2023-2024 / HAAR0118-1

Prehistoric archaeology : social issues


30h Th, 10d FT Exc.

Number of credits

 Master in history of art and archaeology : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Pierre Noiret

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Two subjets are aternatively proposed from one year to the other ("Prehistoric violences" "Sex, sexuality et sexual division during Prehistory").

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Through these two different topics, very discuted in our society, the whole set of methodologies used in prehistoric research today are presented, with a series od case study from the Lower Palaeolithic to the Iron Age. The students will be able to think about preconceived ideas on these old periods, and on the means that we can use today to modify these ideas.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Theoritical courses.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Duration and period: 30h + 10 days of excursions, trips and field training, 2nd term.
Classroom and schedule: Prehistory Museum(building A4), Tuesday, 2-4 pm.

Recommended or required readings

Utilized articles are proposed to lecture.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

Oral examination. Exam session in June.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Professor Pierre NOIRET Département des Sciences historiques Service de Préhistoire, 7 place du 20-Août bât A1, B-4000 Liège Tél.: 04.366.58.39 E-mail: pnoiret@uliege.be

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