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Institute of Archaeology (F31)

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is the largest and one of the most highly regarded centres for archaeology, cultural heritage and museum studies in Britain. It is one of the very few places in the world actively pursuing research on a truly global scale in the archaeological sciences, heritage studies and world archaeology.

Its degree programmes offer an unrivalled variety of course options, both theoretical and practical, covering a diverse array of archaeological topics, and wide-ranging fieldwork opportunities.

The Institute hosts numerous events on many different aspects of archaeology and is linked to many other heritage institutions, archaeological societies and organizations, providing an outstanding research environment for staff, students and visitors.

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Institute of Archaeology (F31)

Archaeological Soil Micromorphology

F31 Archaeological Soil Micromorphology Training Course 2021

Description

Training days (Tuesday 19th April to Wednesday 27th April 2022) will comprise a combination between lectures and self-study of reference collection of thin sections.

Contents :-

 

  1. ABC of soil micromorphological description (morning of T, W, F, M),
  2. Basic soil types; differences between soils, sediments and archaeological deposits; effects of burial and site inundation.
  3. Settlement - structures and occupation surfaces
  4. Clearance and low impact (e.g., herding) activities.
  5. Hunter-gatherer sediments and caves.
  6. Cultivation (low intensity), Animal management and manuring.
  7. The ‘Settlement Morphology’ Model.
  8. Medieval structures, use of space and industrial traces
  9. European ‘Classical’ deposits and Dark Earth.
  10. Tropical Dark Earths
  11. Experimental Geoarchaeology

 

Practice Days/Workshop

 

Reference collections will be made available for self-study on 20, 22, 25, 27, 28 April

 

For timetable, see:

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/study/continuing-education/archaeological-soil-micromorphology

Attendee CategoryCost   
Standard.£450.00[Read More]
Ceramic Petrography & Geochemistry

F31 Ceramic Petrography & Geochemistry: Intensive On-line Introduction

Description

This intensive on-line short course delivers a solid practical and theoretical introduction to the scientific analysis of pottery and other ceramics within archaeology.

 

Please note that the course will take place Online via Microsoft Teams.

Attendee CategoryCost   
Standard.£550.00[Read More]

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