Ai Weiwei and Heritage Destruction

Revisiting an old conversation: Ai Weiwei's Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, Art, and Historic Preservation "The action imposed upon the Antique Han pot represents the destruction of conventional or established values, creating a work that is in turn both iconoclastic and regenerative, wile also recognizing that the significance of a cultural object is always subject... Continue Reading →

Interview with Chelsea Blackmore

In this episode, professor Chelsea Blackmore of the University of California, Santa Cruz joins us to discuss her work in Belize, and in archaeology at large. Topics discussed in this episode include queer archaeology, archaeology of identity and oppression, public outreach, the Maya, and of course, pirates. Show Notes: Queer Archaeology Blog: https://queerarchaeology.com Queer voices... Continue Reading →

Celebrating The Women of Archaeology – 2017 Edition

Written by: Dani Bradford, Steph Halmhofer, and Nikki Martensen *Authors and contributors listed in alphabetical order **Featured image from Steph Halmhofer ***Originally posted on Bones, Stones, and Books   It all started with a suggestion on Twitter by @ArchyFantasies to start a “women of archaeology support group”. The support group began on Twitter and then... Continue Reading →

Voice to the Victims

On this episode, Emily Long discusses how archaeology can play an important role in uncovering the evidence of crimes against humanity. Voice to the Victims Transcript: Welcome to the 365 Days of Archaeology Podcast.  I’m Emily Long and we’re going to discuss how archaeology can be an incredibly important tool in giving the victims of... Continue Reading →

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