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Raising the roof: reconstructing timber architecture from archaeological evidence

Organised by: 
Historic Scotland
Event date: 
Wednesday, 2 September, 2015 to Saturday, 5 September, 2015
Kind of Event: 
for Professionals

Living History, Open Air Museums and the Public

Organised by: 
Helga Rösel-Mautendorfer (Mitterkirchen, AT)
Jutta Leskovar (Linz, AT)
Romana Scandolari (Molina di Ledro, IT)
Ida Demant (Lejre, DK)
Event date: 
Wednesday, 2 September, 2015 to Saturday, 5 September, 2015
Kind of Event: 
for Professionals

Book Review: Accidental and Experimental Archaeometallurgy by D. Dungworth and R. Doonan (Eds)

Dave Budd (UK)
Spawned from an HMS (Historical Metallurgy Society) conference at West Dean College in 2010, this book is a unique compilation of papers written by both academics and craftsmen. Further articles not directly drawn from the conference have been included and cover non-ferrous experiments and an ethnographic study of blacksmithing...

Book Review: Prehistory Hands-On by C. Henderson

Roeland Paardekooper (NL)
Celtic Harmony is an Iron Age-like village and education centre north of London, providing natural & cultural heritage education. Hands-on activities and events based on Britain's Celtic culture promote a more sustainable way of life in harmony with the natural world...

Book Review: Experimentelle Archäologie in Europa, Bilanz 2012

Thijs Hofland (NL)
According to James Mathieu in 2002, experimental archaeology is “A subfield of archaeological research which employs a number of different methods, techniques, analyses and approaches within the context of a controllable imitative experiment to replicate past phenomena...

Book Review: Performing heritage: Research, practice and innovation in museum theatre and live interpretation by Anthony Jackson and Jenny Kidd (eds)

Kirsty Sullivan (UK)
This useful text brings together recent thinking about museum theatre and the performance of heritage, offering a range of international case studies to its readers as evidence of the discipline’s usefulness in interpreting the past for visitors...

Kantonales Museum für Urgeschichte(n) Zug (CH)

The museum conserves, analyses and imparts knowledge about the archaeological finds of the Canton of Zug dating from the Paleolithic to the Early Middle Ages...

HAEMUS - Centre for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture (MK)

HAEMUS is a center for scientific research and promotion of the culture concentrated on the Balkan Peninsula. We offer a comprehensive range of cultural heritage services. This falls into few main categories: research, cultural recourse management, publication, education, promotion and tourism...

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