Browsing All posts tagged under »Archaeology«

Visualising Skyscapes: Material Forms of Cultural Engagement with the Heavens

October 2, 2017

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The last of the sessions we filmed from the 2016 TAG conference: Session Details Fabio Silva, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Liz Henty, University of Wales Trinity Saint Landscape archaeology opened up new avenues for archaeologists to understand how the environment that societies inhabit determines their interactions with their surroundings, creating part of […]

Marine archaeology: global standards for protection and professional practice

September 20, 2017

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For those of you who prefer your archaeology seaside- a session we filmed at the CIfA conference: Session Details Organisers: Victoria Cooper, Royal HaskoningDHV; Katy Bell, University of Winchester; Alison James, Historic England SESSION ABSTRACT Provision for protection and management of the marine historic environment varies widely on a global scale. There are just 55 […]

Maximising the research potential from infrastructure projects

September 18, 2017

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Another session from the CIfA conference, one especially for those working in commercial archaeology: Session Details Organisers: Dave A Petts, University of Durham; Andy J Howard, University of Durham and Landscape Research & Management, Bridgnorth SESSION ABSTRACT Large-scale archaeological fieldwork programmes based on major infrastructure developments offer unique challenges and opportunities for researchers. Often comprising […]

A broader vision for Brexit: impacts and advocacy for a global institute

September 13, 2017

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Before Brexit became the train-wreck we all know and love, back when it was just a dumpster fire, there was a session at the CIfA conference about Brexit and Archaeology. We filmed it so you can view it now: Session Details Organisers: Rob Lennox, CIfA; Nick Shepherd, FAME The decision of the British electorate on […]

How are we making archaeology accessible for all and are we doing it well enough?

September 11, 2017

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Dealing with disabilities is something close to my heart. So it was a real pleasure to film this session at CIfA and to share it with you now: Session Details Organisers: Theresa O’Mahony, Enabled Archaeology; Victoria Reid, Access to Archaeology. Supported by the CIfA Equality and Diversity Group We need to be a more dynamic […]

Finding our global past: exploring cultures and creating a culture of collaboration

September 6, 2017

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Another session we filmed from the CIfA conference. Hope you enjoy: Session Details Organisers: Katherine Baxter, Society for Museum Archaeology; Jane Evans, Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service; James Gerrard, Newcastle University Artefacts are central to any consideration of archaeology as a global profession, reflecting trade, demography, migration, and cultural exchange for all periods. Such themes […]

What do you mean, you don’t recognise my qualification? Understanding skills and measuring competence in archaeology

September 4, 2017

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Life has kept me busy for the last couple of months so I haven’t been posting… or even clearing out my queue of posts that I wanted to get out. I will make an effort to get this backlog out. Here is a session from the CIfA conference we filmed. Session Details: Kate Geary, CIfA; […]