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What do we, archaeologists, see as our grand challenges

February 1, 2016


What are the great challenges of archaeology? At the beginning of the month I sent out a call to see what my fellow archaeobloggers though were the ‘Grand Challenges’ of their archaeology in a blogging carnival. The responses have been amazing or ‘grand’ as Susan at ‘Don’t forget you shovel’ interpreted the phrase into the […]

The Grand Challenges for Archaeology: A Blogging Carnival

January 1, 2016


Its been over two years since I launched the Blogging Archaeology Blog Carnival. I think that is too long to go without a gathering of the Archaeology Blog-o-sphere so for the new year I am going to run a short blog carnival. If are wondering ‘what’s a blog carnival?’- it is when a host blog […]

Cards Against Archaeology

December 12, 2015


This last week we made buzzword bingo cards for Archaeology conferences. They are bingo cards filled with those phrases that are so over used at conferences that they are cliche. When I was crowdsourcing the cliches words a suggestion was made that it be turned into a Cards Against Humanity style game. If you are […]

The Legacies of Nazi Archaeology and Their Impact on Contemporary Prehistoric Research

December 7, 2015


Here are the last of the videos I did for the 2015 EAA conference in Glasgow. I learned a lot watching this presentations. While it should go without saying Nazis were and still are assholes it was interesting to learn about their treatment archaeologists- lots of them were killed. You were either a Nazi archaeologists […]

Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing- only united by the c-word?

December 3, 2015


A little while ago we, myself and Ben Lewis, filmed and edited videos from the MicroPasts workshop on Crowdfunding and Crowdfunding. Ben filmed and I edited so I did not get to see the workshop in-person but did get to watch the videos as I edited them. There was some interesting things said about both- […]

Living History, Open Air Museums and the Public

December 2, 2015


One of the last batches of videos from the EAA conference (if you are reading this via email or RSS videos may not appear).   Mrs.Helga Rösel-Mautendorfer, Freilichtmuseum Keltendorf Mitterkirchen. Dr.Jutta Leskovar, OÖ. Landesmuseum. Dr.Romana Scandolari, Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro. Mrs.Ida Sagnlandet Lejre, Demant All over Europe, living history is performed in […]

2015 Tayside and Fife Archaeological Committee Conference

November 30, 2015


A few weeks ago I was able to film the Tayside and Fife Archaeological Committee Conference, but we shorten it to TaFAC. There are some great videos to watch (if you are reading this via email or RSS feed you may need to visit the page to see the videos:           […]