New summer course added to the successful Zooarchaeology short courses

The Zooarchaeology team of the University of Sheffield is delighted to announce that we will be running a new four-day short course in July 2018, entitled ‘History of the British Fauna: wild and domestic vertebrates’.

The course will run from the 16th to the 19th of July 2018 and aims to provide the participants with a basic knowledge of the development of the British fauna from the Pleistocene to Modern days.

In the first three days, thematic sessions on topics such as evolution, zoogeography, domestication, introductions and extinctions will be addressed, including human - animal interaction throughout history. Mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles will all be discussed. In the fourth and last day, there will be an optional guided trip to the famous Creswell Crags caves combined with a tour of the Ice-Age Museum to learn about our early ancestors and their animals.

The course is directed to students, professionals and enthusiasts and does not require any previous knowledge. The teaching will be delivered through short lectures and hands-on practical activities.

Prices are as follows:

  • £200 (waged)/ £240 including trip to Creswell Crags
  • £140 (student/unwaged)/ £180 including trip to Creswell Crags

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https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/research/zooarchaeology-lab/short-course