ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 2-04 – Tuning in to archaeology: An interview with Chloë Duckworth

hosted by Otis Crandell and Tommy Ng

In this episode, we talk with Chloë Duckworth about educating the public about archaeology through the use of video and how it differs between YouTube, TikTok and television. We also discuss her role on The Great British Dig.

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Some useful terminology and links

The Great British Dig 
A TV show on Channel 4 that follows a team of archaeologists as they excavate back gardens around Britain.

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral? 
A popular television game show which ran from 1952 to 1959 on the BBC. In the show, a panel of archeologists, art historians, and natural history experts were asked to identify interesting objects or artifacts from museums.
Episode with Mortimer Wheeler, Seán P. Ó Ríordáin, and Vere Gordon Childe.


About Chloë Duckworth

Dr. Duckworth is an archaeologist at Newcastle University with an interest in the history of glass and the human relationship to technology. She also run the ArchaeoDuck YouTube and TikTok channels where she presents about topics in archaeology. She is also director of the Madinat al-Zahra Survey Project, co-director of the Alhambra Royal Workshops Project, and director of the al-Andalus Glass Project.





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