Archaeological Ethics

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Archaeological Ethics


Anne Pyburn

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Indiana University

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This seminar explores the professional responsibilities of archaeologists by examining timely issues, such as the differences and, sometimes, conflicts between international law and professional ethics, and between archaeologists and others (e.g., Native Americans, antiquities collectors) who affect and are effected by archaeological work. Some background in archaeology is helpful.

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Brief course description provided on the Department of Anthropology's webpage. Please contact department or instructor for further information.


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