Browsing All posts tagged under »Archaeology«

Saving Time: Conservation as a Means for Preserving and Advancing Archaeological Context

January 22, 2020

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This part of my series of posts on conference presentations, that I have filmed. This is another one from the TAG conference: Session Info Modern conservation practices and analytical techniques offer an array of information for building archaeological understanding and interpretation. Conservation can be an integral part of archaeological practice, creating informed strategies for proactive […]

Failure is Not Fatal

January 17, 2020

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This part of my series of posts on conference presentations, that I have filmed. This one is from the TAG conference: Session Info ‘Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.’ – Winston Churchill Human success, rather than human failure, has been valorized in our understanding of […]

How to See Time: A Visual Culture Perspective

January 15, 2020

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This part of my series of posts on conference presentations I have filmed. This one is from the TAG conference: Session info Time exerts a powerful influence on visual culture. Whether a whole landscape shaped by human agency, architecture, portable objects, or artwork, all visual media have a temporal context to which they belong, and […]

Unstuck in Time – Science Fiction, Speculative Futures and Archaeological Imaginings

January 10, 2020

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This is part of my series of posts on presentations I have filmed at conferences. This session comes from the TAG conference: Session info Science fiction and archaeology are a classic combination in popular culture – long before Indiana Jones’ Nazi foes unleashed the forces within the Ark of the Covenant there were dire consequences […]

Animal Timekeeping: From March Hares to Donkey’s Years

January 8, 2020

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This is part of my series of videos on archaeological presentations at conferences – usually ones I have filmed. Today is an interesting session from the TAG conference Session Info: Animal time infiltrates many areas of modern life, from being awoken by a dawn chorus of birds, to mourning the shorter lifespans of many of […]

Materiality of Time: Phenomenology and its Place in Archaeology

January 3, 2020

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Every Friday and Wednesday I publish an post on conference presentations I have videoed. Today’s is from the TAG conference: Session Info: In the past two decades, phenomenology has enjoyed its use within archaeological theory. This vein of inquiry saw its most fruitful deployment within the archaeology of Neolithic Britain during the mid to late […]

Time and Transitions: The Hybridization Threshold

January 1, 2020

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Happy new year. Here is a session we filmed at TAG that you might enjoy: Session Info Periods of transition are recognizable archaeologically for their jarring nature. These periods offer unique insights into conceptions of culture and community as individual and group identities respond and adapt. Particularly interesting are those transitions that occur through contact […]