Caherconnell Archaeological Field School

Caherconnell Archaeological Field School 2015

Course Overview

The unique Burren landscape of western Ireland has huge archaeological potential, on a local, regional, national, and international scale, due to its excellent preservation of upstanding remains and material culture. The Caherconnell Archaeological Project began in 2007 with an excavation within a large settlement enclosure (a ’cashel’) of Caherconnell, in the central Burren, Co. Clare. The following year, a second excavation was undertaken, this time focused on a medieval structure outside the cashel. 2009 saw a third excavation, one that concentrated on a prehistoric settlement and ritual site. The School was established in 2010 to continue archaeological research in this landscape.

Programme Details

 

Combined Course: SS109/SS110- (12 ECTS or 6US Credit Hours) Levels 1 & 2
June 1st-June 26th 2015 (4 weeks)
July 13th-Aug 7th 2015 (4 weeks)

Introduction to Archaeological Excavation: SS109-(6ECTS or 3US Credit Hours) Level 1
June 1st-June 12th 2015 (2 weeks)
June 29th-July 10th 2015 (2 weeks)
July 13th-July 24th 2015 (2 weeks)

Intermediate Archaeological Excavation: SS110-(6ECTS or 3US Credit Hours) Level 2
June 15th-June 26th 2015 (2 weeks)
July 27th-Aug 7th 2015 (2 weeks)

 

Programme Outline

Academic Director: Dr. Michelle Comber

SESSION 1: (Available as 2 or 4 Week Courses)

1 June - 26 June, 2015 (4 weeks)

- SS109 Introduction to Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits) 

- SS110 Intermediate Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits) 

1 June - 12 June, 2015 (2 weeks)

- SS109 Introduction to Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits)

15 June - 26 June, 2015 (2 weeks)

- SS110 Intermediate Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits) 

SESSION 2: (2 Week Course)

29 June - 10 July, 2015 (2 weeks)

- SS109 Introduction to Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits) 

SESSION 3: (Available as 2 or 4 Week Courses)

13 July - 7 August, 2015 (2 weeks)

- SS109 Introduction to Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits) 

- SS110 Intermediate Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits)

13 July - 24 July, 2015 (2 weeks)

- SS109 Introduction to Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits) 

27 July - 7 August, 2015 (2 weeks)

- SS110 Intermediate Archaeological Excavation (3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS Credits)

Further Information

For further information applicants should contact:

Caherconnell Archaeological Field School
Caherconnell Stone Fort
Carron
Kilfenora
Co. Clare
Tel: +353 65 7089999
Fax +353 65 7089888
Email: school@cafs.ie
Web: http://www.caherconnell.com/