In this episode, Chelsea Blackmore joins us to discuss her work in identity, oppression, queer archaeology and outreach, the Maya, and Pirates.
On this episode, we explore the concept of intentional or "utopian" or "communal" communities throughout North America. Intentional communities include the Shakers, the Harmony Society, The Oneida community, Brook Farm, the Moravians, the Kawah Colony, and Mormon towns. We visit with Stacy Kozakavich, the author of a new book by University Press of Florida, The Archaeology... Continue Reading →
18 May 2018, 6:30pm for 7pm start Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, London, N1 7ED Join an evening of talks by our Foreshore Recording and Observation Group volunteers In the latest of our series of Tideway Community Lectures, we will be joined by members of the Foreshore Recording and Observation Group who will... Continue Reading →
By Suzanne Marie Taylor My name is Suzanne Marie Taylor, and I am from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I am currently an MA student at Birkbeck University, studying Archaeological Practice. My background is in theatre, but because of my love for the archaeological site of Philip Henslowe’s 1587 Rose Playhouse, I decided to pursue my... Continue Reading →
Today's panel discusses the wild world of pseudo-archaeology. The regular panel is joined by Stephanie Halmhofer at Bones, Stones, and Books, and Sara Head from Archaeological Fantasies to discuss the nature of pseudo-archaeology, how to identify it, what to do when you see it, and how we as archaeologists can combat it. Pseudoarchaeology with Stephanie
Do they have squirrels in Scotland? Maybe you enjoy in depth discussions about ancient ceramics. In today's episode we discuss one of the myriad of sub-fields within archaeology, with zooarchaeologist Alex Fitzpatrick. We cover what zooarchaeology is (in short animal bones), how it has been used to learn about humans and the world in the... Continue Reading →
Climate change is impacting archaeological sites at an alarming rate, and more importantly, the lives of people around the globe. We're joined by Mike Roman to discuss how climate change is impacting Kiribati, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean. We discuss some Kiribati history, the social impact of loosing heritage sites, and some suggestions... Continue Reading →
On this episode the panel discusses the recent American Anthropological Association annual meeting in DC. We touch on important themes from the conference such as making anthropology more approachable, the need for truly inclusive archaeology, and teaching archaeology as social justice. AAA Takeaways