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Conference: International Archaeological Conference, Trzcinica 2011

Tomasz Leszczyński (PL)

The International Conference on archaeological open-air museums and experimental archaeology: An Opportunity for the Promotion of the Tourist Industry, sponsored financially by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism, was held in the Carpathian Troy Open-Air Archaeological Museum in Trzcinica, Poland, on 9 – 10 June 2011...

Conference: The 6th Experimental Conference, York

Ruth Fillery-Travis (UK)

The 6th Experimental Conference, 6-7th January 2012, York Established in 2006 with a workshop at UCL London, the Experimental Archaeology Conference is an annual event aiming to bring together experimental practitioners from Europe and afield. Since 2006 it has been held at a variety of locations in England and Scotland...

Obituary: Ole Crumlin-Pedersen, founder of the Viking Ship Museum

Tinna Damgård-Sørensen (DK)

On 14 October 2011, Ole Crumlin-Pedersen passed away after a long period of illness, aged 76. Ole Crumlin-Pedersen, born 24 February 1935 in Hellerup, Denmark dedicated his life to maritime cultural heritage, maritime archaeology and old ships...

Conference: Symposium 25: Reconstructing ideas and actions

Mariana Sacchi (AR)

For many years, actualistic studies have been used largely as a bridging link between archaeological data describing how people use objects with the human behaviours or natural processes associated with this use...

Book Review: Die byzantinische Steinsäge von Ephesos by Fritz Mangartz

Wulf Hein (DE)

Water driven saws for cutting stone were thought of as being modern inventions, until recently. At present we have several finds that prove such machines existed in the Classic Era...

Conference: Reconstruction “in situ”, International Archaeological Meeting of Calafell, 2011

Roeland Paardekooper (NL)

March 2011, EXARC convened for the 17th time, this time in Calafell, Catalonia, Spain. We could go along with the 6th international archaeology meeting of Calafell, a biannual conference. Three days long, from 9:30h in the morning until 19:30h in the evening, we listened to about...

Conference: International Öguf-Symposium 2010

Alexandra Krenn-Leeb (AT)

Prehistory and Early History (ÖGUF) took place 27-30 October at The Museum for Natural History in Vienna under the patronage of State Captain and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl – and the general director of the Museum for Natural History Vienna, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Köberl. Theme was experimental archaeology: theory, practice, science, education...

Conference: Report on the 1st Annual RE-ARC Conference

Maria-Louise Sidoroff (US)

Mark Butler organized the First Annual RE-ARC Conference, which was held on October 16-17, 2010 at the Schiele Museum in Gastonia, North Carolina.
The conference was a great success. Dr. Ann Tippet, Schiele Museum Director, and Steve Watts, Director of Southeast Native American Studies (SENAS), welcomed an international group of forty-five attendees...

Conference: The 1st Annual RE-ARC Conference, Defining Reconstructive Archaeology for the 21st Century

Eric B. Marks (US)

The first annual Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology (RE-ARC) conference was held at the Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia, North Carolina, October, 16 – 17, 2010. RE-ARC is the brainchild of Mark Butler, President of RE-ARC, and eleven other individuals who comprise the Board of Directors...

Conference: EXAR in Berlin, October 8-10, 2010

Stefanie Osimitz,
Kathrin Schäppi (CH)

This year’s EXARC Conference took place at the Freie Universität in Berlin and was themed Experimental Archaeology and University...

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