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Location: F. D. Roosevelt Airport, Sint Eustatius, Caribbean
Season: April 20, 2021 to June 23, 2021
Session Dates: April 20 - June 23, 2021
Application Deadline: March 10, 2021
Deadline Type: Rolling
St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research
Ruud Stelten, Ph.D.
In late 2020, during test trenching, the St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research (SECAR) discovered an 18th-century burial ground of enslaved Africans at a colonial-period sugar plantation on St. Eustatius in the Dutch Caribbean. SECAR is planning on excavating this burial ground completely, before planned development in the area takes place.
The fieldwork will take place from April 20 – June 23, 2021. SECAR is currently looking for students and volunteers to help on this excavation. Applicants need to be available for the full duration of the fieldwork. Extensive field experience is required, and a background in osteology/forensics is beneficial.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work on a beautiful Caribbean island for 9 weeks, excavating a very interesting and unique site alongside a number of specialists. All expenses will be covered, including flights to and from the island, accommodation, and a per diem.
For more information and to apply, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Period(s) of Occupation: 18th century
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 9 weeks
Minimum Age: 21
Experience Required: Fieldwork experience, osteology/forensics
Room and Board Arrangements:
Provided, at the Caribbean Netherlands Science Institute
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