Nominations Sought for the $5,000 Linda S. Cordell Prize for Outstanding Writing in Archaeology

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
September 1, 2017 to January 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Intellectual History

The School for Advanced Research Seeks Nominations for the Linda S. Cordell Prize for Outstanding Books in the Field of Archaeology

This award recognizes innovative books in archaeology or anthropological archaeology that best exemplify excellence in writing, significantly advance archaeological method, theory, or interpretation, and inform other subfields of anthropology or related disciplines.The research approach may be grounded in archaeology or another field where archaeological data, method, and theory are brought to bear on a broader anthropological problem.

Proposed ACLA'18 Seminar: Encounters with Archaeology at the Outposts of Empire

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 21, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

In advance of her 125th birth anniversary, and in the shadow of the destruction of antiquities during the ongoing crisis in Syria and Iraq, Agatha Christie’s ‘forgotten’ Syrian memoir Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archeological Memoir was republished in 2015. In the memoir, Christie chronicles her experiences of participating in various archeological digs at Nimrud, Mosul and Palmyra, all sites which have been irreparably damaged in the intervening years.

3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Pre-Columbian Association Colloquium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Pre-Columbian History / Studies

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Pre-Columbian Association Research Colloquium

Current Research in the Ancient Americas

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Reception to follow

Denver Museum of Nature & Science- Ricketson Auditorium

2001 Colorado Blvd.

Denver, CO 80205

Sponsored by Jane Day and the Stevenson Family Foundation

 

CFP - Object Biographies Conference, deadline extended to 15 September 2017!

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2017
Location: 
Finland
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

Object Biographies

II International Artefacta Conference

2-3 March 2018

House of Science and Letters, Helsinki, Finland

Artefacta, the Finnish Network for Artefact Studies in collaboration with the Finnish Antiquarian Society and Nordic Association of Conservators in Finland

Register now for fall historic preservation classes!

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
September 5, 2017 to November 16, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Archaeology, Historic Preservation, Public History, Urban Design and Planning

Have you always wanted to know more about the buildings in your community, or about how historic preservation can strengthen communities, enhance the quality of life, and promote heritage tourism and economic development? This fall, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) is offering two continuing education courses as part of its new certificate program in historic preservation. Take a single class or workshop or work toward a certificate! Anyone with an interest in historic preservation is welcome.

Franklin Research Grants

Pennsylvania,
Type: 
Grant
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, World History / Studies

Scope
This American Philosophical Society program of small grants to scholars is intended to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the cost of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.

Call for Papers: Wilderness, Frontiers, and New Worlds in Antiquity Graduate Student Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Classical Studies, Ancient History, Archaeology, Geography

Call for Papers:

Wilderness, Frontiers, and New Worlds in Antiquity

Biennial Classics Graduate Student Conference

New York University

November 4, 2017

Deadline EXTENDED to August 31, 2017

Sessions on THE MEDIEVAL HORSE at the International Medieval Congress 2018 at Leeds, 2-5 July 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Environmental History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Military History, Sport History & Studies

 

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