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Collegium Historicum UAM, Morasko Campus.

Department of Theory and Methods in Archaeology 

The Head of the Department - Prof. zw. dr hab. Danuta Minta-Tworzowska

Prof. dr hab. Arkadiusz Marciniak
Dr Michał Pawleta
Prof. dr hab. Włodzimierz Rączkowski

This is the only department of its kind at a Polish university.

It concentrates its effort on the theoretical conceptions of contemporary archaeology covering e.g. the theory of culture, social theory, the methods of explanation and analysis, scientific methods used in prehistory, etc. The research is carried out within historical perspective and takes into account contemporary methodological trends in the humanities and social sciences. Specifically, the research programme comprizes: seriation and typology in archaeology and its role in representing results, hypotheses and theories; contemporary theory of archaeological record, theoretical studies of settlement patterns with focus on spatial arrangement, economy and social structure. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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