Palaeoantropology Seminar

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009

3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S


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The students should acquire the basics of Primatology and human origins taking into account existing fossils and available research.

1. Introduction to palaeantropology 2. The origins of Primates from an anthropobiological perspective. 3. Introduction to primatology 4. Introduction to Human palaeoanthropology.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment. Preparation and presentation of a small group assignment.


Method of interaction
Lectures supported by powerpoint and internet resources.

Software used in class