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Judy Birmingham: impressions and influences

David Frankel has written a great blog featuring Judy Birmingham on the AAIA website. It deals with historical archaeology and has some really great photos. The link is below if you would like to check it out https://aaia.sydney.edu.au/judy-birmingham-impressions-and-influences/

ASHA 50th Anniversary

50 years ago, on the 26th November 1970, the first Australian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA) meeting was held at the University of Sydney. That evening, ASHA was founded to promote the study of historical archaeology in Australia. In 1991, the Society was expanded to include New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, and its name …

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ASHA Workshop Resources Available

On 26 September 2018, ASHA held a workshop on Artefact Identification and Analysis as part of the 2018 ASHA/AIMA Conference in Parramatta. There was a good turnout of members, students and non-members with 25 attending each session. Specialists talked on the artefact categories that are often, if not always, found during excavations. These categories also …

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UPCOMING EVENTS: National Archaeology Week 2018

Just two more weeks to go until National Archaeology Week kicks off in Australia! The week begins on 21st May, and there are lots of events happening in and around the week (most are free!) that you can pop in to and spread the word about the wonderful archaeological work going on across the country! …

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ARTEFACT OF THE MONTH: American Artifacts Blog

There have been no submissions for Artefact of the Month recieved this month (email blog@asha.org.au if you would like to submit for the June edition!) however I’ve come across a great blog from our North American friends: The American Artifacts Blog! This blog “is a media outlet featuring artifact-related digital content from U.S. and Canadian …

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UPCOMING EVENT: Australian National Archaeology Week 2018

A reminder that National Archaeology Week (20-26 May 2018) is fast approaching! If you have an event you wish to advertise, or if you want to check out what’s on, go to: http://www.archaeologyweek.com/ where you’ll find a state-by-state events list. You can also find National Archaeology Week on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archaeologyweek/ The state representatives are: NSW …

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