General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Arqueología Y Turismo
Language Spanish
Module lecturer dr Michał Krueger
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position assistant professor
Faculty Faculty of Archeology
Semester 2022/2023 (winter)
Duration 15


Timetable will be announced later. 

Module aim (aims)

- to present the most important methods of research in archaeology

- to present an overview of the basic themes in archaeological tourism

- to present main destinations of archaeological tourism

- to discuss the problem of commercialization of the past and impact of tourism on the archaeological record


Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)



- History of archaeological tourism

- Principles of archaeology: survey, excavation and laboratory studies of archaeological artefacts

- Musealization and commercialization of archaeological heritage

- Aims and typology of archeological journeys 

- Destinations of archaeological tourism: case studies from the Mediterranean basin

- Destinations of archaeological tourism: case studies from Poland

- Final discussion: impact of tourism on the archaeological record






Reading list

Chowaniec, R. 2017, Archaeology for everyone. Presenting archaeological heritage to the public in Poland, Warszawa, Uniwersytet Warszawski. 

Fagan B., 1993, The Arrogant Archaeologist [in:] K. D. Vitelli (ed.), Archaeological Ethics, Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, 238-243.

Melotti M., 2008, Turismo archeologico. Dalle piramidi alle veneri di plastica, Bruno Mondadori, Milano.

Pawleta M., 2022, Public Archaeology in Poland: State of the Art and Future Directions, European Journal of Archaeology 25(1): 103-118.

Renfrew C., Bahn P. 2011, ArqueologíaTeoríaMétodos y Práctica. Akal, Madrid. 

Walker C., Carr N., 2013, Tourism and Archaeology: An Introduction [in:] C. Walker and N. Carr (eds.) Tourism and archaeology. Sustainable meeting grounds, Routledge, London - New York, 11-36.