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Subject Committee for Archaeology (SCFA)

About 30 universities in the UK have thriving departments or sections where archaeology is taught. They meet together regularly in the Subject Committee for Archaeology (SCFA – www.universityarchaeology.org.uk) to discuss matters of common concern and share experience. SCFA liaises with … Continue reading

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New journal: Ethnoarchaeology

Left Coast Press announces a new journal: ETHNOARCHAEOLOGY: Journal of Archaeological, Ethnographic, and Experimental Studies welcomes submission of original manuscripts of no more than 30 double spaced pages that advance aspects of ethnoarchaeological and experimental research as well as furthering … Continue reading

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Histories of Archaeology Research Network (HARN)

We are pleased to announce that the first meeting of the newly formed Histories of Archaeology Research Network (HARN), convened by Pamela Jane Smith, was held on 5 June 2008 at the Society of Antiquaries of London. The aim of … Continue reading

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Personal histories in archaeological theory and method

Pam Smith’s oral history seminars in Cambridge bringing together a number of well known archaeologists discussing the past are a great source of knowledge about archaeology’s (intellectual) history! 22nd October 2007 Meg Conkey Henrietta Moore Ruth Tringham Alison Wylie October … Continue reading

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Public discussion about the politics of re-enacting the Germanic past

Lebendige Wissenschaft oder verdeckte Propaganda? Germanendarstellung zwischen experimenteller Geschichtsforschung und völkischem Gedankengut Moderation: Christiane Poertgen Sonntag, 29. Juni 2008, 11.00 bis 13.00 Uhr Ort: Bürgerhaus im Schlosspark Marstallstr. 20, 33104 Paderborn-Schloss Neuhaus, Germany Historische Darsteller sind ausgesprochen beliebt – sowohl … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones hits the movie theatres this week…

… and archaeologists have been keen to jump on the bandwagon. News from the Archaeological Institute of Archaeology After years of being identified on screen as the legendary archaeologist “Indiana Jones,” actor Harrison Ford has won election to the Board … Continue reading

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CINARCHEA 2008

8. International Archaeology-Film-Festival April 23th – 26th, 2008, Kiel, Germany The theme of the CINARCHEA symposium 2008 is: “Archaeology – Movie – Museum“ As always, the symposium will facilitate communication and discussion, the exchange of ideas, perspectives and knowledge: participating … Continue reading

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Free access to online archaeology journals

Maney Publishing offers a 30 days free trial to its online archaeology and heritage journals. You need to fill in a simple form here. Choose access to the “Archaeology Collection“. You will get access to the following periodicals: Arms and … Continue reading

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Free online access to ALL SAGE journals!

SAGE, the publisher of the European Journal of Archaeology, is currently offering free online access to all their journals until 30 November: You can now register for free online access to over 460 SAGE journals until November 30, 2007! Register … Continue reading

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New book on Quality Management in Archaeology

A book on “Quality Management in Archaeology”, edited by Willem Willems and Monique van den Dries and arising out of a recent session at the EAA Annual Meeting in Cork has just been published: Quality Management in Archaeology deals with … Continue reading

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