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Fellowship Writing Prize 2017

York has had great success with Marie Curie applications and there is a current financial award system for people wanting to apply for a Marie Curie to come to York for a day or two to work on their application with relevant staff.

The EXARC Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017

The AGM takes place on Friday 21 April, starting at 17:00h in the van Steenisbuilding, Faculty of Archaeology, University Leiden (NL). All EXARC members are cordially invited. Besides the usual points like discussion of the past year, agreeing on the report and showing our ideas for 2017, there are two points of special attention...

Marie Curie Fellowship - Cardiff - call for applicants

Cardiff University is currently inviting expressions of interest from potential postdoctoral researchers with an excellent track record for Marie Skłodowska Curie Action (MSCA) fellowships.

The next call for applications closes on 14 September 2017. Expressions of interest are required by 7 April 2017.

EXARC Folders 2017

We have new folders again! We thank the members whose photos or quotes we could use. Members who wish to receive flyers to share with colleagues and stakeholders can contact us. Of course we will have them available at the EAC10 conference in April where you can pick them up. You can find a PDF here.
We are in the process of creating more PR materials, like banners, bags and note books. They will be available at our EAC10 conference.

Guidebook for historic sites hosting a re-enactment

The University of Delaware Museum Studies Program and its Sustaining Places initiative are pleased to announce their newest free resource, a guidebook for historic sites considering hosting a re-enactment (broadly defined).

EXARC Journal 2017-1 out now

This year’s first online issue of the EXARC Journal has just been published. It holds several important articles on the future: “museums as good places” on the relevance of museums in modern society, and “the potential of open-air sites” to mention just a few.

Call for papers: EAA

The European Association of Archaeologists hosts its annual meeting End of August, early September in Maastricht (NL). Expected number of participants is 1,500 people. EXARC assists in three different sessions, all of which have a call for papers open right now. Deadline for submission of papers is 15 March. The sessions and their information:

Short survey about open-air museums

Kristi Kovalenko is currently writing her master thesis on open-air museums at the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems in Austria. More specifically, she is evaluating the appeal of the open-air museum and the provided experience at the site...

Good quality information on living in the past

Following a 'Viking Day' at school, kids asked us for some interesting stuff which is not in the general imagery, preferably good online material. If you search, normally you get Wikipedia, BBC and Pinterest, all of varying quality of information. While archaeologists are arguing about authenticity and minimum reconstruction others step in and fill the void...

Job vacancy for a museum director in Vechta

The city of Vechta, between Osnabrück and Bremen in Germany, is looking for a new director of his museum and his experimental center of the Middle Ages. Please see attached job description and respond before 31 January.


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