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.