Land and Settlement in the Peninsular Protohistory

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 T + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should familiarise themselves with castro settlements in the Northwestern part of the Peninsula and its chronologies, be able to analyse land planning and proto-urbanism in castro cultures as well as understand the state-of-the-art in the issue of the Iron Age in central Portugal and ..

Program
The castro culture of the northwestern part of the Peninsula; Settlement, habitat and chronologies; Land planning; Proto-urbanism.
The issue of the Iron Age in central Portugal:the state-of-the-art; Most representative sites and its characteristics; Future research prospects.

Evaluation Methodology
Report.

Bibliography

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by powerpoint presentations and class debates.

Software used in class