15 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module, based on lectures and seminars, explores the interaction between human societies and physical landscapes in the Mediterranean region through time. It covers how we investigate change and continuity in physical and cultural landscapes, how Mediterranean landscapes have been exploited and understood in various different ways by humans throughout history and how the particular forms of Mediterranean landscapes that exist today have come into being.The aim of this module is to explore the interaction between human societies and physical landscapes in the Mediterranean region through time. It covers how we investigate change and continuity in landscapes, how Mediterranean landscapes have been exploited and understood in various different ways by humans throughout history and how the particular forms of Mediterranean landscapes that exist today have come into being. The objective is for students to be able to understand how landscapes are studied and critically to evaluate archaeological reconstructions of human-landscape interactions through time.

Staff Contact: REMPEL JANE E
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

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