This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2018-2019
- a first part traces the development of material culture from the dawn of humanity to the end of the Neolithic in Europe.
- a second part considers the Mediterranean in detail, beginning with the Bronze Age and underlining the different cultures. In this second part special attention is given to the study of the most representative monumental remains (urbanism, architecture, sculpture, painting).
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The student will acquire a robust knowlegde on European Prehistory as well as on Mediterranean civilisations to the end of the Bronze Age. He/She will be iniatated into anthropological biology, archaeology and art history. He/She will endeavour a reconstruction of the historical, social and political framework on the basis of archaeological data. He/She will give special attention to systems of exchange and acculturation and to the use of art in the symbolic life and elite compettion.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.