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Arheologija (Slovene)

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Code Science Field Subfield
6.02.00  Humanities  Archaeology   

Code Science Field
H340  Humanities  Archaeology 
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Researchers (14)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  06252  PhD Mihael Budja  Archaeology  Head  2001 - 2003  301 
2.  06486  PhD Bojan Djurić  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  373 
3.  13402  MSc Miran Erič  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2002  213 
4.  20950  PhD Andrej Gaspari  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  450 
5.  06250  Darja Grosman  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  84 
6.  02570  PhD Mitja Guštin  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  561 
7.  06245  Milena Horvat  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  85 
8.  16062  Dušan Kramberger  Art history  Researcher  2001 - 2003  83 
9.  15757  PhD Milan Lovenjak  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  181 
10.  12447  PhD Branko Mušič  Humanities  Researcher  2001 - 2003  336 
11.  10759  PhD Predrag Novaković  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  275 
12.  18849  PhD Katarina Katja Predovnik  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  266 
13.  09561  PhD Božidar Slapšak  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  219 
14.  05829  PhD Ljubinka Teržan  Archaeology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  474 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0581  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts  Ljubljana  1627058  98,181 
Abstract
The research program aims at verifying a variety of hypotheses about the archaeological past, by observing regional samples of archaeological landscapes and settlement (Karst, Ljubljana Moors, Krka-Dobova plain, Hvar island), and specific categories of material culture (ceramics, cut stone, stone tools, metal). The problems addressed deal with cultural change and process (e.g. neolitisation), aspects of settlement, land use and landscape planning (ancient land divisions), and mechanisms of production and distribution of material culture. Research tools applied/developed include typologies of classes of material culture, stratigraphic sequences by regions, graphic archives of sites and landscapes, ceramic archives, and corpuses of art production. Special attention is given to methods and techniques of acquiring/retrieving archaeological field data, both by prospections (aerial photo interpretation, geophysics, systematic surface surveys) and excavation, and related both to artefactual and environmental remains (ecofacts). In the frames of cultural archaeology, two units of observation are clearly conceptualized and operationalized: the »site«, locus of concentrated archaeological finds interpretable as locus of past human activity, and »archaeological culture«, supra-regional unit marked by distribution of typical archaeological finds, serving as metaphor for «people« as agent of historical process. On the other hand, research on aspects of culture, which articulate at the regional level, has led to major innovations and breakthroughs in the field, establishing as it does meaningful links with other disciplinary fields and traditions. It has enabled connecting »sites« into hierarchically or otherwise structured units/systems, and conceptualizing the landscape both as »site« and as »artefact«. The program is devoted to systematically exploiting information inherent in spatial organisation of archaeological record, inasmuch as this record reflects spatial articulation of aspects of culture under study. In the process, units of observation will be defined according to the nature of the aspect of past culture observed, and will differ considerably from case to case both in terms of extent, and of the rationale dictating the choice of limits. Aspects observed range from macro cultural process such as neolitisation, rural settlement and land use, industrial production and marketing, and ideological repesentation.
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