Archaeology, Ethics, and the Public

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Archaeology, Ethics, and the Public

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University of Toronto

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ARH 309H

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Course Description

An analysis of ethics in contemporary archaeology that covers reburial and repatriation, interpretation of the archaeological record in the context of historically oppressed groups, ethnic minorities, and non-western societies, the ethics of collecting and managing cultural property, relationships with the media, the debates surrounding looting, and other issues.

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This course description is available on the University of Toronto's undergraduate Course Listings page for the 2017-2018 academic calendar. Please contact department for further information.


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