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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week |
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|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth year honours in classics or classical studies and archaeology.|
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CoordinatorProf Antonio Sagona
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject examines the concept of complexity from an archaeological perspective. It surveys various cultural traditions, focusing on issues associated with the emergence and development of social, economic and political complexity such as the advent of sedentism; early villages; the evolution of urban, literate societies; city-states and incipient supra-regional polities; and ancient 'world empires'. Students should complete the subject with a critical understanding of historical and contemporary theoretical issues in archaeological research and interpretation concerned with complexity, and have a knowledge of various methodologies utilised toward these interpretative ends.
|Assessment:||A 2500 word seminar report 40% (due during the semester), presentation of seminar report 20% (due during the semester), and a 2500 word essay 40% (due during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Classics and Archaeology) |
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Classics)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts(Classical Studies and Archaeology)
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