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The West as an Edge

September 30, 2015


At the 2015 SHA conference in Seattle I was able to record some of the talks, sessions, plenary etc. It has taken a little while but now I have the SHA permission to share the videos. So here is the plenary whose topic was ‘The West as an Edge: Defining and Exploring Current Approaches in Archaeology’. […]

Crowdfunding: freedom, frustration or fantasy?

September 24, 2015


Crowdfunding in archaeology is something I am interested in and have blogged about a couple of times (see Tracing Finds: A Case Study in Crowdfunding Archaeology, Are Crowdfunding Platforms Worth it?, Fairy Godmothers Do Exist- Crowdfunding Archaeology, You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger! The Money of Crowdfunding Archaeology and Heritage, Crowdfunding Archaeology- a […]

Jobs in American Archaeology: Pay for CRM Archaeologists

September 23, 2015


This paper came out a few months ago and I had thought I had placed it online as a Green Open Access paper (because, you know, if no one reads it than what is the point?)… but turns out the repository put an automatic embargo on it (thank you Chris for asking about publications which […]

Jobs in British Archaeology 2014-15

September 18, 2015


How much did UK archaeologists make in 2014-15? I have got the answers for you in the annual Jobs in British Archaeology report. This is the draft article, the final one will appear in The Archaeologist in the next couple of months. I am putting up a pre-print online to get feedback so the final […]

The Future of Our Profession

September 7, 2015


The last video session from the CIfA conference: It is the year 2050 and a group of archaeologists are discussing how to approach the complex archaeological remains which the planned HS5 driver‐less vehicle speedway will demolish in its wake. Who are they? Where do they work? What techniques are they using? And what post‐nominals do […]

The Future of Their Profession

September 3, 2015


One of the last sessions from the CIfA Conference- The Future of Their Profession Receiving a Royal Charter is a very significant recognition of the Institute and its work. It acknowledges the professionalism of CIfA members, and allows us all to seek or assert parity of esteem with fellow professionals in other chartered institutes. So […]

Our past, its future: the built environment in a changing world

August 26, 2015


Another video recorded session from the CIfA conference: Our past, its future: the built environment in a changing world Organiser(s): Ed James, Beacon Planning Ltd and Cath Poucher, Historic England English Heritage’s NHPP 2011-2015 and Key Messages Report (2013) identify a suite of environmental and related threats to our built heritage. The obvious implications of […]