Geoarchaeological researches in Kazakhstan

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


Program Type:
Field school, Volunteer

RPA Certified:

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Project Director:

Project Description:

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

Academic Credit:
Credits and certificate of training provided credits offered by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Tuition is .

Contact Information:

Deom Jean-Marc

av. al-Farabi, 71





Phone: 77017609289

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