Caherconnell Archaeological Field School

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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

 

Dates: Session 1 

2 June – 27 June, 2014 (4 weeks) 

2 June-13 June 2014 (2 Weeks)           

16 June- 27 June 2014 (2 Weeks)

Dates: Session 2 

30 June – 25 July, 2014 (4 weeks)

30 June - 11 July 2014 (2 Weeks)

14 July -25 July  2014 (2 Weeks)

Dates: Session 3 

28 July – 8 August, 2014 (2 weeks)

 Credits:

 3 Semester Credits/6 ECTS
Credits per module / session

Location: Caherconnell, Co Clare
Enrolment
Deadline: 
April 25, 2014

Programme Outline

Academic Director: Dr. Michelle Comber

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

2 June – 27 June, 2014 (4 weeks)

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

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

2 June-13 June 2014 (2 Weeks)

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

16 June- 27 June 2014 (2 Weeks)

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

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

30 June – 25 July, 2014 (4 weeks)

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

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

 30 June - 11 July 2014 (2 Weeks)

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

 14 July -25 July  2014 (2 Weeks)

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

 SESSION 3:

28 July – 8 August, 2014 (2 weeks)

- SS109 Introduction to 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/