Browsing All posts tagged under »Archeology«

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Legacies of Nazi Archaeology and Their Impact on Contemporary Prehistoric Research

December 7, 2015


Here are the last of the videos I did for the 2015 EAA conference in Glasgow. I learned a lot watching this presentations. While it should go without saying Nazis were and still are assholes it was interesting to learn about their treatment archaeologists- lots of them were killed. You were either a Nazi archaeologists […]

2015 Tayside and Fife Archaeological Committee Conference

November 30, 2015


A few weeks ago I was able to film the Tayside and Fife Archaeological Committee Conference, but we shorten it to TaFAC. There are some great videos to watch (if you are reading this via email or RSS feed you may need to visit the page to see the videos:           […]

I Need Your Help

November 29, 2015


Dear Readers, On Friday, I launched a crowdfunding campaign to support a project to film the TAG conference. The campaign is a bit tongue and cheek but the results are serious. If you have been following my posts for the last few months you would have seen lots of conference videos. While most of the […]

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 […]