Ai Weiwei and Heritage Destruction

Revisiting an old conversation: Ai Weiwei 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 →

Archaeology and the Alt Right

Issues of Alt-Right and White Nationalist Groups Co-Opting History White supremacists and the alt-right often use history and archaeology as a mechanism to 'legitimize' their claims. Join us as we discuss this trend from the misrepresentation of Norse history to the misbelief of a racially pure Greek and Roman world. These groups have twisted the... Continue Reading →

SAA19 Poster Sessions Interviews, Part 1

While at the 2019 Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Conference in Albuquerque, NM, Chelsi and Emily recorded a few interviews during the poster sessions.  The poster sessions are a great way to meet a variety of archaeologists hoping share their research with the rest of the community.  Please excuse the poor sound quality; we were... 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 quickly... 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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