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300011 SE Paleoethology (2013S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung und verbindliche Anmeldung am Di. 12. März 2013 um 12:15 Uhr im Konferenzraum Anthropologie.

Persönliche Anwesenheit erforderlich!


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 15 participants
Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is based on students' literature research, presentations and discussions on the way of life of ancestral (and extant) hominoids.
This summer term we work on a text about contemporary foragers, and see how far we can interpret their way of life as window into our past.

Assessment and permitted materials

Quality of a podium presentation, oral participation, an a final paper.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will have familiarized with the different types of data sources, methods and concepts for the reconstruction of our ancestors' behavior as well as gained critical competence in their interpretation.

Examination topics

Literature research, oral presentations, discussions

Reading list

SoSe 2012:
Frank W. Marlowe (2010) The Hadza Hunter-gatherers of Tanzania. University of California Press: Berkeley.

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