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CLST 131/3.0 CLST Introduction to Archaeology II: Methods and Analysis

Course applicable to the following Majors / Medials/ Minors:    CLST (option) / HIST (substitution) / Con-Ed Teaching Subject (History)
Course Instructor: Amelia Fairman - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This course is available in:   Winter term at the BISC
Course Prerequisites / Exclusions:   EXCLUSION - CLST 129/6.0

CLST 131 is where students learn how to process and make sense of archaeological finds. It sets them on an exciting path of discovery and under expert guidance they can begin to delve into an untouched primary source of medieval history and culture.

 AMELIA FAIRMAN, COURSE INSTRUCTOR, BISC 

Course Highlights:

Receive training in basic archaeological theory and techniques.

Be introduced to experts and receive insights into archaeology as a profession.

A truly immersive course! Where better to study archaeological techniques than within the grounds of a medieval castle?

In Summer 2021, under the expert instruction of professional Archaeologists, students will begin a brand new excavation at the site of the Castle's Gamekeeper's Lodge, constructed circa 1440.

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CLST 131/3.0 Introduction to Archaeology Il: Methods and Analysis

This course examines current theoretical issues; excavation and field research; analysis of material evidence for the study of ancient societies;  heritage conservation and cultural property.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Examples of previous Experiential Learning Opportunities for this course include an opportunity to visit London for the weekend to see sites such as the Temple of Mithras, one of the world's most important Roman-era finds, and witness modern archaeology practices first-hand with a trip to a commercial dig site. Students saw how archaeologists work around mega construction projects, often while up against tight deadlines, to unearth the hidden histories beneath our feet.

Bader International Study Centre
Herstmonceux Castle
Hailsham, East Sussex
United Kingdom, BN27 1RN
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