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CANBERRA SYMPOSIUM - CONTEMPORARY ARCHAEOLOGY: HOW ARCHAEOLOGY IS PRACTISED TODAY

4 May 2019

Contemporary Archaeology - A public symposium on how archaeology is practiced today. Presented by the Canberra Archaeological Society and the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology as part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival. Supported by the National Museum of Australia.

WHEN

10.30am–1:00pm

WHERE

National Museum of Australia, Canberra

REGISTER

Book online here.

Program

10.30am Welcome and Introduction
10.40am Dr Michael Pearson OA – Australian archaeology in Antarctica
11.00am Emeritus Professor Richard Wright AM – The forensic archaeology of war crimes
11.20am Morning Tea – own arrangements
11.40am Dr Alice Gorman (via Skype) – Shadows on the Moon: the forgotten Apollo 11 heritage
12.00pm Dave Johnston – Gollion Farm Aboriginal Ochre Quarry, Sutton NSW: Embracing locals’ shared history of place (includes video)
12.20pm Dr Iain Johnston - Repatriation of Indigenous material culture
12.40pm Q&A Panel – All speakers
1.00pm Finish

Download the full program, abstracts and presenter biographies here.

 

SUPPORTED BY



This symposium is supported by:
Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology
Canberra Archaeological Society
National Museum of Australia
ACT Government | Canberra and Region Heritage Festival