|School of Archaeology and Ancient History: AR315, Archaeoastronomy|
Lecture Timetable for Second Semester 2001/02
Photograph of Sarmizegetusa Regia, Romania Copyright © Clive Ruggles, University of Leicester.
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Week 15 Jan 31 Introductory session--timetable, books, use of Web. The nature and development of archaeoastronomy
Week 16 Feb 7 Sun, moon and stones: the arguments surrounding "classic" astronomical sites Week 17 Feb 14 Going for groups: looking for trends in groups of monuments Week 18 Feb 21 Archaeoastronomy in Britain, Ireland, and Europe: key ideas, issues and themes [Part 1] Week 19 Feb 28 followed by: Archaeoastronomy in Britain, Ireland, and Europe: key ideas, issues and themes [Part 2] Week 20 Mar 7 At 9.30-11.30 in Att 807: Interpretation and explanation: the social context of astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland (seminars)
Week 20 Mar 7 The rise of American archaeoastronomy and the 'green' v. 'brown' methodological divide Week 21 Mar 14 Integrating evidence from art and ethnohistory Please note that there will be no lecture on March 21st or on May 2nd Week 24 May 9 Astronomy in context: case studies from modern indigenous groups Week 25 May 16 Themes and issues (seminars)
Week 26 May 23 Theory and practice in archaeoastronomy: key themes, issues, and case studies
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Prof C.L.N. Ruggles
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