Institute of Archaeology
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UCL Festival of the Arts
World Archaeology Festival

World Archaeology: from early states to globalization

The course gives an introduction to some of the world's historic civilizations.  Discussion of the nature of urban societies, states and empires is combined with the study of archaeological examples from Mesopotamia, the Greek and Roman world, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, China, Central and South America, and Viking Europe. Emphasis is placed on comparative approaches. 

Course information

For registered students

Availability

  • Runs every year

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