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300083 UE Introduction in bioarcheology (2021W)

Möglichkeiten, Methoden und Grundlagen des wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens mit archäologischen Skelettresten

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

Nur für Biologiestudierende !

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 40 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Aktuelle Information: am 08.11.2021 wird die Archäozoologie (Tierreste aus archäologischen Grabungen) vorgezogen.

Monday 04.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 11.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 18.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 25.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 08.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 15.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 22.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 29.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 13.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 10.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 17.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 24.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1
Monday 31.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1.5, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.012, Ebene 1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the course "Introduction to Bioarchaeology" is to familiarize students with the research field of bioarchaeology in general and to convey the basics of the individual methods and research areas. The main focus is on teaching the theoretical foundations, in selected cases they should also be demonstrated in practice.

schedule:

#1 (11.10.2021) Einführung: Bioarchäologie: Begriffsdefinitionen, Geschichte des Faches Menschliche Überreste, Einführung in die Taphonomie // Introduction: Bioarchaeology: definitions of terms, history of human remains, introduction to taphonomy (Binder) Vorbesprechung
#2 (18.10.2021) Paläodemographie: Alters- und Geschlechtsbestimmung, Theoretische Aspekte // Paleodemography: determination of age and sex, theoretical aspects (Binder)
#3 (08.11.2021) Paläopathologie 1: Allgemeine Stressmarker, Infektions- und Metabolische Erkrankungen, Trauma, Neoplastische Erkrankungen // Palaeopathology 1: General stress markers, infectious and metabolic diseases, trauma, neoplastic diseases (Binder)
#5 (15.11.2021) Paläopathologie 2: Aktivität und Belastung // Paleopathology 2: activity and exposure (Pany-Kucera)
#6 (22.11.2021) Metrische und nicht-metrische Variation am Skelett: Herkunft, Verwandtschaft, Adaption // Metric and non-metric variation on the skeleton: origin, relationship, adaptation (Berner)
#7 (29.11.2021) Alte DNA: Erforschung der genetischen Geschichte archäologischen Materials // Ancient DNA: studying the genetic history of archaeological material (Cheronet)
#8 (06.12.2021) Einführung in die Archäobotanik // Introduction to archaeobotany (Heiss)]
#9 (13.12.2021)] Einführung in die Archäozoologie // Introduction to zooarchaeology (Kunst)
#10 (10.01.2022) Menschliche Skelettreste in Museen und Sammlungen/NHM-Besuch // Human skeletal remains in museums and collections / NHM visit (Berner)
#11 (17.01.2022) Die Archäologie menschlicher Skelettreste // The archeology of human skeletal remains (Binder)
#12 (24.01.2022) Digitale Methoden in der Archäologie // Digital methods in archaeology (Hagmann)
#13 (31.01.2022) Schriftliche Prüfung // Written test

Assessment and permitted materials

// Assessment of the active participation within the course and active work with the contents on Moodle.

// Assessment of a seminar paper on a selected topic of the course: 20 000 characters [+/- 10%] of text including spaces, references, bibliography and (where applicable) illustrations as well as list of figures. The topics, formatting requirements and further information will be announced on Moodle.

// A written exam with two questions to answer in each case from the topics dealt with in the UE druing the last session.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In addition to regular and active attendance, the partial achievements from the active participation within the course and active work with the contents on Moodle (30%), the seminar paper (30%), and the written exam (40%) are taken into account. It is permitted for three (two-hour) units to be absent, if this is announced in good time in advance to the coordinator of the course under the indication of valid reasons. In addition to the presence mentioned above, at least 60% have to be reached for a positive assessment of the course.

Examination topics

The examination material corresponds to the content of the individual units (the lectures are provided as PDF files on Moodle) as well as the reading lists specified for each unit (these will be provided on Moodle too).

Reading list

Reading lists will be provided via Moodle.

Association in the course directory

BAN 4

Last modified: Fr 05.11.2021 12:09