African Settlement and Prehistory

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 student should acquire basic knowledge of the African territory, its human and environmental dynamics in the prehistory and its theoretical context based on case study analysis.

Program
LAND: Geography, Geology, Ecological regions. Continental context.
RESEARCH REGIONS: Maghreb, Mashrek, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa Ocidental and Austral Africa.
THEMES: Human evolution, hunters and gatherers of the Holocene, the origins of metallurgy, land management.
CASE STUDIES: Morocco, Senegal, Angola

Evaluation Methodology
Preparation and presentation of practical assignments.

Bibliography

Method of interaction
Lectures and debates.

Software used in class