Units of Study

ARPH2616 - Public Archaeology

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Annie Clarke


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.


1x2500wd essay (50%), 1x1000wd seminar write-up (25%), 1x1000wd in-class test (25%)


2x1-hr lectures and 1x1-hr seminar/week


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