ARCHAEOLOGY AND ORGANIZATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

ARCHAEOLOGY AND ORGANIZATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

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Last update 11/09/2020 19:07
Code
83699
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 9912 TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS (L-15) IMPERIA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ANT/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
IMPERIA (TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

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.

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

Ricevimento: The teacher can be contacted by email: fabrizio.benente@unige.it

Ricevimento: Tuesday and Wednesday 16.00-17.00 (to be confirmed), via Balbi 2, 3rd floor. Office hours can be arranged if valid reasons are provided. The teacher can be contacted by email: antonino.facella@unige.it DUE TO COVID-19 SITUATION, THERE WILL BE ONLY REMOTE APPOINTMENTS (BY MEANS OF MICROSOFT TEAMS), THAT CAN BE ARRANGED BY EMAIL

Exam Board

FABRIZIO BENENTE (President)

GIAN BATTISTA GARBARINO

ANTONINO FACELLA

LESSONS

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

LESSONS START

24 Sept 2020

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

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.