Browsing All posts tagged under »Archaeology«

Wetland Settlement: Understanding the motivation behind living out on the water

November 26, 2015


Here is another videoed session from EAA. This one deals with some really interesting wetland archaeology. If you are reading this via email alert or rss you might have to click the urls or visit this page. More videos at Dr.Anne Crone, AOC Archaeology Group. Prof.Aidan O’Sullivan, University College Dublin School of Archaeology. Dr.Graeme […]

Critical mass: working together for a better archaeology

November 24, 2015


Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and the Council for British Archaeology held a joint conference in October called Critical Mass: working together for a better archaeology. It aimed to ‘…bring together practitioners, volunteers and organisations to think about how we can all work together for a better archaeology. Combining inspirational talks with workshop discussions covering a […]

Are we Archaeologists or are we Social Workers?

November 19, 2015


Hi All, I am running a session at this year’s CIfA conference. If any of you are interested in submitting a paper the deadline is November 23rd (abstracts emailed to session organizers). More info on all the call for papers can be found here- And if you are interested in submitting a paper to […]

Climate Change and Heritage Management: Measuring and Monitoring the Impacts of Future Climate and Environmental Change on the Historic Environment and Cultural Resources

November 3, 2015


Tired of conference videos yet? I hope not because this was a very interesting session at EAA about climate change and cultural resources (If you are reading this through an RSS feed reader or email notification you may not see the videos and will have to view them on the page, sorry about that)- Session […]

Equity (Issues) for All, Historical Archaeology as a Profession in the 21st Century

October 29, 2015


When I was at the SHA’s in January I was privilege enough to be at a roundtable organized by Ashley Morton, M.A., RPA (Fort Walla Walla Museum, Archaeology Program Manager) and Lewis Jones, M.A. (Indiana University, PhD Candidate) on issues in Archaeology. It is a session they have run three times now (I am 2 […]

Graffiti Archaeologists!

October 28, 2015


Most people don’t know this about me but as an undergraduate I double majored in Anthropology (Archaeology) and Art Studio. With my AS focus being drawing (graphite and charcoal)¬† and street art. I stuck to mainly stencil work (a long time to make the stencils but much quicker to put up) but always had fun […]

Intangible Cultural Heritage and Archaeological Studies of Social Identity

October 26, 2015


A videoed session from EAA that raised some very interesting discussion about what is ‘heritage’- Session Abstract: Ms.Leonora O’Brien, AECOM. Dr.Gerry Wait, Nexus Heritage. Dr.Ibrahima Thiaw, Laboratoired’Arch√©ologie Connecting archaeological identities to ethnic and social identity is a contentious area of archaeological and anthropological theory and practice. This session explores these debates through the lens of […]