Seminars meet each weekday morning, 09.15-10.45 and 11.15-12.45, with afternoons free for course-related field trips, individual study or exploring the many beautiful places in and around the city.
From Antiquarian to Archaeologist: the development of archaeology as an academic discipline.
Why are you digging there? Pre-excavation methodology and how sites are located. Landscape archaeology.
Have you found anything? Excavation techniques and on-site practice.
What happens now? Post excavation techniques; scientific dating; paleopathology; statistics and computers in archaeology.
British archaeology from Prehistory to the Norman Conquest.
Field trip to: Asthall Anglo-Saxon Barrow; Belas Knap Long Barrow; Rollright Stones; Deddington Castle; North Leigh Roman Villa.
British archaeology – the medieval period.
Case studies – examples from archaeological sites.
Destination: Asthall Anglo-Saxon Barrow; Belas Knap Long Barrow; Rollright Stones; Deddington Castle; & North Leigh Roman Villa
Excursion Rating: Demanding
More than two hours' walk on even ground or up to two hours' walk on rough and/or steep ground or up lots of stairs and steps.