Preliminary results from an archaeological investigation of the Port Arthur convict workshops, 1830-77

Online

An online lecture presented as part of the National Webinar Series 2022 in partnership with National Archaeology Week. Labour was at the heart of convict Australia. It defined the lives of all sentenced men and women, much more so than the episodes of brutality and inhumanity which capture our imagination today. In this talk I …

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ASHA Archaeology Trivia Night

Online

The Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA) will be hosting an online trivia night from 6pm-8pm (AEST) on Tuesday 17 May 2022 as part of National Archaeology Week (NAW) 2022. The event is open to ASHA members and non-members across Australasia who are studying, practice or have an interest in archaeology in Australasia. If you …

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The historical archaeology of Australia’s place in the colonial Indian Ocean world and ASHA Archaeology Awards Winner Announcement

Online

Due to the success of the online Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA) conference in 2021, ASHA will be hosting a series of bi-monthly online seminars in 2022 to showcase the great archaeological research currently being undertaken in Australia. The talks will run for 45 to 50 minutes, followed by a Q&A session. The seminars …

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ASHA Victorian Members Social Event – Celebrating National Archaeology Week

The Royal Melbourne Hotel 629 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria

Please join us at a social evening for ASHA Victorian members at part of National Archaeology Week. ASHA is supplying a range of grazing plates which include hot finger food, pizza and antipasto platters (gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options can be easily organised, just notify [email protected]). You will be pleased to note that Happy Hour …

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Rookwood Tour for National Archaeology Week 2022

Jewish Holocaust Memorial (Martyrs Memorial) Jewish Holocaust Memorial (Martyrs Memorial), Necropolis Circuit, Rookwood, NSW

Join the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA) on a free walking tour of Rookwood Necropolis led by Archaeologist, Dr Siobhan Lavelle OAM, as part of National Archaeology Week 2022. Rookwood Rookwood Cemetery, or to use its formal name, the Necropolis (City of the Dead), forms its own suburb occupying almost 3 square kilometres between …

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2022 ASHA Reading Group – Australasian Historical Archaeology Volume 39

Online

The ASHA Reading Group is back! As the 2022 edition of ASHA's peer-reviewed journal, Australasian Historical Archaeology Volume 39, has now been published and has been sent out to our ASHA members, you should have received your copy or will be receiving it soon. As is customary following the publication of everyone's favourite Australasian archaeological …

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Shifting understanding of farming in 18th century Parramatta – ASHA Online Seminar Series

Online

Due to the success of the online ASHA conference in 2021, we will be hosting a series of bi-monthly online seminars in 2022 to showcase the great research currently being undertaken in Australasia.  The talks will run for 45 to 50 minutes, followed by a Q&A session. The seminars will offer a great opportunity to …

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Archaeology in the Pub – Sydney and Wollongong

The Courthouse Hotel 202 Australia Street, Newtown, NSW

After a two year hiatus (for obvious reasons), the much-beloved Archaeology in the Pub is back, baby! The ASHA Archaeology in the Pub event is a low-key event for archaeologists, including students, researchers and consultants, to catch up and enjoy each other's company over a drink (or two). There will be TWO concurrent Archaeology in the …

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2022 ASHA Conference – The archaeology of interaction

Duke of Marlborough Hotel 35 The Strand, Russell

The 2022 ASHA conference will be held at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel, in Russell, in the Bay of Islands, Aotearoa New Zealand. We are grateful for the support of Kororāreka Marae, as Hau Kainga and Te Ahi Kaa, in hosting this conference. See the conference webpage for further information. For any queries about the …

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2022 ASHA Annual General Meeting

Duke of Marlborough Hotel 35 The Strand, Russell

Date: Wednesday 28 September 2022 Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm NZST / 5:00-6:00pm AEST Official Venue: The Ballroom at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel in Russell, Bay of Islands, Aotearoa New Zealand and online* *A meeting link will be sent to all ASHA members closer to the date. The AGM Agenda and draft Minutes from the 2021 AGM can be viewed here: https://asha.org.au/member-documents/agm-reports/ The AGM will include a vote on …

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ASHA Reading Group 2022 – rescheduled

Online

The ASHA Reading Group is back - again... The 2022 edition of ASHA's peer-reviewed journal, Australasian Historical Archaeology Volume 39, was published and sent out to ASHA members earlier this year. As is customary following the publication of everyone's favourite Australasian archaeological journal, we will be hosting a (virtual) reading group for our members to …

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Conflicted histories: Historical archaeological research into the Queensland Native Mounted Police

Online

The Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA) has been running a series of bi-monthly online seminars in 2022 to showcase the great research in historical archaeology currently being undertaken in Australia. The previous seminars have covered a diverse range of topics and geographical locations, from coastal connections in Western Australia through to convict industries in …

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