At its most fundamental level, preservation is about memory. Historic buildings, objects, monuments, and landscapes are all materializations of the past, and the basic challenge facing preservationists and scholars is to protect and interpret the past - in the present. Memory, however, is not a basic thing. Like all human constructs, memory is gloriously and sometimes painfully, complex, packed with a myriad of questions like “What or who is being remembered?
The International Society for Landscapes, Place, & Material Culture (ISLPMC--formerly Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes) is proud to issue a call for nominations for the 2019 Fred Kniffen Book Award, and the 2019 Allen Noble Book Award.
A collaboration between the Faculty of History at the University of Oxford and the
Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War at King’s College London.
19 March 2019, 9:30am–6:00pm, All Souls College, Oxford
The “Ancient Maya Cities of the Yucatan, Summer Solstice 2019” tour, led by 20-year archaeologist and archaeoastronomy expert, Dr. Christopher Powell, in the period June 15-23, 2019, takes us to eight different ancient Maya cities and will yield a much firmer understanding of the urban culture of that fascinating civilization than a visit to just one or two cities. Designed especially for Archaeological Legacy Institute (AlI), this Yucatan tour has many highlights. For example, Dzibilchaltun was inhabited continuously for 3000 years, all the way up to the Spanish arrival.
Please find below a cfp for the SPMA sponsored session at EAA 2019. The session is organised by Harold Mytum, Jonas Nordin, and Eve Campbell. We would warmly welcome submissions from H-Net members. The deadline for abstracts is 18 February 2019.
The link to the EAA website and submissions portal is here: https://goo.gl/qF2EfN
you are cordially invited to submit your abstracts for one of the few sessions in Historical Archaeology at the 25th EAA in Bern, Switzerland.
Theme: Global change and archaeology
Session format: Session with keynote speaker and discussion
Title: Reaches of Empire: Historical Archaeology and New - Global - Insights into European Expansion
Call for registrations and abstracts
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION - February 24, 2019
START OF THE WEBINAR - March 01, 2019
This 7-week webinar serves as an introduction to the methodologies of and project designs for Islamic landscape archaeology, using an ongoing field project in the Jerusalem region. In an innovative form of instruction, the course will be taught “from the field”, making use of taped broadcasts caught by bodycam during excavation and survey.
International Conference of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T²M)
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