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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
LEO2044930, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
LE0616, Degree course structure A.Y. 2018/19, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination TERRITORIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Cultural Heritage: Archaeology and History of Art, Cinema and Music
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge ARMANDO DE GUIO L-ANT/10

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-ANT/10 Archeological Research Methodologies 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2018 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2019 01/12/2019 30/11/2020 DE GUIO ARMANDO (Presidente)
MAGNINI LUIGI (Membro Effettivo)
SALEMI GIUSEPPE (Membro Effettivo)
6 2015/19 01/12/2018 30/11/2019 DE GUIO ARMANDO (Presidente)
MAGNINI LUIGI (Membro Effettivo)
SALEMI GIUSEPPE (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: The study program does not require prerequisites.
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims to provide an
advanced Knowledge of "Landscape Archaeology" in terms of:
3)best operational practices.
Examination methods: The exam will take place in oral form with the discussion of one or more of the issues addressed during the lessons. Specifically, the student should demonstrate that he has acquired the advanced notions in each of the required domains of enquiry (theory, methods, best operational practices).
At least one question will focus on a specific case-study that will be purposely selected and agreed upon.
Assessment criteria: The following issues will be evaluated:
1) knowledge of the topics covered in the course;
2) knowledge and understanding of the proposed concepts and methods
3) the ability to apply such knowledge in an autonomous and self-aware way
3) logical-argumentative skills, or the relevance of the answers with respect to the questions; the ability to 'build one's own critical discourse' that is relevant, clear, effective and personal.
Course unit contents: The course will focus on the following topics:
1) Study-history
2) Current schools of thought related to the domain of the "Archeology of Landscapes"
3) Exploration of the variety of possible target-"Landscapes" (eg Landscapes of Power, Warscapes, Ethnoscapes, Mind-scapes ....)
4) covering theories and methods of investigation
5) Case-studies
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The lectures will always try to involve the students and stimulate the discussion. If the number of the class allows it, a final part of the seminar type is foreseen
Attendance is strongly recommended.

Also provided:
1) Field activities.

2) Guided visits to archaeological sites, museums and archaeoparks, research centers and laboratories.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Advanced topics and case-study material will be provided in digital form during the course. Alternative/integrative bibliographical sources can be agreed with the teacher.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • CHAVARRIA ARNAU A., REYNOLDS A. (a cura di), Detecting and understanding historic landscapes. Mantova: SAP SOCIETA' ARCHEOLOGICA SRL, 2015. Cerca nel catalogo