2024 Field Anthropology - Uncovering the Archaeology of the Monastic Midlands APPLY FOR FREE

2250 eur
Sun, Jun 9, 2024, 9:00 AM GMT+1 – Sat, Jun 22, 2024, 5:00 PM GMT+1
Birr, County Offaly, Ireland
2024 Field Anthropology - Uncovering the Archaeology of the Monastic Midlands APPLY FOR FREE

This two week credited summer school program gives students a hands-on orientation of archaeological field techniques and field anthropology, including archaeological survey, experimental archaeology and post-excavation analysis. This program (AN352) is run in partnership with Maynooth University.

Students learn how to critically assess an archaeological site within its landscape. We achieve such an understanding by deploying a range of methods that include archaeological survey techniques. 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 monastic period of Irelands midlands 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 Birr town

- Full tuition including all instruction, workshops and archaeological supervision

- Two field trips

- 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.

If you require any further information please contact us at [info@irishheritageschool.ie](mailto:info@irishheritageschool.ie).



Dr Denis Shine


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Birr, County Offaly, Ireland


  • Study Abroad Education
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  • Anthropology
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