Location: Almaty, KZ
Season: June 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018
Session Dates: 1) Chu-Ili mountains (Petroglyphs documentation): 15 June-5 July; 7-22 August 2) Botai region (Geoarchaeological study): 14-31 July 3) Syrdarya delta (Geoarchaeological study): 8-30 September 4) North Balkhash lake region (Geoarchaeological study): 8-22 October
Application Deadline: October 31, 2018
Field school, Volunteer
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
During the summer and autumn of 2018, the Laboratory of Geoarchaeology (Faculty of History, Archeology and Ethnology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University) is organizing archaeological investigations covering all periods from Palaeolithic to Modern times all over Kazakhstan. The programme of work consists mainly in mapping, documenting and collecting paleodata for analyses. Open-air lectures in the history, archaeology and paleoenvironement of Central Asia will be included. Sessions will take place between June and October 2018 and are 15 days in duration. Volunteers and student s of archaeology are welcome to join us. The participation fee is EU250 (or 300USD) per week and academic credit is given by the Kazakh National University. Interested volunteers and students of archaeology should contact the LGA to ask for full details on the various survey and excavation opportunities on offer.
Renewed information is also available on the Laboratory of Geoarchaeology web site.
Or you can check the updated announcement of our volunteer camps on the Fieldwork webpage of the Archaeological Institute of America.
Period(s) of Occupation: From Paleolithic to Ethnographic periods
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 15 days
Minimum Age: 18 y.o.
Experience Required: No
Room and Board Arrangements:
Camps are in tents Cost: 300 USD-250 Euro/week
Credits and certificate of training provided credits offered by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Tuition is .
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