ARTIST AND ARCHAEOLOGIST / ARTIST ARCHAEOLOGIST / ARCHAEOLOGIST ARTIST

June 15, 2016

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Another filmed TAG session: Session Abstract: Building on recent TAG sessions exploring the interplay between art and archaeology [’Between the Arts and Archaeological Interpretation’ (2014) and ‘Archaeology with Art: Space, Context, Fabrication, Gesture (2013)], this session seeks to explore the complexities involved when artists and archaeologists collaborate on a specific project. Artists have long been […]

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When You Are More Likely to Die of Cancer Than Become an Academic in Archaeology!

June 13, 2016

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‘When You are more Likely to Die of Cancer than Become an Academic: What is the Role of PhD students?’ is the title of a paper of mine that was published about two months ago. It is Open Access i.e. free to read and to reproduce and really to do what ever you want with […]

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Rethinking the Archaeological Map

June 8, 2016

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This week’s archaeology conference videos, again from TAG, are… map related: From the very beginning of archaeological practice, maps (and plans) have been one of the discipline’s most fundamental tools. The number, variety and prominence of maps in archaeology have been increasing further since the beginning of the 1990s due to the availability of a […]

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Blurring the Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Archaeology

June 1, 2016

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Your Wednesday archaeology conference videos! Again, from the TAG conference. Archaeology is well known for the vast scope of its study and the range of theories and practices it employs, often borrowed and adapted from other disciplines. However, in spite of this intellectual diversity, and an increasing amount of inter-disciplinary research, archaeological conferences often feature […]

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Tyrannical Tales? Fiction as Archaeological Method

May 25, 2016

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Your Wednesday conference videos: A session at the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC) in March 2015 brought together a group of archaeologists and novelists (and archaeologist-novelists) to debate the value of historical fiction as an archaeological technique. The result was a lively discussion that left the participants (both speakers and audience) convinced that there was […]

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Advances in Prehistoric Art

May 18, 2016

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TAG videos: The overarching aim of the session is to bring together researchers of art in prehistoric archaeology, from any period, or using theories and methods that could be applied to prehistoric art, whether with a technical or theoretical focus, from within the discipline or beyond, to facilitate the sharing of recent research, thoughts, techniques, […]

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Heterarchies or Hierachies

May 11, 2016

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Videos from TAG: Traditional models of social organisation and production stress the development of stratification and the emergence of hierarchies of power and settlement; whether for example early Bronze Age elites or later Bronze Age ‘great enclosures’, hillforts versus ‘open’ settlements in the middle Iron Age, the dramatic increase of artefacts and materialities apparently emphasising […]

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