Location: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Season Dates: July 12, 2014 - September 6, 2014
Session Dates: Session 1: July 12 - July 26, 2014; Session 2: July 26 - August 9, 2014; Session 3: August 9 - August 23, 2014; Session 4: August 23 - September 6, 2014
Application Deadline: July 15, 2014
Affiliation: RSF Archaeological Trust, Plovdiv University
Project Director: Prof. Dr. Hab. Rumen Ivanov (RSF Archaeological Trust)
The course consists of two modules: field practice at the archaeological site in Philippopolis and lectures on Roman history and Archaeology. In course of the excavations the participants will acquire the basic knowledge in field archaeology focused on the Classic period. All students will consolidate their understanding of the ancient world through direct touch with the ancient monuments professional knowledge on Roman period.
During this course the students will develop their skills in the field of Classical Antiquity. The program offers combination of theoretical lectures given by Prof. Dr. Hab. Rumen Ivanov and practical work at Roman archaeological site. In addition the participants will visit the main archaeological monuments in the region belong to the Classical period and will acquire experience on interpret and understand the ancient culture and civilization.
The course consists of three modules:
1. Field practice at Roman Forum in Philippopolis (Introduction to Archaeological Field Methods and Techniques).
2. Theoretical lectures (Everyday life in Thrace).
3. Educational trips.
Period(s) of Occupation: Roman Archaeology 2nd – 4th century AD
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: One session - 15 days
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: None
Room and Board Arrangements
The cost of the field school covers room and board. Accommodation is in hotel in Plovdiv. The hotel offers shared double-rooms with bathrooms, hot and cold running water, television, WiFi and restaurant.
Cost: 930 EUR (1265 USD)
Name of institution offering credit: Plovdiv University
Number of credits offered: 6
Tuition: 200 EUR
Prof. Dr. Hab. Rumen Ivanov
13 Moskovska Str.