Universität Wien FIND

060052 SE Seminar: Nubia (2019W)

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Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Possible changes in the schedule will be indicated in due time. No meeting on Wednesday November 6th and November 13.

Wednesday 02.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 09.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 16.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 30.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 06.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 13.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 20.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 27.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 04.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 11.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 08.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 15.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 22.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG
Wednesday 29.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 3 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, EG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the seminar is to practice independent scientific research of the participants. Development of systematic presentation of materials, and to expand critical observation of source materials and training in scientific discussions.

Contents: Various source materials from Nubia offer a wide range of topics for investigation, including the study of Nubian cultures and Egyptian culture, as well as the interplay between the cultures in the area is of particular interest. The source materials belong to various topics of archaeological remains, such as architecture, art, texts, or material culture. A rich pool of source materials is available for interpretation in many concerns (f.i. social historical, art historical, economic ideas, ritual, archaeological, chronological concern, or interpretation of texts, etc….).

Method: Processing a topic: discussion and topic assignment in the first course. Proposal of the draft paper after two weeks. Oral presentation of the topic (approx. 35 minutes), discussion in class. Preparation of an elaborate paper. The modalities will be presented in class in the first course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Presence in the course is mandatory,a minimum of 80% of presence is obligatory. In case of absence a written excuse has to be handed in before the course date, furthermore a compensation is demanded.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The single components for the evaluation are: draft paper: 5 %; oral presentation (incl. handout) 35%; written paper 50%; active course participation 10 %.
A minimum of 50% is necessary for a positive evaluation.
Written seminar paper: 30 pages are approimately 75.000 - max. 90.000 signs (incl. spaces, incl. text in footnotes), excluding coversheet, contents, bibliography, abbreviations, illustrations or other indices.
BA-paper: 50 pages are approx. 125.000 -150.000 max (including spaces, depending on amount of signs/text in footnotes). excluding coversheet, contents, bibliography, abbreviations, illustrations or other indices.

Examination topics

Exposé: 5 %; oral presentation (incl. handout) 35%; written paper 50%; active course participation 10 %.

Reading list

Basic information:
David N. Edwards, 2004, The Nubian Past; Routledge (London and New York).
Katalog: Sudan Ancient Treasures, 2004, British Museum, London, exhibition catalogue.
Further literature will be distributed in the first hour.

Association in the course directory

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