Universität Wien FIND

060075 VO Advanced Archaeological Theory: key concepts (2019W)

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Language: English

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Wednesday 02.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 09.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 16.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 23.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 30.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 06.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 13.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 27.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 04.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 11.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 08.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 15.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 22.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG
Wednesday 29.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 13 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 4.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This module is geared to deepening awareness of archaeological theory in its interdisciplinary context, providing a basic cognitive toolkit for advanced students. It provides a contemporary perspective on the identification of distinct disciplinary areas in terms of (i) agreed central theory across relavant themes (ii) agreed central thematics; discussion of multi- and inter-disciplinarity and the encouragement of multiple working hypotheses; consideration of the problem of relativism and the emergence of standpoint theory and ‘strong objectivity’. Application of such thinking in moving beyond disciplinary/interdiscipinary contexts and towards transdisciplinary contexts which engage with stakeholders such as the public, industry, politicians, schools, and targeted professional and interest groups; challenge of the new genomics, resurgent culture evolutionism, and the re-engagement of the biological and cognitive in culture-history.

Assessment and permitted materials

15-page essay

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