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European Journal of Archaeology 8(2) now out!

EAA members have now received the new issue 8(2), 2005. For all others, here is what you are missing: Articles Stuart Needham & Sheridan Bowman: Flesh-hooks, technological complexity and the Atlantic Bronze Age feasting complex. Sue Colledge, James Conolly & … Continue reading

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Archaeology in Africa

We have recently received a number of communications regarding African archaeology via our contacts page.

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Industrial Heritage 2006

A press release: First European contact weekend for industrial heritage volunteers and associations Beringen, 7 – 8 oktober 2006 In every European country the research in and study, recording, conservation, development and management, and interpretation of Industrial and Technical Heritage … Continue reading

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Announcing Intute

A message from Andrea Vianello announcing the launch of Intute:

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Anglo-Saxon Apartheid?

The question of how a relatively small number of Anglo-Saxon immigrants came to control early Medieval Britain has received much attention. New interdisciplinary research, published by Mark G. Thomas, Michael P.H. Stumpf and Heinrich Härke, argues that their success was … Continue reading

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WAC 6 in Jamaica cancelled

Claire Smith, President of the World Archaeological Congress, announced that WAC 6 will not take place in Jamaica next year (as reported previously) but instead in 2008 at a location to be publicised soon.

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Archaeology of a van starts on Monday

The fast emerging field of Contemporary Archaeologies appears to stop at nothing: a small research project will begin on Monday investigating the former archaeology unit van at Ironbridge. And this is precisely the point – anything could be studied archaeologically!

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Recently unearthed e-mail reveals what life was like in 1995

A report in the Onion: “We’re very excited by this find, because only by understanding our e-mail past can we hope to understand our e-mail present and future,” said Northwestern University archaeology professor Lane Caspari, who has been leading the … Continue reading

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TEA published

The European Archaeologist (TEA), the newsletter of the EAA, has just been published again. Issue 25 contains, among others, a short report by our President Anthony Harding about “That Bosnian Pyramid” and an obituary of Andrew Sherratt who died last … Continue reading

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EAA supports professional archaeologists in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Following a visit to Sarajevo by the President, Secretary and Administrator, the EAA affirms its support for the small community of professional archaeologists in Bosnia-Herzegovina and urges the authorities, both cantonal, federal and state, to uphold the standing of the … Continue reading

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