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Event Review: NEMO Training Course 'Re-thinking Museum Practice for 21st Century Visitors' by Lisa Baxter from The Experience Business

Author(s)
Thit Birk Petersen
Being an academic who loves her job, I tend to forget why I do what I do. When I find myself going down a rabbit hole of fun medieval research and get the urge to create new interpretative materials, guided tours or events (or even get lost in administrative work), I forget to focus on the guest – what they want and what they need. My main focus is getting as much history and love for history into the guests’ minds...

Event Review: Experimental Archaeology in Denmark 2021

Author(s)
Jannie Marie Christensen
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The meeting for Experimental Archaeology in Denmark (EAD) 2021 (Eksperimentel Arkæologi i Danmark) was held between the 5th and 7th of November 2021 at the Medieval Centre at Lolland in Denmark. The Medieval Centre focusses on living history in their museum with houses, staff, and volunteers recreating the environment of the time around the year 1395...

Art in the Serra: Project of Heritage Experiences in the Territory of the Serra Da Capivara National Park (BR)

Author(s)
Jorlan da Silva Oliveira
Publication Date
In 2013 a team of researchers in collaboration with the community in the municipality of Coronel José Dias, around Serra da Capivara National Park, Piauí-Brazil, created the Olho D 'Água Institute and since then has been developing research and didactic experiments with the communities. The project entitled Arte na Serra aims to engage communities...

Event Review: NEMO Learning Exchange in Budapest (HU)

Author(s)
Pascale Barnes
Publication Date
The purpose of this Learning Exchange was to discover more about the Hungarian museum landscape, with examples of successful programmes engaging in social responsibility in Hungary. The host and organiser Zsolt Sari, Deputy Director General of the Hungarian Open Air Museum (Skanzen), was joined by colleagues from the Ludwig Museum, the Petofi Literary Museum, and the Herman Otto Museum...

Event Review: “I Experiment so I Participate” Italian Experimental Archaeology Festival: Experience in Didactics and Scientific Dissemination

Author(s)
M. Massussi
S. Tucci
A. Sciancalepore
R. Laurito
Publication Date
11th EAC Trento 2019
***Participation in archaeology is the basic “inclusive process” of a human community, which allows it to identify its cultural values. Experimental archaeology with its rediscovery of gestures and techniques allows re-appropriation, a sense of belonging and ...

Event Review: Third Annual Bronze Casting Festival, Uelsen (DE)

Author(s)
E. Giovanna Fregni
Publication Date
The third annual Bronze Casting Festival at the Bronzezeithof in Uelsen continued its theme of metalworking and experimental archaeology in a Bronze Age setting. The event drew participants from around Europe and the US to combine their knowledge and share experiences...

How to Communicate an Event to the Media

Author(s)
Martine Sarfati
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In 2018 a very important event took place in Russia that had worldwide impact: the Football World Cup. I'm French and we won! But aside from patriotism, the craze for this extremely popular sport can be largely attributed to the media. Without them, such an event could not have achieved such a magnitude of success. The World Cup has been explored by the media from all angles: fashion, science...

Event Review: Yeoncheon Palaeolithic Festival: from Hand Axe to Street Dance

Author(s)
Eva IJsveld
Dorothee Olthof
Publication Date
In 1978 a US Army soldier stationed in the North of South Korea discovered several hand axes near Jeongok in the Yeoncheon Province. This was the start of many years of archaeological investigations and eventually the building of the very futuristic Jeongok Prehistory Museum and the organisation of the annual Yeoncheon Paleolithic Festival...

Event Review: CRAFTER: Back to Bronze Age Craftsmanship: International Meeting of Potters and Archaeologists

Author(s)
Ágnes Király
Publication Date
At the end of October 2018, nearly 30 experts – potters and archaeologists – met in the city of Mula (Murcia, Spain) to study Europe’s Bronze Age pottery-making techniques. The event was the initiation stage of the CRAFTER project (Crafting Europe in the Bronze Age and Today), implemented in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and the Creative Europe Program...