Field Anthropology - Uncovering the Archaeology of Conflict and Colonisation

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Sun Jun 14, 2:00 PM - Sat Jun 27, 12:00 PM, 2020 (IST)
Ferrycarrig, County Wexford, Ireland  

This two week credited summer school program gives students a hands-on orientation of archaeological field techniques and field anthropology, including archaeological survey, archaeological excavation, experimental archaeology and post-excavation analysis. This program is run in partnership with Maynooth University.

Students learn how to excavate and critically assess an archaeological site within its landscape. We achieve such an understanding by deploying a range of methods that include archaeological survey, archaeological excavation and post-excavation analysis. The diversity of this course allows students to understand the significance of an archaeological site within its heritage setting in general, and that of the medieval landscape of Wexford in particular. Staying with local families in homestay accommodation, this program also offers a deeply enriching cultural immersion, guaranteeing students a truly memorable experience.

Academic Credit: 7.5 ECTS (equivalent to 3-4 US semester credits)

Your program price includes the following:

  • Full-board accommodation in Wexford town
  • Full tuition including all instruction, workshops and excavation/post-excavation supervision
  • Two field trips
  • Airport shuttles (at fixed times)
  • Maynooth University transcripts and credit
    Please note that your costs do not include: any additional living expenses, your flight, cell phones and any local transport costs.

Further program information is available from Maynooth University

If you require any further information please contact me at mairead.stobie@iafs.ie.

Dr. Denis Shine

IAFS Director
Ferrycarrig, County Wexford, Ireland
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