Tag Archives: public archaeology

ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 30 – Garden-variety archaeology: An interview with Bonnie Clark

hosted by Otis Crandell and Tommy Ng

In this episode we talk with Bonnie Clark about the archaeology of gardens, historical archaeology, and her research at the site of the Amache Japanese internment camp in Colorado, U.S.A.

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ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 25 – Microscopes and the Mesolithic: An interview with Jess Bates

hosted by Otis Crandell and Tommy Ng

In this episode we talk with Jess Bates about the Mesolithic settlement of Star Carr, experimental archaeology, and the York Experimental Archaeological Research (YEAR) Centre.

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ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 15 – Histories of the Amazon: An interview with Anne Rapp Py-Daniel and Myrtle Pearl Shock

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode I talk with Anne Rapp Py-Daniel and Myrtle Pearl Shock about the importance of local history, particularly the long period of pre-European history in Brazil, and their initiative “Arqueologia nas Escolas: Histórias da Amazônia” which is introducing local histories and hands-on learning to the public school curriculum in Pará state, in the northeast of Brazil.

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ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 1 – Public Archaeology

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode I discuss public archaeology with guests Mariuca Vornicu, Robyn Humphreys, and Angelica Ruggeri. In our discussion we consider some of the following questions.

• What does the term ‘public archaeology’ refer to?
• Why should the public be informed about what we do as archaeologists?
• Should there be limits on what is accessible to the public? (Should some information be kept from the public?)
• How we can keep the public informed and involved?
• What are some current problems to overcome?
• How is public archaeology changing?

We also look a bit at how public involvement and access to archaeological research varies in different countries, and how it has changed over time.

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