Palaeolithic

The University of New England (AU)

Member of EXARC
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The University of New England has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia's great teaching, training and research universities. Through its leading role in the provision of distance education, UNE has contributed to the nation's development over more than half a century. Today, UNE is extending its global reach through the adoption of the latest communication technologies, and is recognised as an innovator in flexible online education.

Archaeology at UNE has a national and international reputation for research and teaching across a diverse range of areas. These include the discovery and description of the ‘hobbit’ (Homo floresiensis) in Indonesia, research into stone tool ‘design space’ and cognitive evolution, analysis of the history of commensal and domesticated animals, patterns of exchange in the Bronze Age of southern Arabia and the Near East, and the landscapes of global colonialism reflected in the 19th Century convict system in Australia.

Teaching Prehistory Outside the classroom

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Event
For Professionals
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United Kingdom

Are you a teacher, history coordinator or home educator looking to deepen your understanding of the KS2 Prehistory topic? Celtic Harmony experts in primitive skills and archaeology of the period have come together with Learning Outside the Classroom to bring you the ‘Teaching Prehistory Outside the Classroom’ INSET day on Tuesday 8th May at Celtic Harmony Camp.

Conference Session: Archaeological Landscapes in the Museum

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Nordwestdeutscher Verband fuer Altertumsforschung e.V. (DE)
Archäologisches Landesamt Schleswig-Holstein (ALSH), Schleswig (DE)
Country
Germany

The 83rd conference of the Northwest German Association for Archaeological Research will take place in Heide, Holstein (DE). One of their sessions is particularly interesting: the meeting of the workgroup „archaeological museums” of the German Museum Association. This conference will be in German. 

Conference Review: African Conference on Experimental Archaeology 2018 from a Volunteer’s Point of View

Joshua Kumbani (ZA)
The first Experimental Archaeology conference on African soil (ACE 2018) brought people from near and afar. Without knowing it I found myself among the Local Organising Committee of the conference. Each day was a learning curve as I sat in on those meetings and was also assigned to do certain tasks as we were preparing for the conference...

Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology Conference (REARC)

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
REARC
EXARC
Country
USA

Once again experimental archaeologists from around the world will be gathering at Colonial Williamsburg for the 8th International Conference on Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology (REARC). In addition to hearing scholarly presentations, attendees can engage with a variety of historic craftspeople as well as experts in prehistoric technologies while tour

Cfp: Archaeological Replication in Contemporary Research

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
The New Zealand Archaeological Association (NZAA)
Australian Archaeological Association (AAA)
Country
New Zealand

The New Zealand Archaeological Association (NZAA) and the Australian Archaeological Association (AAA) annual conference will be held at Auckland University from 28 November to 1 December 2018.

This is a call for papers for the session: "Archaeological replication in contemporary research"

Re-Creating an Aboriginal Earth Oven with Clayey Heating Elements: Experimental Archaeology and Paleodietary Implications

Maurizio Campanelli,
Jane Muir,
Alice Mora,
Daniel Clarke and
Darren Griffin (AUS)
Earth ovens may relate to different ancestral cooking techniques, serving specific needs and functions. In eastern and south-eastern Australia, they were a significant element of a thriving pre-colonial Aboriginal culture. However, today it is extremely rare to find such structures well preserved. Based on archaeological and historical records...

Learning to Recreate, Recreating to Learn. Experimental Archaeology.

Beatriz Comendador,
Aaron Lackinger and
Elin Figueiredo (ES)
10th EAC Leiden 2017
***This paper aims to present and discuss ongoing activities that combine Experimental Archaeology and Ethnoarchaeology developed in the scope of a master's degree, a post-doctoral and other research projects at the University of Vigo (Galicia, Spain), in collaboration with regional open-air museums and educational centres...