Archaeology as an elevator pitch

On my first day at the SAA annual meeting in Albuquerque I attended a forum with archaeologists and consultants who work to influence members of congress. Most of the participants worked in Washington and were in positions where lobbying was part of their job. The central question of the forum was: how do we make... Continue Reading →

Session at the EAA in Maastricht

On September 1st, Herdis Hølleland and I held a session called: Archaeology and the European Far-right: attitudes and responses from heritage bureaucracies (abstract, see also Herdis post). It took place on Friday afternoon, in a hot conference room with a tiny screen. Despite this, 45 people showed up to discuss the question: What does the rise of... Continue Reading →

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