Arkeologisk teori och metod 7,5 hp

Offered w 45-02, Autumn term 2015. Master level. Offered in Visby

During the course, students work on mapping the field and study how the various parts relate to each other. A historical overview of the field's development and conservation of ideological elements are included. Here the focus is on critical analysis of relevant and current literature involving different orientations of archaeological theory and methodand the tangible cultural heritage field of actors, networks and structures are identified, described and analyzed.

After having passed examination of the course, students should be able to:
- analyse cultural heritage management fields in Sweden and in a global perspective, critically review and discuss antiquarian regulations and their relationship to new research
- obtain and independently apply advanced knowledge of archaeological theory and method
- take a stand in relation to previous research and antiquarian regulations