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The 1st Day of Experimental Archaeology at the Open-Air Lab Lauresham

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For Public
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Germany

On the first "Day of Experimental Archeology", visitors to the Lauresham Open-Air Laboratory and Visitor Information Center can expect a varied and colorful program from the temporary exhibition about Archaeology in South Hessen, titled "Looking over the Shoulder of Researchers and Learning New Research on the Early Middle Ages”.

Showplace Bronze Age

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For Public
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Germany

50 years since the discovery of our Bronze Age site! In 1968, during work on the southern outskirts of Hitzacker inconspicuous pottery shards came to light. They were the starting signal for intensive archaeological excavations. It quickly became clear: This was at that time the largest Bronze Age village of northeastern Lower Saxony, which existed here for over 1,500 years.

Vintage Cars Exhibition

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For Public
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Germany

For old-timer friends we offer for the third time a very special "bonbon": Exclusive cars, luxury mobile with style and tractor veterans with their characteristic sound make their way into the archaeological open-air museum. The owners like to show their lovingly tended treasures. A day where the hearts of all oldie friends beat faster! There is good food and drinks. 

Conference Review: 1st African Conference on Experimental Archaeology (ACE), 2018

Justin Bradfield (ZA)
The first African Conference on Experimental Archaeology (ACE) took place at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, between 20th and 22nd March 2018. The conference, co-organised by EXARC, provided a platform for African-based scholars to showcase their experimental research. Scholars from as far afield as the USA, France and India participated in the conference...

Historia Mundi

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For Public
Organised by
Historia Mundi (BE)
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Belgium

This event is unique in its kind. It only happens once a year in Belgium that all historical associations are assembled under the cover of a multi-period camp. During this camp we make a journey through World History. This happens in an encampment built in the style and the tradition of the presented period.

International Conference on Interpretation

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For Professionals
Organised by
The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) (US)
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France

Join us in the heart of the Champagne wine-growing region in Reims, France, for our NAI 2018 International Conference! Join interpreters from around the world as we explore the conference theme, "Inspiring Critical Thinking: Essential Questions of Past, Present, and Future."

Obituary: Peter Kelterborn (4 July 1928 – 9 March 2017)

Kurt Altorfer (CH)
On 9 March 2017, Peter Kelterborn, Swiss civil engineer and experimental archaeologist closed his eyes for good at the age of 89. He was known to many of his colleagues through his well-researched works on prehistorical flint and rock technology, but also from his methodological scientific experiments in archaeology. Many cherished him as a modest and thoughtful colleague, friend and counsellor...

Conference: Archaeological Open-Air Museums: Reconstruction and Reenactment – Reality or Fiction?

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For Professionals
Organised by
Skansen Archeologiczny Karpacka Troja (PL)
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Poland

The Subcarpathian Museum of Krosno and its branch, the Carpathian Troy Archaeological Open-Air Museum at Trzcinica, Poland, are organising an International Conference entitled “Open-Air Archaeological Museums: Reconstruction and Reenactment – Reality or Fiction?” which will be held on 18 and 19 October this year.