Fenland Council plan to scrap all pre-development archaeological assessment – roundup

Yesterday news of a Fenland Council announcement hit Twitter/Facebook and caused some real and unsurprising outrage amongst heritage people. I've done some digging to better understand the situation, so I thought I would share it with you. First written, Jun 23, 13:20. Last update: 14:24 on Jun 27th 2011. I'm afraid that due to needing … Continue reading Fenland Council plan to scrap all pre-development archaeological assessment – roundup

Full review of Archaeometry 2010 and publications

My review of the 38th International Symposium of Archaeometry, which was held in Tampa in 2010, has been published in PIA - the Papers of Institute of Archaeology. You can find the article here - under CC3.0 license. I've had two conference/event reviews in HMSNews, but I think this is my first 'published' work in … Continue reading Full review of Archaeometry 2010 and publications

Upcoming Archaeology Conferences, Events, Competitions

17th-19th December - TAG 2010. Thinking beyond the tool: archaeological computing and the interpretative process. Bristol. http://www.nomadit.co.uk/tag/tag2010/panels.php5?PanelID=855 Deadline 7th January - Abstract submission deadline for Oxford Conference: "The Archaeology of Recovery: Adaptive Strategies in Response to Crisis" (see below). Deadline 21st January - Abstract submission deadline for HMS 'Royalty, religion and rust' (see below). 28th … Continue reading Upcoming Archaeology Conferences, Events, Competitions

Archaeomatica, a new multidisciplinary journal

A call for papers has gone out from Archaeomatica, a new Cultural Heritage Technologies journal from Italy. The blurb I recieved says that it is interested in the dissemination of advanced methodologies, emerging technologies and techniques for documentation, conservation and exploration of cultural heritage. It is divided into three sections: Documentazione (Survey and documentation), Rivelazioni … Continue reading Archaeomatica, a new multidisciplinary journal