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Job Opportunity—Lecturer in Palaeoproteomics

Posted on Wednesday 28 November 2018

The Department of Archaeology seeks a full-time lecturer in ancient proteins

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In Search of the Viking Great Army: beyond the winter camps

Posted on Wednesday 14 November 2018

York professors publish a new paper discussing Viking finds distribution

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BioArCh visits Malton School

Posted on Monday 12 November 2018

Alice Toso held a workshop for year 5 and 6 students

Fern plant infusion keeps the doctor away in Medieval Europe
Fern plant infusion keeps the doctor away in Medieval Europe

Posted on Monday 5 November 2018

The remains of a medieval skeleton has shown the first physical evidence that a fern plant could have been used for medicinal purposes in cases such as alopecia, dandruff and kidney stones.

York Master's Students Attend CAA-UK 2018

Posted on Thursday 1 November 2018

Students Travelled up to Edinburgh for the Computer Applications in Archaeology UK Conference

Katherine Bradshaw Wins Bursary to Excavate at Vindolanda

Posted on Friday 26 October 2018

Third-year undergraduate digs into the Roman past at Hadrian's Wall

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Department of Archaeology receives Bronze Athena SWAN award

Posted on Thursday 25 October 2018

The award recognises advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all

John Schofield's Work on Galapagos Published in British Archaeology

Posted on Tuesday 9 October 2018

Article "On the Beach: What Archaeology Can Do for the Planet" Addresses Marine Plastic Pollution in the Archipelago

Upcoming events

Fri
11
Jan

Exhibition Launch: Buildings that Fill My Eye - The Architectural Heritage of Yemen

Public lecture by Emeritus Professor Trevor Marchand of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London: What Future for Yemen’s Architecture?

Mon
14
Jan
Tue
15
Jan

Re-Thinking Digital Heritage Research: Practices, Epistemologies and Ethics

Chiara Bonacchi uses her experience in digital heritage - through both digital cultural engagement and data science applied to heritage research, to reflect on the transformations that digital heritage research is undergoing in a world of 'big data'.

Mon
21
Jan

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Tue
22
Jan

London Mithraeum: A New Light on London’s Roman Temple of Mithras

Louise Fowler of MOLA discusses work conducted on the London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE, built around reconstructed remains of a Roman Temple of Mithras in London.

Mon
28
Jan

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Tue
29
Jan

Archaeological Maps: Performance and Play

Piraye will demonstrate how alternative cartographic practices in archaeology can be paired with playful performances in knowledge creation.

Mon
4
Feb

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Tue
12
Feb

Exhibiting the Icon of the Cold War: Approaches to Preserving and Communicating the Berlin Wall

Axel Klausmeier, director of the Berlin Wall Foundation, discusses how the organization looks after the remains of the Berlin Wall, and how it functions as a site of tourism.

Mon
18
Feb

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Tue
19
Feb

Dismantling Ivory Towers: Archaeology, Conservation and Community Engagement in Turkey

B. Nilgün Öz explores how community-focused projects take place during archaeological excavations in Turkey, identifying problems and opportunities for conservation, and discussing the impact of such projects on site conservation.

Mon
25
Feb

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Tue
26
Feb

Programmed for Affect: Thinking About Sensors and Senses in Heritage and Cultural Experiences

Jess Hoare considers whether wearable technologies can further our understanding of the relationship between heritage and cultural spaces and their visitors.

Tue
5
Mar

In Conversation with Sara Wajid

Sara Wajid (and a special guest, to be announced!) will have a conversation about access, diversity, representation and social change in the museums and heritage sector.

Mon
25
Mar

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Mon
1
Apr

Workshop on the Co-Design of Digital Experiences in Archaeology

Join us in York in April 2019 for a 2-day workshop exploring co-design for digital archaeology/heritage projects…