The Zooarchaeology Team of the University of Sheffield would like to let
you know that registration is now open for *History of the British Fauna:
wild and domestic vertebrates* short course.
The *History of the British Fauna: wild and domestic vertebrates *short
course will run for the first time, from the 16th to the 19th of July 2018.
Thematic sessions will be delivered during the first three days, while a
trip to the famous Creswell Crags caves, which also includes a tour of the
Ice-Age Museum to learn about our early ancestors and their animals, has
been organised for the last day (optional).
The course aims to provide the participants with a basic knowledge of the
development of the British fauna from the Pleistocene to Modern day. Topics
such as evolution, zoogeography, domestication, introductions and
extinctions will be addressed, including how humans and animals interacted
through history. Mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles will be all
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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NB This course is not aimed at professional and/or experienced
zooarchaeologists. We would be grateful if you could spread the news, as
you may know of people who may be interested. Apologies for cross-posting.
Please also note that this course is not run for profit but as educational
tools. If any income is generated it is reused to enhance our facilities,
which are fully available for the use of the general public, at no charge.
With best wishes,
The Sheffield Zooarchaeology Team