Category Archives: Conference reviews

Review: CINARCHEA 2008

VIII Rassegna internazionale del documentario archeologico – Kiel – 23-26 Aprile 2008 Da molti anni è stato creato un circuito europeo di festival – in Grecia si preferisce il termine, “agon”, letteralmente “competizione” – dedicati al documentario archeologico. Rivolti al … Continue reading

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Workshop review: Archaeological Ethnographies (Poros, Greece)

Workshop Archaeological Ethnographies: Charting a Field, Devising Methodologies. Poros, Greece, 6-8 June 2008 Organised by Yannis Hamilakis and Aris Anagnostopoulos (University of Southampton). Ressources available: Workshop programme Workshop homepage Project homepage Archaeologists, Participant Observers and Agent Provocateurs? Regarding my adoption … Continue reading

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Conference Report: From Venice to Dresden…

Last weekend I attended a workshop on heritage & reconstruction, organised by a group of young heritage professionals unhappy with the current state of both practice and theory in the German heritage sector. This was the sixth such workshop on … Continue reading

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Conference review: Capturing the Public Value of Heritage

George S. Smith reviews the conference ‘Capturing the Public Value of Heritage‘, held 25-26 January 2006 at the Royal Geographic Society in London: The conference drew together a diverse audience of some 400 people to discuss the value of heritage … Continue reading

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Report from UISPP

In response to our post yesterday, Andrea Vianello sends this personal report from the recent UISPP conference in Lisbon: I arrived in Lisbon on Sunday from the United Kingdom, and the first thing that I noticed was the temperature: 35 … Continue reading

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The archaeological divide

Alan Saville, editor of the European Journal of Archaeology, writes in the Editorial of the new issue 8 (2): Delegate attendance at the 2006 conference of the Institute of Field Archaeologists speaks volumes for the divide that exists within archaeology … Continue reading

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Collective memory and the uses of the past

Earlier this month, I went to a fascinating, interdisciplinary conference on “Collective memory and the uses of the past”, organised by a team around Andy Wood at the School of History, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. The full programme … Continue reading

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