Registration open for SHA Québec 2014

Registration open for SHA Québec 2014

Online registration is now open for conference and hotel registration for SHA Québec 2014, the Society for Historical Archaeology’s 47th Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, to be held in Québec City, Canada, from January 8 to 12, 2014.   Full information is available on the conference web site:   Your organization may wish to sponsor(…)

CHNT 18 2013 – Last possibilities to send an abstract

CHNT 18 2013 – Last possibilities to send an abstract

Dear colleagues!   There are only few days left before we close the CALL for PAPERS, CALL for POSTERS (5th Poster Award) und der CALL for VIDEOS (2nd Video Award) –  28th June 2013. If you have not yet sent us an abstract, now you have the possibility. Further information and guidelines, please visit our homepage  (…)

Call for papers: ‘Community Archaeology and the University’ Conference

Call for papers now open for ‘Community Archaeology and the University’ session, organised by Sarah Dhanjal and Suzie Thomas, at Nordic TAG, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 21-25 April 2013. Community archaeology has seen a steady growth in interest over the past few decades, with possibly more interest and involvement in such engagement in the present(…)

Call for papers: 18th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies

18th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies CHNT 18 2013 – 11th -13th November 2013, Vienna – Austria   Urban Archaeology and “Correct” documentation Documenting the Data Call for Sessions, Workshops and Round Tables     “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,-that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”(Keats: “Ode on a(…)

Call for papers: Third Annual International Heritage Conference organized by the UMass Amherst Center for Heritage and Society

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Heritage and Society is pleased to announce an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE To be held May 15-17, 2013, at the UMass Amherst Campus   THE PAST FOR SALE? New Perspectives on the Economic Entanglements of Cultural Heritage   The economic valuation of cultural heritage —whether protected and developed or illegally looted(…)

New ‘intelligence’ body set to fight illicit trade in world’s priceless treasures

Ancient statues from Nigeria and Cambodia, colorful cloaks from Peru, ceremonial furniture from Haiti before Columbus and clay tablets inscribed with writing thousands of years old: The illegal trade in looted cultural artifacts is vast, poorly policed and highly profitable. But NBC News has learned that a new international body to gather “intelligence” about the(…)