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“Gnu directions in r-chaeology”: innovations in the use of free and open source software (foss) to achieve an open archaeology

February 17, 2017


A good way to start everyone weekend is with some open source work. Here is another video recorded session from the EAA conference: Author – Orton, David, University of York, York, United Kingdom (Presenting author) Co-author(s) – Birch, Thomas, UCL Qatar, Doha, Qatar Co-author(s) – Ot rola-Castillo, Erik, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States of […]

Petrification Processes in (Pre-)History

February 15, 2017


Petrification of the past – not a concept I had ever thought about until we filmed this session at the EAA conference. And I am very glad that we did as it has been a very simulating topic to mull over. You can see all the presentations we filmed below discussing the topic. Session Details: […]

Placing Medieval Buildings in Context

February 10, 2017


Buildings archaeology can be one of the forgotten aspects of archaeology because of the belief that traditional archaeology is about digging holes to find stuff and not examining standing heritage. Moreover, if a building is buried it tends to be its foundations that survive which makes if difficult for people to imagine the full 3D […]

Safe Behind Walls and Ramparts? Archaeological Perspectives on Early Modern Fortifications In The Baltic and Scandinavian Region

February 8, 2017


Are you a big fan of castles? Are fortifications your reason for getting up in the morning? Or do you just have an interest in all things in the past? Well we have got you covered with this session we filmed at the EAA conference. Session Details: Thursday, 1 September 2016, 09:00-18:30 Faculty of History, […]

Under the Raised Roof: Creating the Space for Family and Community

February 3, 2017


Happy Friday everyone. If you are looking for something relaxing to do over the weekend then might I suggest some nice conference videos from the EAA conference in Vilnius. Here is one of the sessions we filmed: Session Details: Friday, 2 September 2016, 09:00-16:00 Faculty of History, Room 330 Author – McCullagh, Roderick, Historic Environment […]

Hu New Developments in Isotope and Trace Element Analyses

February 1, 2017


Archaeology has been revolutionised by many scientific techniques like carbon dating and XRF. One that has really had an impact on archaeology is the examination of isotopes. These was a session at the EAA conference that explored the topic and we managed to film it: Session Abstract: Thursday, 1 September 2016, 14:00-18:30 Author – Plomp, […]

Lithic Raw Materials in Prehistory: Sourcing, Network Distribution and Use

January 27, 2017


It has be a while since we have had videos from a EAA2016 session. Here is a session for all you lithics loving folks: Session Details Author – Bonsall, Clive, School of Edinburgh University, History, Classics, and Archaeology, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Presenting author) Co-author(s) – Gurova, Maria, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy […]