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Foreshore Forum 2018 – Part 2

December 4, 2019

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The second half of the videos from the Foreshore Forum: Archaeology and Performance at Bankside’s First Tudor Playhouse https://youtu.be/IByxJo-juxs The Colne Valley in Prehistory https://youtu.be/n7p7XSjvp7M When the Facts Change: Finding Officers’ Households at Roman Forts https://youtu.be/CxYg3ieDM7k Archaeological Evidence for Change in Tidal Levels on the Thames, an Update https://youtu.be/yRKoaROwCNQ The Golden Age of Thames Antiquarians […]

Foreshore Forum 2018 – Part 1

November 29, 2019

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One of the conferences I really like to attend is the Foreshore forum because I know very little about archaeology along the Thames and for the community archaeology aspect. Here are the videos we made of last year’s conference. Welcome and year in Review https://youtu.be/SjfUmERjfXQ Art as Archaeology https://youtu.be/Q377oK-vyx8 Special Mysterry FROG https://youtu.be/nVbRG43uUeY Older Londoners […]

CAAUK 2018 Edinburgh – Part 4

November 27, 2019

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The last of the CAAUK videos: Twenty years after. Challenges and successes in digital archiving https://youtu.be/0XIS2HIl78U The following paper provides a reflective historiography on the ongoing work of the Archaeology Data Service (ADS), the only accredited UK digital archive for archaeological data. As the organisation moves past its twentieth year the landscape it inhabits has […]

CAAUK 2018 Edinburgh – Part 3

November 20, 2019

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The next set of CAAUK videos of the presentations: Wemyss Caves 4D: a digital future for the Pictish Wemyss Caves, Fife Scotland https://youtu.be/7C0FLNU001A Wemyss Caves 4D is a collaborative digital documentation and interpretation project involving archaeologists from the SCAPE Trust, University of St Andrews and the community group Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves Society (SWACS). […]

CAAUK 2018 Edinburgh – Part 2

November 18, 2019

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Another set of videos from the CAA conference: Roman Frontier or Fortified Road? GIS Analysis of the Gask Ridge https://youtu.be/OrPUSm1c60k Shortly after arriving in Scotland in the early AD 70s, the Roman Army constructed a series of forts, fortlets, and towers in the central belt between the Forth-Clyde valley and the river Tay. This assembly […]

CAAUK 2018 Edinburgh – Part 1

November 8, 2019

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A year ago I helped run the CAAUK conference in Edinburgh. I thought I would share the videos we made of the presentations: CIDOC CRM and CRMarchaeo A vision of use for the ‘future’ https://youtu.be/D1ZaEwWlDtw Recent work by Holtorf and May et al (2018) has highlighted the simultaneous desire to pass archaeological knowledge on to […]

The Society for Museum Archaeology Annual Conference 2018 Part 2

November 6, 2019

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The second half of the videos of the presentations from The Society for Museum Archaeology Annual Conference. A new approach to rationalising archaeological shell https://youtu.be/Lak6KUrHuh8 Displaying the Dead: results of the Leeds Museum visitor survey https://youtu.be/WIJcbuT4SFM Documentation and Curation of 3D Visualization Projects https://youtu.be/krNWLyay9z4 Positive Action with a 3D Printer https://youtu.be/xL3p9iCHHFY Visitor perceptions of, and […]

The Society for Museum Archaeology Annual Conference 2018 Part 1

November 1, 2019

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This was a new conference that I filmed last year. It was a really enjoyable conference and I hope you like the videos of the presentations: About the Conference The Society convenes for its two-day conference every autumn. Held in a different region of the UK each year, it usually addresses a theme of topical […]

Archaeological Research in Progress 2018

October 30, 2019

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Every year Archaeology Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland host a conference on research in progress happening around Scotland. Last year I filmed it. You can see the videos here: Conference info Archaeological Research in Progress 2018 is the annual national conference that gives you the opportunity to hear about the most recent […]

Heritage and Community Engagement in Action

October 25, 2019

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The last of the CIfA sessions that we videoed. This one is on public archaeology: Session info In this session we will explore examples of successful collaboration between professional archaeological and cultural heritage practitioners and local communities. The focus will be on experiences gained from working in communities that have had less exposure to exploring […]

Brighton and beyond: collaborative approaches to managing urban prehistoric monuments

October 23, 2019

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A session for the CIfA conference that we filmed. This one dealing with the local archaeology, for the conference: Session Abstract The venue for this year’s CIfA conference is also one of the region’s more interesting and important prehistoric monuments: an early Neolithic Causewayed Enclosure. This sits within a complex urban fringe landscape with a […]

Stop, collaborate and listen: innovators and inhibitors in the 21st-century

October 18, 2019

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Another session we videoed at the CIfA conference: Session Abstract The professional practice of archaeology requires skills and knowledge from a diverse range of subject areas. Inspiration from these adjacent sectors enables us to study and communicate the progression of human society; yet, as a profession, we have yet to wholeheartedly embrace innovation in practical […]

Reconnecting archaeology

October 16, 2019

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Something to watch this midweek. Another videoed session from the CIfA conference. Session Info: If you speak to archaeologists about what attracts them to the discipline, they tend to speak in terms of belonging. They want be part of the ‘tribe’ of fellow archaeologists. But there are divisions in our field, which many decry. There […]

Whose archaeology is it?

October 11, 2019

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Some of the videoed presentations from an intense CIfA session. Session Info: A hundred years on from the Representation of the People Act, we want to ask hard questions about how representative archaeology is and what our role is in a society with a very different demographic make-up to our profession. At a time when […]

Pulling together policies for archaeology in the 21st-century

October 9, 2019

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While archaeology does look at the past, it also have an interest in the future. A few video presentations from the CIfA conference on where archaeology could go: Session Abstract 21st-century Challenges for Archaeology, a series of six online discussions and workshops in 2017, considered themes and issues that loom large in the practice of […]

Making the most of the assessment stage

October 4, 2019

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An important session from the CIfA conference that looked at one of the most overlooked aspect of archaeology. Enjoy the videos: Session Details: This workshop will critically examine the post excavation assessment, how it has developed, how it is used in current commercial practice and what role, if any, the PXA has in the on-going […]

Growing your career from student to post excavation environmental specialist

October 2, 2019

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A session we filmed at the CIfA conference: Session Abstract: Most modern archaeological fieldwork projects are followed by post-excavation investigations which usually include the assessment, analysis and reporting of various organic components recovered from environmental soil samples and may also include geoarchaeological research. Environmental archaeologists will encounter material from a wide range of periods, terrains […]

Collaborative approaches to managing cultural heritage in challenging landscapes

September 27, 2019

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An interesting session we filmed at the CIfA conference: Session Abstract: A protected landscape can be defined as an area, which has a clear boundary, within which nature, wildlife and heritage are protected, ensuring that people can continue to benefit from the natural and historic environments without destroying them. Though these landscapes may have a […]

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2017: Part 5

September 25, 2019

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The last of the big Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference videos: Nungate memories: the pleasures of oral recording https://youtu.be/QuYfrLss_DA The importance of memory in the park context https://youtu.be/KaDxihmg8P4 Walking Tours on Wheels, Paisley https://youtu.be/K3BSFh8kRt0 Rejuvenating the West Boathouse https://youtu.be/7RTs7DqJRv0 Inspiring landscapes: the life and times of Muirhead Bone https://youtu.be/j4xGRKL378M Personal reflections on community heritage in Scotland: […]

RIP Theresa O’Mahony

September 24, 2019

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I have just got in from the field to discover that Theresa O’Mahony passed away on Sunday. She was a tireless advocate for disabled archaeologists and for the inclusion of those with disabilities into archaeology. She created the enabled archaeology foundation https://enabledarchaeologyfoundation.org/ fought so many battles I don’t think anyone has be able to count […]

Transnational perspectives on the legacy of ancient pasts in contemporary Europe

September 20, 2019

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Some light viewing for your weekend… A session we filmed at EAA: This session aims to bring together researchers involved in interdisciplinary studies examining the contemporary heritages of Iron Age, Roman and Early Medieval pasts in Europe. It will present and discuss the regional variability of the methodological approaches that have been adopted and the […]

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2017: Part 4

September 18, 2019

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Another post from the big 2017 Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. As with the other posts the topics are mixed up: Govanhill Baths’ experience of Community Shares https://youtu.be/uiwEtlIS9Wc Heritage assets creating a platform for community-led regeneration https://youtu.be/YueaLNx861g Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society https://youtu.be/WvnC875qkdQ New Forest Archaeology: motivating communities and enhancing their engagement https://youtu.be/sAk5qaxjygo CINE: making virtual […]

The power of populations: integrating bioarchaeological and historical methods for the assessment of our medieval past.

September 13, 2019

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It is Friday, so video time. Here is another session from EAA: Session Info Author: Altena, Eveline (Netherlands) – Leiden University Medical Center Co-Author(s): Inskip, Sarah (United Kingdom) – Cambridge University Keywords: Middle ages, Bioarchaeology,History, Populations Researching the biological characteristics of individuals provides key information for understanding the functioning of past populations. While physical anthropological […]

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2017: Part 3

September 11, 2019

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Another week and another set of videos from the big Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. As before, they are a bit mixed up so the topics are all over the place: Feats of Clay: Bronze Age metalworking at North Kessock https://youtu.be/R2ieTY6HoXY The Living Wells Project – community heritage and the interpretation of holy wells in Wales […]

Beyond low lands: the European relevance of the study of bronze age and iron age communities in the low countries

September 6, 2019

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Another wee videoed session from the EAA conference: Session Info: Author: Arnoldussen, Stijn (Netherlands) – Groningen University; Stichting Metaaltijdenonderzoek Nederland Co-Author(s): De Mulder, Guy (Belgium) – UGent, Vakgroep Archeologie; Cellule Archéologie des âges des métauxWarmenbol, Eugène (Belgium) – Faculté de Philosophie et Sc. sociales, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Cellule Archéologie des âges des métauxTheunissen, Liesbeth […]

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2017: Part 2

September 4, 2019

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Another batch of videos from the big Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. It is a mixed bag in terms of topics. Not sure how it happened, but when the videos got added to the YouTube playlist they was not really an order to it: Remember Us: Muslim communities and the First World War https://youtu.be/V1xMv_yt2Zo Digging In: […]

Malta: a roadmap towards a global convention

August 30, 2019

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Another videoed session from the EAA conference: Session Info: Author: Willems, Annemarie (Finland) – AW Heritage Consultancy; ED for Friends of ICAHM; Associate member International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) Co-Author(s): Comer, Douglas (United States) – President, International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM); Principal, Cultural Site Research and Management; Chairman, United […]

Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2017: Part 1

August 28, 2019

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In 2017, Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference went big for the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and ran multiple sessions over several days. Thought I would share some of them with you: Diving in: how volunteers are uncovering the stories of Arlington Baths https://youtu.be/t5x2IqNpkGg A new dimension on Scotland’s rock art https://youtu.be/De9m6g0whRY Welcome to Glasgow […]

Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment

August 23, 2019

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Another old EAA session we filmed for you to enjoy on your weekend: Session Abstract: Author: Huvila, Isto (Sweden) – Uppsala University Co-Author(s): Dallas, Costis (Canada) – University of TorontoLaužikas, Rimvydas (Lithuania) – University of Vilnius Keywords: practices, knowledge, use, research, digital The last ten years saw significant growth in the use of digital methods […]

TAFAC Conference 2017

August 21, 2019

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Yes, I am a bit behind on these video posts. I hope you enjoy this great TAFAC conference from 2017:   TAFAC’s annual conference takes place on the first Saturday in November. Each year we meet in a different location in Dundee, Perth or Fife, in turn. 2017 Conference took place in Dundee on Saturday […]

Re-thinking how European contract archaeology can best contribute to society

August 16, 2019

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Here is another EAA session for your viewing pleasure; something to watch on your weekend: Session Abstract: Less than two decades ago, contract archaeology in many countries was nearly entirely development-led or state-controlled. Today it is a competitive business. In many countries this has resulted in an unambitious but cheap archaeology that lacks social impact. […]

East Lomond Hillfort in Context

August 14, 2019

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This part of my series of posts on conference presentations, that I have filmed. This one is a one day conference: Conference Info To celebrate this summer’s successful excavations at East Lomond Hill an academic day-conference will be hosted by Falkland Stewardship Trust at Falkland Estate on 11th November. The event is organised by OJT […]

The message, not the medium: improving lecturing at international conferences.

August 9, 2019

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A session we filmed at the EAA conference a while back. I am always amazed at the lack of practical presentation training new archaeologists receive and I am glad conferences are not starting to run more of these sessions: Session Details Author: Collis, John (United Kingdom) – University of Sheffield Co-Author(s): Pearce, Mark (United Kingdom) […]

People of the North Sea

August 7, 2019

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A nice session for EAA we filmed a little while ago, this this week’s midweek archaeology videos: Abstract: The Migration period (4th-5th centuries AD) and its aftermath was a formative phase in the history of the lands bordering the North Sea. Migrations resulted in the formation of new societies, which not only developed new identities, […]

World heritage sites – managing our global archaeological heritage

July 26, 2019

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For you weekend viewing pleasure, some videos from the CIfA conference in Newcastle: SESSION ABSTRACT World Heritage Sites (WHS) are inscribed by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee under the World Heritage Convention of 1972, which aims at the identification, protection, conservation, presentation and transmission to future generations of cultural and natural heritage of Outstanding Universal […]

Developing International Geoarchaeology- Day 2 & 3

July 24, 2019

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If you enjoyed last weeks videos on geoarchaeology, then I have some more for you: Garbage In – Wisdom Out! Geoarchaeological Investigation of Sedimentation Processes and Waste Disposal Practices at the Latène Settlement Basel-Gasfabrik https://youtu.be/tV9GSgXWXr8 David Brönnimann1, Norbert Spichtig 2, Guido Lassau 2, Philippe Rentzel1 1 Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science, University of Basel, Switzerland […]

Developing International Geoarchaeology- Day 1

July 19, 2019

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For you weekend pleasure, some Geoarchaeology. These videos are from the 7th Developing International Geoarchaeology conference:   From Green Sahara to Desert River: 6000 Years of Environmental Change in the Sudanese Nile Valley https://youtu.be/4XRCctf8Kx4  Jamie Woodward   Regional Stratigraphy, Tephrochronology, and Human Occupation of the Upper Susitna Basin, Central Alaska https://youtu.be/6OC5gY6zLgs John C. Blong School […]

Built Heritage in Conflict – Protecting global built heritage in war zones; the role of the buildings archaeologist and conservation professional

July 17, 2019

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Unfortunately, I have let this blog fall by the wayside as of late. So to get back into the grove I will try to clear my back log of video posts. First up is this one from the CIfA conference in Newcastle: Session: Built Heritage in Conflict – Protecting global built heritage in war zones; […]