

Course Information
TitleΠροϊστορική αρχαιολογία - Εθνοαρχαιολογία – Πειραματική Αρχαιολογία / Prehistoric archaeology – ethnoarchaeology – experimental archaeology
CodeΑΠΡ 710
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600015938

Programme of Study: PMS stīn Archaiología, Téchnī kai Politismó

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Proïstorikī ArchaiologíaCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Class ID
600134435
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
• discuss the relationship between prehistoric archaeology, ethnoarchaeology and experimental archaeology • study the contribution of ethnography and social anthropology for the understanding of cultural change • deal comprehensively with specific ethnoarchaeological case-studies carried out in Greece during the last decades
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of the seminar is to discuss the multifaceted relationship between prehistoric archaeology, ethnoarchaeology and experimental archaeology. Moreover, to study the contribution of ethnography and social anthropology for the understanding of prehistoric cultural change. Questions such as if and how the ethnographic present can help the understanding of the archaeological past will be systematically addressed. Finally, specific ethnoarchaeological case-studies which were carried out in Greece during the last decades will be examined and presented by the participants
Keywords
prehistoric archaeology, ethnoarhaeology, experimental archaeology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Seminars501.7
Reading Assigment1505
Tutorial511.7
Written assigments1605.3
Total45015
Student Assessment
Description
Students will be asked to study the selected bibliography given to them weekly, and to be ready to present short papers, individually or in groups, orally or written. Regular attendance and active involvement of students in the courses will be appreciated. They may be also asked to provide a final written paper on the subject
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
• Binford, L 1978. Nunamiut Ethnoarchaeology. Academic Press. • Chang, C 1992. Archaeological landscapes. The Ethnoarchaeology of Pastoral Land Use in the Grevena Province of Greece. In Rissignol, J and Wandsnider, L (eds) Space, Time and Archaeological Landscapes, New York, 65. • Coles, J 1979. Experimental archaeology. London. • Dimen, M and Friedl, E (eds) 1976. Regional variation in Modern Greece and Cyprus: Toward a Perspective on the Ethnography of Greece. N.Y. • Ευστρατίου, Ν 2002. Εθνοαρχαιολογικές αναζητήσεις στα Πομακοχώρια της Ροδόπης • Gould, R (ed) 1978. Explorations in Ethnoarchaeology. • Kramer, C (ed) 1979. Ethnoarchaeology. New York.
Last Update
21-09-2018