Dialogue of Civilizations: East and West (ARCA3605)


The interaction between cultures within the ancient Mediterranean and West Asia is explored against the background of reception theory and utilizing a range of approaches. Through focused study of specific artefact classes and regions, students engage in the practical application of archaeological evidence to address issues of interculturation.

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Further unit of study information


2x1hr seminar/week


1x4500wd Research Paper (60%), 1x500wd equivalent Class presentation (5%), 1x1000wd equivalent Class presentation (25%), Continuous Discussion of reading (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 Senior credit points of Archaeology, including ARCA2635



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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.