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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ARK632 927001 1 1 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Discuss theoretical issues in Archaeology and its terminology
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ast. Prof. Dr. Atila TÜRKER
Learning Outcomes
  1. Editing relationships between Archaeology theories and material finds.
  2. Reasoning about hypothesis former communities.
  3. Relationship between thesis-antithesis.
  4. Get methodological vision.
  5. Analytical inference.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
NASHEF, K. - Die Orts- und Gewäsernamen der altassyrischen Zeit (RGTC IV) (Wisbaden, 1991); SAVAŞ, S.Ö. - Çivi Yazılı Belgeler Işığında Anadolu'da Maden ve Maden Kullanımı (Ankara, 2001); SEVİN, V. - Eski Anadolu ve Trakya (İstanbul, 2003).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
The hypothesis and terminology issues discussed in Archaeology like Obsidian theory, theories of the Neolithic revolution,, Stratigraphy, urbanization, theories of Indo-Europeans, , Sun-Language Theory and relevancy of Archaeology-anthropology.Week 1: Introduction to Theoretical Archaeology: Terminology and Description.Week 2: “New” Obsidian theory.Week 3: Food production and experience before Neolithic Society.Week 4: Revolution of agriculture and Surplus value.Week 5: New approaches in Archaeology: Examples from Göbekli Tepe.Week 6: First communities.Week 7: Uruk “World System” and City-State process; “Urbanization” theory.Week 8: “Urbanization” before industry.Week 9: Relevancy between Archaeology-anthropology.Week 10: Indo-European Theory.Week 11: Sun-Language Theory.Week 12: Migration and Invasion: Demolition and exchange of Ages.Week 13: Ethno-archaeology.Week 14: Methodological evaluations of Archaeology and analytical approaches.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to Theoretical Archaeology: Terminology and Description.
2.“New” Obsidian theory.
3.Food production and experience before Neolithic Society.
4.Revolution of agriculture and Surplus value.
5.New approaches in Archaeology: Examples from Göbekli Tepe.
6.First communities.
7.Uruk “World System” and City-State process; “Urbanization” theory.
8.“Urbanization” before industry.
9.Relevancy between Archaeology-anthropology.
10.Indo-European Theory.
11.Sun-Language Theory.
12.Migration and Invasion: Demolition and exchange of Ages.
13.Ethno-archaeology.
14.Methodological evaluations of Archaeology and analytical approaches.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Discussion14114
Question-Answer14114
Seminar111
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Homework Problems14342
Reading14114
Homework14114
SUM187