In our second episode we speak with Dr Susan Lupack (Macquarie University). She led one of the few Australian-run archaeological projects that was able to conduct fieldwork in 2020, shortly before the world went into lockdown. Dr Lupack’s planned sabbatical in Vienna was subsequently thrown into chaos as the pandemic went into full swing.
This podcast explores the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic and other factors have disrupted archaeological fieldwork.
The AAIA’s Brett Myers recently presented his research into ancient South Italian hillforts at the 2021 European Association of Archaeologists conference.
From 27-29 August the AAIA Athens Office hosted the inaugural face to face meeting for the Erasmus+ Project: Finds Stories: Addressing Mobility through Object and People Biographies took place in Athens, hosted by The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA).
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
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 …
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 …
Olivia Gao, an undergraduate student at the University of Sydney, shares her experience and tips on how to prepare for a successful first field season.
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 …