New South Wales

UPCOMING EVENT: In Conversation with Judy Birmingham

Associate Professor Judy Birmingham is a significant figure in the history of archaeology in Australia. She studied at the Institute of Archaeology in London under Sir Max Mallowan and undertook extensive fieldwork in the Middle East, Cyprus, Greece and Britain with some of the most famous and fascinating figures of 20th century archaeology. Beginning with …

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CALL FOR PAPERS: SHAP 2017

AACAI NSW are pleased to present the Sydney Historical Archaeology Practitioner’s Workshop (SHAP) as part of National Archaeology Week 2017. The one day workshop is an opportunity for practitioners, students and those interested in historical archaeology to explore best practice, innovations and technology as well as recent historical archaeology projects in NSW. While we have …

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UPCOMING EVENT: Diary of an Archaeologist

A lecture presented by Richard Tuffin and David Roe, entitled ‘But did they wash behind their ears?: preliminary findings from the 2016 Penitentiary Ablutions archaeological excavation at Port Arthur’ will be presented on Wednesday 15 March, at 4.00pm. The lecture will be held at the University of New England (Large Lecture Theatre EM1, Natural Resources …

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EXCAVATIONS: Parramatta, NSW

Historical and Contact Archaeology in North Parramatta A site currently being excavated in North Parramatta, New South Wales has found evidence of contact between European and local Indigenous peoples in fragments of glass. The excavators have also discovered evidence of leisure and ornamentation of the residents of the previous institutions located on the site. For …

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EXCAVATION update, Triabunna, Tas

Author: School of Archaeology & Anthropology, ANU College of Arts and the Social Sciences, compiled by Richard Morrison Triabunna Field School, Tasmania As reported previously this 2nd field work season was to be undertaken by Dr Ash Lenton, ANU, for undergraduates from there but also from the University of Sydney, in January and February 2017. …

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UPCOMING EVENT: Oral History Australia Conference

Oral History Australia Biennial Conference The conference theme is Moving memories: oral history in a global world and promises to stimulate interesting discussion amongst participants. International guest speakers include Indira Chowdhury (India) and Dalia Leinarte (Lithuania). Venue: SMC Conference and Function Centre, Sydney Date: 13 – 16 September 2017n Website: https://dcconferences.eventsair.com/ohac17/csPlease click here to download …

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Welcome to the ASHA Blog

The ASHA Blog Editor and the ASHA Committee would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the ASHA Blog. The blog replaces the long-running ASHA Newsletter as a way for members to receive information regarding Australasian Historical Archaeology. It aims to encourage the sharing of information between ASHA members, members of the wider …

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PRESENTATION: TICCIH, ICOMOS & WORLD HERITAGE – STEPHEN HUGHES

Australia ICOMOS, DOCOMOMO Australia, NSW Chapter AIA SYDNEY TALK SERIES Time & Date: Thursday 12th January, 2017 5.30pm for 6pm start Cost: Members $10, non-members $15 payable at GML Venue: GML Heritage Level 6, Australia Council Building, 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, 2010 Please report to the reception desk on the Australia Council Ground Floor …

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WHITE HART INN ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION, WESTERN SYDNEY, NSW

EMGA Mitchell McLennan Pty Ltd (EMM) was engaged by Baulderstone Pty Ltd, on behalf of Transport for NSW (TfNSW), to complete heritage services for the early works package of the Sydney Metro Northwest, formerly known as North West Rail Link ), including an archaeological assessment and excavations. Five possible archaeological sites were identified in the …

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