‘this house believes that archaeological resources are not finite, and are renewable’

April 11, 2016


Sarah May, of Heritage for Transformation, had the idea to have a full debate, following debate rules, at TAG in Bradford. If you remember last year I did a crowdfunding campaign to video TAG. Well some of those videos are done including the debate. It was very interesting to see people’s thoughts on if archaeological […]

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Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (UK Chapter) 2016

April 8, 2016


At the beginning of March the UK chapter of CAA (Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology) held their annual conference in Leicester. It was a two day event and there were lots of great talks of which I filmed a couple:     Seeing things differently. The use of combined geochemical and geophysical prospection […]

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To blog or not to blog… archaeology?

February 22, 2016


8 months ago I asked you readers if you could help a research student out by taking a survey about archaeology blogs. Fleur has now published her research, ‘To blog or not to blog’, you can down load the full thesis here (FREE)- https://www.academia.edu/21685550/To_blog_or_not_to_blog. She also got it approved so congratulations Fluer. While she does […]

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Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2015

February 15, 2016


Here are videos from this year’s Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference that I made. It was an excellent conference and there some great community lead heritage projects out there. Engaging the past in the present: ethics, challenges, opportunities. Ballintoy’s Hidden History – a community project Bennachie Landscapes Project Minute of Madness at Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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