Monthly Archives: March 2006

Cultural Heritage and IT in Cyprus

An email from Marinos Ioannides: Dear Madame/Sir, The island of Cyprus and the organizing committee are pleased to announce a joint conference to be held from the 30th of October to the 4th of November, 2006 focused on building regional … Continue reading

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Bulgarian Treasures in Copenhagen

A group of spectacular, recent finds from the tombs of Thracian kings are to be put on view in the Danish National Museum in Copenhagen from Friday 31 March to Sunday 30 April 2006. The exhibition, that includes the 5/4th … Continue reading

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Germany's landmarks are not archaeological

Die Zeit published recently (Nr. 11, March 2006) a Special on Germany’s landmarks. Among the 11 top tourist destination are Weimar, Neuschwanstein, Schloss Sanssouci in Potsdam, the Hofbräuhaus in Munich, the Dome in Cologne, and the Reeperbahn in Hamburg. None … Continue reading

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Announcement of Cracow Sessions

The list of accepted sessions for the Cracow Annual Meeting has now been posted online.

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Archaeological Pastiches in Rome's Disney Store

I am currently residing in Rome, where archaeology and other uses of the past are visible on every street corner. The city is always bustling with tourists, and recently I followed the hordes into the Disney Store on the Corso. … Continue reading

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Free trial of European Journal of Archaeology and other titles from Sage

Sage Publications, the publisher of the European Journal of Archaeology, is currently running a free trial offer of online access to the EJA and other selected archaeology and anthropology titles. Register here.

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50 years Theiss Verlag

Theiss Verlag, probably the leading archaeological publisher in Germany, celebrates its 50th birthday. They sent me a press release (in German). Unfortunately no special offers on books – but a chance to reflect upon the amasing success of this determined company.

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New Books (unreviewed)

Osgood, Richard (2005) The Unknown Warrior. An Archaeology of the Common Soldier. Phoenix Mill: Sutton. Scarre, Chris (2005) Monuments mégalithiques de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande. Paris: Éditions Errance. Vroom, Joanita (2005) Byzantine to Modern Pottery in the Aegean. An Introduction and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Krakow!

The EAA administrator, Sylvie Voláková, wrote in her message to all EAA members: it is my pleasure to let you know that the web page for the EAA Annual Meeting in Cracow is now in operation at http://cracow2006.e-a-a.org/. It offers … Continue reading

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EAA Call for Papers: The Materiality of Death

An email from Fredrik Fahlander: Papers are invited to a planned session on the archaeology of death and burial for the 12th EAA annual meeting in Cracow, Poland, September 19-24, 2006. See session abstract below. Articles will be considered for … Continue reading

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