What connects an ancient Roman mosaic and a NASA astronaut from the Apollo 12 mission? Candace Richards, Assistant Curator of the Nicholson Collection, Chau Chak Wing Museum explains
A new online workshop offers ancient world scholars at all career levels tools and resources to make their teaching more accessible, filling a vital gap in professional development.
For the ancient Greeks, gaming was more than just a way to pass the time. Dr Stavros Paspalas gives an in-depth look at board games in this public lecture
For archaeologists, ceramics provide a wealth of information. Practically indestructible fragments of ancient pottery and terracotta can reveal the technical capacities and social practices of past peoples through petrographical analyses. This involves taking extremely thin sections of the material, a challenging, but vital skill.
Dr Rachel Pope (University of Liverpool) recently delivered a powerhouse keynote lecture for the ‘Modern’ Women of the Past? Unearthing Gender and Antiquity Conference. It was recorded and you can stream it now.
It was Judy’s excited fascination and enthusiasm for archaeology and how to do it that drew me into the subject and set me on a lifetime path of research and teaching
As the year draws to a close it is natural to reflect on the year that has been, and what a strange and turbulent year 2020 has turned out to be.
The Mediterranean Archaeology Australasian Research Community (MAARC) was conceived in Auckland in February 2020 during the international conference ‘Exchanging Ideas: Trade, Technology and Connectivity and pre-Roman Italy‘ when, over a coffee, we lamented the fact that there was no regional network or annual event that really catered to Mediterranean archaeology. Given that void, we noted …
Nile de Jonge, PhD Candidate at UC San Diego, discovered a love not only of archaeology, but for the island of Kythera, when she took part in the Australian Paliochora Kythera Archaeological Survey project.
We mark with sadness the death of Emeritus Professor Alexander Cambitoglou AO on 29 November 2019. With his passing, we lose one of the most influential figures to have shaped the study of Classical antiquity in Australia.