WORLD HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY ARCH5049

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

To examine a range of regional case studies from around the world;
To encourage students to investigate specific areas and regions in their global context;
To explore a range of themes which demonstrate the global nature of historical archaeology, particularly connectivity, culture contact, travel, trade and global processes.

Timetable

average of 2 hrs x 10 weeks

Assessment

Seminar presentation and two essays

Course Aims

To examine a range of regional case studies from around the world;
To encourage students to investigate specific areas and regions in their global context;
To explore a range of themes which demonstrate the global nature of historical archaeology, particularly connectivity, culture contact, travel, trade and global processes.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the course, students should:
have a broad knowledge and understanding of historical archaeology across the world;
be able to approach specific areas and case studies in their global context and as parts of global phenomena;
understand the significance of the themes of connectivity, culture contact, travel and trade, and global processes.