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

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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  • Prerequisite: ANT 200Y

Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)


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