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ASHA Reading Group: Archaeology under late capitalism

14 June 2018 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

The next ASHA reading group is being hosted by Dr James Flexner at the University of Sydney and will be held on the 14th June. This is a semi-regular (quarterly) opportunity to catch-up with other historical archaeologists and discuss themes of interest.FacilitatorDr James FlexnerLecturer in Historical Archaeology and HeritageUniversity of SydneyTopicArchaeology under late capitalismLocation and TimeUniversity of SydneyCamperdown Campus323A Old Teacher’s College (on Manning Road, downhill from the Quadrangle).5:30-7pm, Thursday 14th June 2018Primary ReadingsMrozowski, S.A 2014. “Imagining an Archaeology of the Future: Capitalism and Colonialism Past and Present.”,International Journal of Historical Archaeology,18: 340-360.Hutchings, R. and La Salle, M. 2015. “Archaeology as Disaster Capitalism.”,International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 19: 699-720.Hamilakis, Y., 2015. “Archaeology and the Logic of Capital: Pulling the Emergency Break.”,International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 19: 721-735.Secondary ReadingsOrser, C. E. 2011. “The archaeology of poverty and the poverty of archaeology.”International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 15:533-543.Ribeiro, L. 2015. “Development projects, violation of human rights, and the silence of archaeology in Brazil.”International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 19: 810-821.Richardson, L. J. 2017. “I’ll give you ‘punk archaeology’, sunshine.”World Archaeology, DOI:10.1080/00438243.2017.1333036.Sayers, Daniel O. 2014. “The most wretched of beings in the cage of capitalism.”International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 18: 529-554.Werkheiser, M. 2016. The Cultural Resource Management Industry in the Age of Trump.” American Cultural Resources Association Webinar.https://vimeo.com/193381138(last accessed 15 March 2017)[email protected] you are finding it difficult to get a copy of the readings.The event is free and open to anyone who is interested, however, RSVPs are essential (tosecretary@asha.org.au), so please get in touch if you would like to come!


14 June 2018
12:00 am UTC+0
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