Monthly Archives: June 2006

CFP: Cult in Context

A call for papers for the interdisciplinary conference “Cult in Context: Comparative approaches to prehistoric and ethnographic religious practices” at Magdalene College, Cambridge University, 7-9 December 2006 is available as a PDF here.

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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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Gold rush in the Yukon

I wrote earlier that I was disappointed by the gold rush heritage that meets (or rather does not meet) the visitor in Skagway, Alaska. I was very impressed, on the other hand, by what I saw in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. … Continue reading

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CFP: TRAC 2007

A call for papers for the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC) 2007 from Corisande Fenwick:

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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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Blog map

Troels has fixed some statistics for this blog, thanks to Google Analytics. From time to time we will thus report about you! I loved this map which shows the location of our blog readers: It is the blog of the … Continue reading

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Qudad, Re-inventing a Tradition

Brittany Gravely of Documentary Educational Resources in Watertown, Massachusetts, USA made me aware of a documentary film: Qudad, Re-inventing a Tradition by Caterina Borelli Arabic with English subtitles color, 58 min, 2004

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CFP: Plaster Casts: Making, Collecting, and Displaying from Classical Antiquity to the Present

A call for papers from Rune Frederiksen for a conference at Oxford 24-26 September 2007.

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Constantine the Great – York's Roman Emperor (31 March – 29 Oct 2006, Yorkshire Museum, York, UK)

An exhibition review by Mark Hall of Perth Museum and Art Gallery in Scotland. Comments welcome!

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Gold rush in Skagway

I am back from North America visiting family and a few goldrush sites in Alaska and the Yukon (see my entry from 22 May). To make it short, my visit to Skagway, Alaska was a disappointment — despite (or maybe … Continue reading

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