Lecturer: David Cranford In 1759, Catawba warriors returning home from battles associated with the Seven Years War brought small pox with them. The ensuing epidemic claimed more than half of the Nation’s population in a matter of months. The loss of more than half of their people and the subsequent destruction of their towns during […]
Speaker: Dr. Owen Doonan, California State University - Northridge Title: Theater of War: Performing Power on the city wall of Ancient Sinope Abstract: This talk considers the particular case study of the Sinope fortifications in light of broader evidence for the relationship between theater and war in Greek culture. Aeneas Tacticus, How to Survive under […]
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Mary C. Stiner Regents Professor, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona Humans are the only animal species that bury their dead, and this practice is preserved in Paleolithic sites as early as 120,000 years ago. The emergence of burial traditions in this time period implies that both Neanderthals and early humans had already begun to […]
Free Virtual Lecture Mary C. Stiner Regents Professor, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona Humans are the only animal species that bury their dead, and this practice is preserved in Paleolithic sites as early as 120,000 years ago. The emergence of burial traditions in this time period implies that both Neanderthals and early humans had […]
In our first meeting of the new academic year, the AIA Iowa Society hosts a discussion about the AIA’s recently released statement on racism in archaeology. You can read that statement here. As a round table, participants in this Zoom event will have the opportunity to comment on the AIA's statement and discuss how we […]
The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Archaeology Bingo Scavenger Hunt We’re yelling “Bingo!” across Marquette County! This year is the 10th anniversary of International Archaeology Day. Out of thousands of participants, Marquette Regional History Center is thrilled to be one of 45 world-wide Long Term Collaborators listed by the Archaeological Institute of America. Yet, this […]
The Ohio History Center’s annual Archeology Day moves online and expands to a full month! Meet Ohio archaeologists and explore archaeology through special Archaeology Month programs, presentations, and activities, all from the comfort of home. Visit our website for a list of events and activities. New activities and videos will be added throughout the month.
October is Archaeology Month in North Carolina! This year, we’ve gone totally digital and will be sharing info, projects, and stories from the study of human history in our state! Each day, new content will go live on our website and our Facebook and Instagram pages (@ncarchaeology). Follow along every day and share your own […]
Call for papers: "Space and Governance: Towards a New Topography of Roman Administration" conference, 2-3 October 2020, Royal Academy of Spain at Rome (Real Academia de España en Roma) The purpose of the conference is to explore the transformation of public space and administrative activities in Republican and Imperial Rome through an interdisciplinary exploration of […]
Archaeologists will prepare special tasks and games for families with children, which will introduce them to the life of prehistoric and medieval inhabitants of the town of Čáslav. The event is organized by the Institute of Archaeology in cooperation with the town of Čáslav and other institutions.
Following previous years, the Research Centre at Panská Lhota (Department of Archaeology and Museology, Masaryk University) will open to public, not only to show how archaeologists work, but also a glimpse into the past will be presented through a medieval-like tournament with real knights and ladies.
Celebrate the glamour, labor, humor, and discoveries of archaeology at Harvard. Join student archaeologists as they share their experience with an Irish castle, a shaft tomb in western Mexico, monuments on the Giza plateau in Egypt and drones used to study El-Kurru in ancient Nubia, among other locations. Place a friendly wager on an atlatl […]