Tips for an Archaeology Resume/CV if you just graduated or are about to

May 21, 2012

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In the past, I have posted about making an archaeology resume/CV. This has led to people contacting me making their resume/CV better because they are about to, or just did, graduate with a degree in archaeology and are looking to get a job. To share some of the insights I tell people here is an […]

Safeguarding the sublime: managing archaeology in protected landscapes

September 25, 2017

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We keep rolling with more CIfA conference videos. Here is another session we filmed: Session Details Organisers: Chris Jones, Historic Environment Officer, Northumberland National Park Authority; Natalie Ward, Senior Conservation Archaeologist, Peak District National Park Authority The world’s Protected Areas are recognised for their conservation of the natural environment. They also contain outstanding international examples […]

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Marine archaeology: global standards for protection and professional practice

September 20, 2017

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For those of you who prefer your archaeology seaside- a session we filmed at the CIfA conference: Session Details Organisers: Victoria Cooper, Royal HaskoningDHV; Katy Bell, University of Winchester; Alison James, Historic England SESSION ABSTRACT Provision for protection and management of the marine historic environment varies widely on a global scale. There are just 55 […]

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Maximising the research potential from infrastructure projects

September 18, 2017

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Another session from the CIfA conference, one especially for those working in commercial archaeology: Session Details Organisers: Dave A Petts, University of Durham; Andy J Howard, University of Durham and Landscape Research & Management, Bridgnorth SESSION ABSTRACT Large-scale archaeological fieldwork programmes based on major infrastructure developments offer unique challenges and opportunities for researchers. Often comprising […]

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A broader vision for Brexit: impacts and advocacy for a global institute

September 13, 2017

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Before Brexit became the train-wreck we all know and love, back when it was just a dumpster fire, there was a session at the CIfA conference about Brexit and Archaeology. We filmed it so you can view it now: Session Details Organisers: Rob Lennox, CIfA; Nick Shepherd, FAME The decision of the British electorate on […]

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How are we making archaeology accessible for all and are we doing it well enough?

September 11, 2017

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Dealing with disabilities is something close to my heart. So it was a real pleasure to film this session at CIfA and to share it with you now: Session Details Organisers: Theresa O’Mahony, Enabled Archaeology; Victoria Reid, Access to Archaeology. Supported by the CIfA Equality and Diversity Group We need to be a more dynamic […]

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Finding our global past: exploring cultures and creating a culture of collaboration

September 6, 2017

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Another session we filmed from the CIfA conference. Hope you enjoy: Session Details Organisers: Katherine Baxter, Society for Museum Archaeology; Jane Evans, Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service; James Gerrard, Newcastle University Artefacts are central to any consideration of archaeology as a global profession, reflecting trade, demography, migration, and cultural exchange for all periods. Such themes […]

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What do you mean, you don’t recognise my qualification? Understanding skills and measuring competence in archaeology

September 4, 2017

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Life has kept me busy for the last couple of months so I haven’t been posting… or even clearing out my queue of posts that I wanted to get out. I will make an effort to get this backlog out. Here is a session from the CIfA conference we filmed. Session Details: Kate Geary, CIfA; […]

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