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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

Australia - Rock Art Field School A_ARCH3312 - 2014

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
2014-09-01
Start Date 2014-09-22
End Date 2014-09-28



Archaeology Field School Location

Peterborough, South Australia

Archaeology Field School Tuition and Credits

Sponsoring College/Institution

Flinders University



Archaeology Field School Tuition

Flinders University Students

a. The normal 4.5-unit topic fee for archaeology and students may choose to defer payment via HECS. Enrolled international students are liable for normal international tuition fees.
b. Fieldwork costs (this includes all accommodation, food, travel between Darwin and the field school location, and incidentals).

PRECISE COST TO BE ADVISED

Overseas Short Course Participants

a. AUD$3000 tuition fee (inclusive of GST).
b. Fieldwork costs (this includes all accommodation, food, travel between Darwin and the field school location, and incidentals).

PRECISE COST TO BE ADVISED

Non-Flinders University Domestic Short Course Participants

a. AUD$1750 tuition fee (inclusive of GST).
b. Fieldwork costs (this includes all accommodation, food, travel between Darwin and the field school location, and incidentals).

PRECISE COST TO BE ADVISED




Archaeology Field School Description


This topic aims to:

make students aware of the range of skills necessary to accurately and appropriately record rock art in Australia
make students aware of the unique theoretical and political issues surrounding rock art research
help students develop the practical and personal skills necessary to conduct field research with Aboriginal people in Australia
make students aware of the complexity of Aboriginal culture and Aboriginal relationships with rock art
teach students how to undertake ethical and culturally appropriate fieldwork in Aboriginal communities
give students an awareness of appropriate ways to disseminate their research findings for remote Aboriginal communities
provide opportunities for students to learn about Aboriginal culture from Aboriginal people in appropriate spaces

On completion of this topic students will be able to:

undertake ethical archaeological research with Aboriginal communities in Australia
undertake a high standard of rock art recording
demonstrate an understanding of the range of rock art recording techniques
demonstrate an understanding of the key theoretical and political debates surrounding rock art in Australia
demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of Aboriginal cultures and the role of rock art in these cultural systems
return research findings to Aboriginal communities in culturally-appropriate formats

Archaeology Field School Additional Information















Archaeology Field School Contact Information and Website

Field School Website: https://stusyswww.flinders.edu.au/topic.taf?subj=ARCH&numb=3312&year=2014&type=&aims=Y&fees=Y

Field School Contact Information



Professor Claire Smith

Email: claire.smith@flinders.edu.au
Phone: 08 82012336

c/o Department of Archaeology
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide 5001, South Australia



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