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Nautical Archaeology Society Courses in 2019 at ICUA Zadar

 

In 2019 ICUA Zadar in cooperation with Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) will continue to organize NAS courses. NAS courses aim to provide not just an introduction to the underwater archaeology, but also offer people a chance to build their skills and experience, allowing them to take part in projects and fieldwork around the world and perhaps to run their own projects.

The ICUA Team will conduct NAS courses during 2019 in the vicinity of the small medieval city of Bale in Istria County. This year during lectures and practical exercises we will have help form Peta Knott, NAS Education Officer. Theoretical lectures and practical exercises will be conducted at the diving club “Old Diver” which is situated within the campground Mon Perin.

 

Timetable
- Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology - 16th May 2019
- Part I Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology - 17th - 18th May 2019
- Part II - practical underwater work for gaining data for writing Final report will be conducted in period from 16th - 22nd May 2019 in archaeological shipwreck site near islet Velika Sestrica in the Rovinj County.

 

More information
Introduction to foreshore and underwater archaeology course will consist of theoretical lectures - Site types and dating methods, Underwater finds, 2D survey and a practical session - drawing on land and underwater (one dive).

Part I certificate in foreshore and underwater archaeology course will consist of theoretical lectures - Carrying out an archaeological project, Locating and exploring a site, Project safety and logistics, 3D survey, Dealing with finds, Post field activity and practical sessions - getting to know a site and recording a site (two dives).

 

Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology
Location: campground Mon Perin
Tutors: Mladen Pešić, Luka Bekić, Roko Surić (ICUA), Peta Knott (NAS)
Date: 16th May 2019
The price of the course is HRK 375,00 (EUR 50,00)

 

Part I Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology
Location: campground Mon Perin
Tutors: Mladen Pešić, Luka Bekić, Roko Surić (ICUA), Peta Knott (NAS)
Date: 17th - 18th May 2019
The price of the course is HRK 750,00 (EUR 100,00)

 

Courses requirements
The requirements for the Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology and for Part I Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology are Open Water Diver (OWD), CMAS* or an equivalent diving certificate and medical certificate ensuring fitness for diving. Participants will have to present diving insurance upon getting official information for acceptance to the course.

Course fee includes:

- NAS training record card
- printed materials for different course modules
- renting and filling of diving air tanks during the course
- magazine Submerged Heritage
- one year free NAS membership

 

Participants should provide personal diving equipment or they can rent it at a local diving club (expenses not covered by the organizers). The organizers will cover the costs of renting and filling diving air tanks during the course.

Participants should arrange transportation to resort Mon Rubin by themselves at their own expense. The organizers reserve the right to change the location of the course lectures in Bale or Rovinj County.

Participants should arrange accommodation during the courses by themselves at their own expense.

The number of participants for each course is limited, so send in your applications as soon as possible!

The course will be held in English, if English speakers apply.

Applications and accompanying documentation (short CV, copy of diving certificate, copy of valid medical certificate ensuring fitness for diving) should be sent by e-mail  to the attention of Mr. Mladen Pešić ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Deadline for submission of the documents is 4th April 2019. All applicants will be informed about acceptance by 5th April 2019.

 

 

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