I am happy to report that after two years of editorial work, Art and Archaeology – the newest addition to Springer’s One World Archaeology series – has been published. You can see a preview of the book here: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+%26+archaeology/book/978-1-4614-8989-4 Thank you so much to all the contributors for your amazing support and wonderful writing, and a huge […]
2012 Entries for The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Any words I might offer would only diminish how amazing this tradition is… From Matthew Allard: Japan has always been on the forefront of cutting edge robotics. Its roots can be traced back 200-300 years during the Edo period when skilled craftsmen created automata (self-operating machines). Using nothing more than pulleys and weights they were […]
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A Discussion of International Approaches Heritage professionals from around the world converge on Brown’s campus for a day of conversation. Cape Town – Dublin – Hong Kong – Istanbul – Providence – York What is heritage, and what forms does it take in an urban environment? How are creative practices affected by, and how do they […]
Video presentation for the “Heritage Erasure: Vandalism and Obliteration in the Historic Environment” session of the “Peoples, places, stories 2011″ conference at Linnaeus University, Sweden. Created from the archive of Fiona Hallinan’s artist project “Roadscore | Invisible String”. Thank you to Fiona Hallinan, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, the John Nicholas Brown Center for […]
Exquisite Things: An exhibition of connections within collections from the May 2011 issue of Contexts – The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s Annual Newsletter –by Ian Russell This past December, the students of Things: The Material Worlds of Humanity opened a new off-site exhibition project for the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. Located in the newly reopened Stephen […]
I hosted John Schofield from University of York at Brown University recently, and he gave a wonderfully engaging and inspiring talk about new directions for socially engaged heritage and archaeological work. Embrace the Margins: Adventures in the Archaeology of Contemporary Homelessness John Schofield, University of York, Department of Archaeology 2pm, April 5, 2011 John Nicholas […]