Palaeolithic

Fur Tanning Course with Dr. Theresa Kamper

Date
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Event
For Public
Country
Germany

Theresa is an avid practitioner of traditional living skills and primitive technology of all kinds. An interest which came in part from growing up in the Rocky Mountains in the USA, where backpacking, hunting and fishing were part of the culture. She has followed this interest into the academic field of Experimental Archaeology in which she holds a PhD from the University of Exeter in the UK.

Bone Tool Making Workshop with Wulf Hein

Date
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Event
For Public
Country
Germany

A bone tool-making Workshop with expert Wulf Hein will take place in September 2018 at the "Zeiteninsel" in Niederweimar-Argenstein. The participants will get to know the stone age techniques and will work with authentic tools and materials. Afterwards they can make their own arrowhead, a fishing hook or even a stone age figurine.
Course suitable for age 12+. 

Deer Skin Tanning with Theresa Kamper

Date
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Event
For Professionals
Country
Germany

Before the advent of modern tanning agents, humans were turning raw skin into usable leather products using very basic techniques and materials. Learn to produce incredibly soft, strong and durable leather from raw animal skin using one of human kind’s earliest tanning technologies!

Prehistoric Weekend

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Event
For Public
Organised by
Country
the Netherlands

Prehistory is often neglected in history, because this period takes place before the beginning of history. We do not always know how people lived, what traditions and customs they had, what they believe or why. But many things we know, thanks to the objects and other debris they left behind. The Prehistoric Weekend shows how we think people lived.

Seminar on Taphonomy

Date
Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Université de Liège (BE)
Country
Belgium

Taphonomy of use-wear traces and residues on stone tools: issues and perspectives

9:00h
Taphonomy and stone tool residues: understanding processes of deposition, removal and decay (in English), by By Dries Cnuts, TraceoLab / Prehistory Liège Université

Treewright Weekend

Date
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Event
For Public
Organised by
Newhaven Coppice (UK)
Country
United Kingdom

Treewright is a modern translation of the Old English treowwyrhta. The treewright's job was to manage and convert wood into timber, through splitting, hewing and dressing the raw logs using wooden wedges and a variety of specialist axes. 

Conference Review: Paleofestival, La Spezia, 2018

K. Badowska,
W. Rutkowski and
M. Bartczak (PL)
The Paleofestival took place on 26-27th of May 2018 in the Castle of San Giorgio in La Spezia (Italy), which today serves as a Museum of Archaeology. Reconstructors from different parts of the world introduced visitors to issues related to everyday life in ancient times. There were attractions for adults and children. There were reenactors mainly from Italy, but also from other countries...

Prehistoric & Medieval Culture Fair

Date
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Event
For Public
Organised by
Cesty archeologie (CZ)
Country
Czech Republic

Food, that magic word. Today it's so easy to get it, just visit the nearest supermarket or restaurant. But how did people eat earlier? What did all the living in the prehistoric and the Middle Ages mean? Tradespoeple from far distant counties go back thousands of years to the Krumpenowe Krupka Village - this time to hold the Pasta past. Come with them to taste their history!