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Would an Independent Scotland Increase or Decrease Heritage and Archaeology Funding?

September 17, 2014

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On the issue of Scotland’s independence, the ‘Yes’  campaign says, “the roads will be paved with gold, which we will ride our unicorns on”, and the ‘No Thanks’ campaign says, “the devil will set up his new home in Scotland as it degrades into a failed state” when it comes to the future of economy and […]

A Tale of Two Countries: Scottish Independence and the Archaeology workforce

September 16, 2014

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A Tale of Two Countries I laid out how many aspects of Archaeology and Heritage will not change with an independent Scotland in my last post. But, there are many issues that an Independent Scotland would be dramatically different than the current UK and no more so that the future makeup of their workforce. An […]

What an Independent Scotland would mean for Archaeology and Heritage.

September 15, 2014

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On September 18th the people of Scotland will vote on their independence from the United Kingdom, potentially becoming the oldest-newest independent nation in the world. Until last week the result of the referendum was predictable, the ‘Yes’ campaign (pro-independence) was heading for a shellacking. A few months ago some polls had the No Campaign, more correctly […]

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference

August 26, 2014

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I have updated these videos for Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. I had originally posted this on November 14th, 2013 but since then I have gotten better software and more experience.  So I digitally remastered the videos (makes me sound like a movie studio) i.e. re-edited the videos. It should be a more enjoyable viewing experience. […]

Archaeological Research in Progress Conference

June 11, 2014

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Another conference and another couple of videos. Though you will find that the sound is much better with these than the last ones I posted. Brief- May 31st 2014, Archaeological Research in Progress Conference in Dundee Scotland. I video recorded and then edited the presentations. I hope you enjoy them: Depicting the Dead: Faces from […]

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference

November 14, 2013

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I have updated these videos for Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. I had originally posted this on November 14th, 2013 but has since gotten better software and more experience.  So I digitally remastered the videos (makes me sound like a movie studio). It should be a more enjoyable viewing experience. As part of the conference there was […]

Digipubarch Conference Video- Let’s Get Digital, Digital!

November 14, 2012

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Cara, from Archaeology Scotland, presents some great work they are going at Adopt-a-Monument, at the Digital Engagement in Archaeology Conference: Abstract: Let’s Get Digital, Digital! Adopt-a-Monument and Digital Engagement Adopt-a-Monument is a five year scheme which encourages communities to take a lead role in conserving and promoting their local heritage. We help with a variety of […]