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Special offer: A Future for Archaeology

In 2006, Peter Ucko was presented with a festschrift, A Future for Archaeology, edited by Robert Layton, Stephen Shennan and Peter Stone. In memory of Professor Ucko, Left Coast Press Inc. would like to offer this festschrift to the members … Continue reading

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The Truth about Hansel and Gretel

A classic archaeological parody by Hans Traxler is available again in a cheap German Reclam edition. “Die Wahrheit über Hänsel und Gretel” (The Truth about Hansel and Gretel) was inspired by Ceram’s “Götter, Gräber und Gelehrte” (Gods, Graves and Scholars) … Continue reading

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Peter Ucko passed away

Peter Ucko died in London on 14 June 2007. He was the driving force behind the founding of the World Archaeological Congress. More recently, he was Executive Director of the Institute of Archaeology at University College London and had only … Continue reading

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John Bintliff online

All of John Bintliff‘s (Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands) publications up to spring 2007 can now be accessed as pdfs by personal application to him at j.l.bintliff@arch.leidenuniv.nl.

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Europa Nostra Awards 2008: Call for Entries

Europa Nostra has published a call for entries to their 2008 awards: EUROPA NOSTRA AWARDS 2008 Over the past 5 years, Europa Nostra has been running the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage in the context of the European Commission’s Culture … Continue reading

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TEA 27 published

The 27th edition of The European Archaeologist is now available in the member’s section of the EAA website. Among many interesting items, it includes reports from archaeological field projects in Etruria and Romania as well as news blurbs from various … Continue reading

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Stone Age TV

Next week, German television starts a new Docu-Soap about the Stone Age… Some interesting webpages about the Stone Age accompany the series. Among other things, there is talk about ‘real Stone Age atmosphere’ (“richtiges Steinzeit-Gefühl“), whatever that may be. To … Continue reading

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New best practice guide for the marine historic environment

A press release from COWRIE: Wessex Archaeology Ltd, commissioned by COWRIE Ltd, has produced a guidance to promote the development of best practice in relation to the marine historic environment for the offshore renewable energy sector. With the emergence of … Continue reading

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Memories of Müll

“Thank you for littering” – “Danke, dass ihr Müll macht”, steht in Gold auf seinem T-Shirt. Justin Gignac freut sich, wenn Leute ihren Abfall einfach auf der Straße fallen lassen. Denn er macht Geld damit. Packt mehrere ausgewählte Stücke in … Continue reading

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New Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA)

The State University of New York at Buffalo has founded an interdisciplinary Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology. Among their ambitions is to “establish and maintain the University at Buffalo as a leading national and international center for research and … Continue reading

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