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ARPH2616 - Public Archaeology
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Sarah Colley
This unit introduces and discusses the theory and practice of archaeology in the public domain where archaeologists have responsibilities to Indigenous peoples, community groups, clients and government. Australian and other case studies will be used to discuss the public benefits of archaeology and ways in which government policies and legislation and issues surrounding ethics and professionalism interact with popular and public understandings of the past to produce different kinds of archaeological knowledge and practice which have historical and contemporary evidence.
one 2500 word essay (50%), one 1000 word seminar write-up (25%), one 1000 word in-class test (25%)
M. Pearson and S. Sullivan Looking after Heritage Places (Melb. Uni. Press 1995)
S. Colley, Uncovering Australia. Archaeology, Indigenous People and the Public (Allen and Unwin, 2002)
two 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour seminar per week
12 Junior credit points of Archaeology
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