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.
National Museum of Australia, Canberra
Book online here.
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
Download the full program, abstracts and presenter biographies here.