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Canberra Symposium – Contemporary Archaeology: How archaeology is practised today
4 May 2019 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
Contemporary Archaeology- A public symposium on how archaeology is practiced today. Presented by the Canberra Archaeological Society and the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology as part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival. Supported by the National Museum of Australia.WHEN10.30am–1:00pmWHERENational Museum of Australia, CanberraREGISTERBook onlinehere.Program10.30amWelcome and Introduction10.40amDr Michael Pearson OA – Australian archaeology in Antarctica11.00amEmeritus Professor Richard Wright AM – The forensic archaeology of war crimes11.20amMorning Tea – own arrangements11.40amDr Alice Gorman (via Skype) – Shadows on the Moon: the forgotten Apollo 11 heritage12.00pmDave Johnston – Gollion Farm Aboriginal Ochre Quarry, Sutton NSW: Embracing locals’ shared history of place (includes video)12.20pmDr Iain Johnston – Repatriation of Indigenous material culture12.40pmQ&A Panel – All speakers1.00pmFinishDownload the full program, abstracts and presenter biographieshere.SUPPORTED BYThis symposium is supported by: