Russia, Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex

Stone Tools: Lithic Industries and Experiments

when 15 August 2016 - 28 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS

This programme provides students with the research skills required for experimental use-wear analysis of stone tools. The programme is delivered though lectures, workshops, lab sessions and microscopic analyses that will focus on different types of stone tools. The core of the programme is experimental work, including making replicas of stone tools. Students will be encouraged to conduct their own experiments related to their research areas.

Working languages: Russian and English. The programme is delivered both in Russian and English, with interpretation and translation to English or Russian provided by a certified interpreter when necessary.

Applications via website
Applications dead-line: June,1 2016

Course leader

Programme convenor: Dr Natalya Skakun (Institute for the History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences)

Academic staff: Dr Madina Galimova (Khalikov Institute of Archaeology, Tatarstan Academy of Sciences), Prof. Dr Alfred F. Pawlik (the Uni

Target group

This programme is for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, regardless of nationality. Recent graduates up to the age of 35 are also welcome. Visa support for non-Russian nationals is provided, where required.

Credits info

All students receive a certificate of attendance issued by Kazan Federal University

Fee info

EUR 0: Tuition fee
Food, accommodation and food are provided
EUR 130: Registration fee