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Wanted: article about the Heritage Crafts Association (UK)

We have come across this association which is very relevant to EXARC members, for all those working with archaeological open-air museums, experimentation and crafts...

Field trip to Bulgaria

EXARC Director Roeland Paardekooper paid a visit to Bulgaria, invited by one of our EXARC members there. This was a true road trip, from one side of the country to the other and back again!
We visited cities, museums and people of all kind of periods (Romans, Thracians, Medieval to mention just a few).

EAA Session on Experimental Archaeology

The European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) hosts its next annual conference in Barcelona, 5-8 September: www.e-a-a.org/eaa2018. EXARC is looking for two co-organisers for a session on experimental archaeology. Deadline for submission is 10 November. Please contact us if you are interested.

100 experimental archaeologists in Xanten (DE)

The annual conference on experimental archaeology in the German language part of Europe, organised by EXAR, took place in the Roman Museum and Park Xanten. Approximately 100 delegates witnessed 20 papers and posters on various subjects like ‘Opus Caementitium’, burning out canoes, the scientist, message & the visitor and prehistoric beekeeping...

Call for papers: Roman Experimental Archaeology

Workshop at Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference 2018, Edinburgh, UK, 12-14 April 2018.

'A Place for an Experiment in Roman Studies'
Organizer Dr Tatiana Ivleva, Newcastle University

6. Norsk Forum for Eksperimentell Arkeologi

Late September 2017, the 6th Norwegian Forum for Experimental Archaeology took place in Trondheim. It consisted of a three-day program with lectures and workshops on the first two days and a public day on the Saturday. This forum has taken place annually since 2011, EXARC has published reviews of the first two sessions (see below).

Call for new EU Cooperation projects on Culture

The call for proposals for European Cooperation Projects is published. It deals with three categories – small-scale cooperation projects, large-scale cooperation projects and projects related to the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage.
The EU objectives are:
# Access to and circulation of cultural and creative works in the Union and beyond with a particular focus on children, young people, people with disabilities and underrepresented groups
# Contribute to innovation and creativity in the field of culture

Lightning Visit to Dublin

The EXARC Chair, Bill Schindler from Maryland, USA, spends his sabbatical in Dublin, Ireland. This was a great occasion for the EXARC secretariat to come over from the Netherlands and discuss all EXARC matters in person...

One month in Colonial Williamsburg

Nikola Krstović won the award we advertised earlier this year and is now spending one month in Colonial Williamsburg. Read more in his blog “lost and found in translation”:

Blog 1: "Colonial Williamsburg is huge…

EXARC at the EAA 2017

The European Association of Archaeologists annual meeting was in 2017 in Maastricht. Attended by about 1,800 archaeologists, this three-day conference consisted of almost 300 sessions, besides the keynote speeches, the excursions et cetera. EXARC supported two sessions, both organised by EXARC members.

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