Monthly Archives: October 2006

People/environment relationships from the Mesolithic to the Middle Ages

We have been made aware of the international conference “People/environment relationships from the Mesolithic to the Middle Ages: Recent geo-archaeological findings in Southern Italy”, to be held 4-7 September 2007 in Salerno, Italy. More information is available here.

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EAA 2007 Annual Meeting

The first details of the 13th EAA Annual Meeting, to be held 18-23 September 2007 in Zadar, Croatia, have been gone up on the EAA website.

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British Museum job search

The British Museum is seeking a Keeper of Prehistory and Europe.

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CHAT 2006 programme

The fourth annual meeting of the CHAT conference group on contemporary and historical archaeology will take place at the University of Bristol between Friday 10 – Sunday 12 November 2006. The theme for CHAT 2006 is ‘Method and Practice in … Continue reading

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An Update on Allianoi

The EAA has been involved in the efforts to save the Graeco-Roman thermal town of Allianoi in Turkey from flooding. Here is an update from The Guardian on Allianoi and other sites in Turkey that are under threat from the … Continue reading

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Bestsellers in Krakow

Oxbow has posted a list of the bestsellers at their book stand at the recent EAA Annual Meeting in Krakow. Visit their site to see which books the delegates chose to bring back home.

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CFP: Human Mind, Human Kind

We have received the following invitation: Dear Colleague, We are pleased to invite you to the inter-disciplinary conference on human characteristics : Human Mind – Human Kind taking place on 15-18 August 2007 at the University of Aarhus, Denmark. For … Continue reading

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CFP: The Future of Heritage

We have received the following call for papers for a conference on “The Future of Heritage”, to be held 21-24 March 2007 in Ghent, Belgium.

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Excavating Heidegger…

Matthew Edgeworth published an essay, beautifully illustrated by Fotis Ifantidis, about “THE CLEARING: Heidegger and Excavation” on Stanford’s Archaeolog. He concludes: The fact that Husserl and Heidegger – and later Merleau-Ponty – all employed archaeological metaphors to help elucidate the … Continue reading

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Nordic TAG 2007 sessions

The sessions for next year’s Nordic TAG conference in Aarhus have now been finalized. Some sessions will be held in English, others in ‘Scandinavian’.

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