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CODE 83699
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-ANT/08
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course has as a mai objective to provide basic training and adequate knowledge in the sector of activities and services related to the management of archaeological areas and archaeological museums.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has as main objective the acquisition of the concepts of Archeology, and Archaeological cultural heritage. The main goal is to know the aspects of the legislation and management of archaeological museums, organization of parks and archaeological areas. Another objective is to acquire knowledge and methodological tools of knowledge in relation to cultural aspects, communication and promotion of museums, archaeological exhibitions and archaeological sites. Particular attention will be devoted to the examples found in the Ligurian regional reality. Specific insights will be dedicated to the topic of digital resources (eg. "augmented reality"), applied to the enhancement of parks and archaeological sites.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective is to know the aspects relating to the legislation and management of archaeological museums, the organization of parks and archaeological areas. Another objective is to acquire notions of method and tools of knowledge in relation to the cultural, communication and promotion aspects of museums, archaeological exhibitions and archaeological sites open to the public. The objectives in question will be achieved through the analysis of some of the most important national case studies relating to museums, areas and archaeological parks located in different regions of Italy and containing evidence from various historical periods. Specific insights will be dedicated to the theme of digital resources (eg "augmented reality", "new media"), applied to the enhancement of parks and archaeological sites.

PREREQUISITES

No prerequisites are required.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, case study analysis, visits to archaeological exhibitions, archaeological sites and museums, seminars and group work.

If it is not possible to carry out "frontal teaching", the online teaching methods will be adopted. Please refer to the Aulaweb page for any further updates

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I: Archeology: study, protection, conservation, restoration, and enhancement of cultural heritage

Part II: Archeology and tourism: management, communication and promotion: analysis of European and national examples.

Part III: Archaeological museums and archaeological areas of Liguria. The museum network from Luni to Ventimiglia.

Part IV: In-depth analysis: the archaeological areas and the archaeological museums of western Liguria and southern Piedmont.

Part V: Theoretical and practical laboratory: Analysis and discussion of the acquired data and development of experimental proposals.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliografhy and other educational material will be provided during the course and made available through Aulaweb.

  • D. Manacorda, Prima lezione di Archeologia, (Laterza), Roma-Bari 2009
  • D. Manacorda, Il sito archeologico: fra ricerca e valorizzazione, (Carocci) Roma, 2007.
  • M. Osanna, R. Picone (a cura di), Restaurando Pompei. Riflessioni a margine del Grande Progetto, Roma 2018.
  • D. Camardo, M. Notomista (a cura di), Ercolano: 1927-1961. L’impresa archeologica di Amedeo Maiuri e l’esperimento della città museo, Roma 2017
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http://pompeiisites.org/ Website of the archaeological area of Pompei.
Sicilia Archeologica: Downloadable App dedicated to the archaeological parks of Sicily
www.liguriaheritage.it Web portal of the Ligurian archaeological museums network

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TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

FABRIZIO BENENTE (President)

ANTONINO FACELLA

GIAN BATTISTA GARBARINO

LESSONS

LESSONS START

6th October 2022

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral Exam

If it is not possible to carry out "frontal teaching", the online exam methods will be adopted. Please refer to the Aulaweb page for any further updates

ASSESSMENT METHODS

 

The final test consists of an oral exam, through which the level of theoretical knowledge is ascertained. In particular, the knowledge of all the topics covered during the course and of those analyzed in the recommended texts is verified.

Each fair answer will be assigned an evaluation from 18 to 30 and honors. The final mark will be the average of the marks of the single answers.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
21/12/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
11/01/2024 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
08/02/2024 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
16/05/2024 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
13/06/2024 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
11/07/2024 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
19/09/2024 10:00 IMPERIA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Non-attending students are required to prepare the recommended texts and must carry out a short paper which consists in the critical analysis of an archaeological exhibition, a museum, a park or archaeological site to be agreed with the teacher. The paper must reach the teacher at least one week before the exam, delivered in paper form or sent by e-mail.