28 July 2018
Part 1: Mountain and mining archaeology
The first Swiss Alpine Archaeology Summer School is about Alpine landscapes, geology, mineralogy and ores, copper production, prospection, settlements as well as social and economic systems. It comprises invited keynotes for specific topics and teachings on methods, applications and models. Lectures and practical fieldwork take place in Switzerland’s most promising mining region. The universities of Zurich and Berne together with the Archaeological Heritage Service of the Canton Grisons are the organizing units.
Prof. Philippe Della Casa, Rouven Turck
PhD- and advanced MA-Students
Survey, landscape archaeology, mountain archaeology, alpine economy, geology, mineralogy, mining and melting of copper ores, slags and slag analysis, experimental archaeology, cultural heritage
CHF 300: Participation fee for accommodation.