Women in the Present, Women in the Past

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.

Introducing MAARC: a new initiative connecting Australasian archaeologists working in the Mediterranean

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 …

Kythera and the gold rush, competing priorities or complementing research?

Richard MacNeill set out to understand the relationship between water catchment and community in Kythera, but ended up shifting to the goldfields of Victoria, Australia. The two are oddly complementary… When I first contemplated post-graduate research I had just returned from participating in the 2016 season of the Australian Paliochora-Kythera Archaeological Survey (APKAS) project in …

Pottery at Perachora: A Photographer’s Journal

Nathan Stein, ancient history student at Macquarie University, shares a journey of discovery on the Perachora Peninsula Archaeological Project. It was Spring 2019, and I was buried deep in reading texts and writing assignments, all for the sole reward of pressing submit, and moving onto the next piece of writing. I was coming towards the …

Life on the Perachora Peninsula Archaeological Project

Samantha Mills, PhD student at Macquarie University, takes us behind the scenes on an archaeological field survey. When you sign up to be involved in an overseas archaeological project for the first time, you are not quite sure what to expect when you get to your destination. When you hear about some other archaeological projects, …


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