Newest Era

Weekend Weaving Workshop

Date
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Event
For Public
Organised by
Pallia (DE)
Country
Belgium

Tablet weaving structures are different from loom weaving structures, and patterning on tablet woven bands follow their own rules - related to these structures. In the workshop "Understanding Tablet Weaving", we will explore the structures of tablet weaving and gain a deep understanding how patterning in tablet weaving works:

European Textile Forum

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Katrin Kania & Sabine Ringenberg
Country
Germany

The European Textile Forum 2018 will take place from November 5 to November 11, at the Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology in Mayen, Germany. The Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology is the experimental archaeology research center of the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum (RGZM).

Food Festival

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Event
For Public
Country
United Kingdom

A firm favourite in the St Fagans calendar – our Food Festival brings together the finest local producers and mixes them up with a feast of family fun and foodie treats.

With apples in the orchards, pigs in the pigsties, and fires in the hearths – see the Museum come to life with the traditional tastes of Wales as well as a few more exotic flavours.

International Iron Smelting Days

Date
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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Furnace Fortune Styria+ MHVOE (MontanHistorical Club Austria)
Country
Austria

The annual Iron Smelting Days are the largest gathering of its kind in Europe, with blacksmiths, artists and archaeologists gathering around a dozen or so iron smelting furnaces. It is a unique chance to learn a lot in very short time about the process of producing iron in the old days.

Symposium: Reconstructions of the Past

Date
Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Stichting Archaeological Dialogues
Country
the Netherlands

How do we make them and do they matter?

  • Venue: Leiden University, Pieter de la Court Gebouw (Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, the Netherlands), zaal SB11
  • Cost: €25
  • Registration deadline: April 10th

Archaeology studies the past through material remains of this same past, but these material remains only go so far.

Chicken Festival

Date
Event
For Public
Country
Germany

That rabbits do not lay eggs is known to most. But who knows when and how the human came to the chicken? On Easter Monday, the story of chicken farming is told in individual stages. First, the NAMU Bielefeld clarifies about the fossil relatives of the chickens - the dinosaurs. The Bronze Age is about the first tame poultry in Europe, the guinea fowl.

Inauguration and official opening of the Monte Bibele Services Center

Date
Event
For Public
Country
Italy

On 22 April the two buildings located at the foot of the Monte Bibele massif, generally known as Monte Bibele Services Center, are officially inaugurated.
After decades of hard work, not just scientific research, we are proud to finally inaugurate the structures that will serve as a focal point for welcoming visitors to the Monte Bibele Area of Archaeological and Natural Interest. 

Book Review: Crafting in the World, Materiality in the Making by Burke and Spencer-Wood

Linda Anderson (US)
Archaeologists dream of books with comprehensive coverage that address specific gaps in knowledge and at the same time address theoretical issues and newer concerns about the nature of craft in a direct method. Editors Burke and Spencer-Wood fulfil this by discussing the world of craft...