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PAST EVENTS

2020 ASHA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

24 September 2020

AGM The 2020 Annual General Meeting of ASHA will be held on Thursday 24th September 2020 at 6.30pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year's AGM will be an online event.   A meeting link will be sent to all ASHA members closer...

2020 ASHA CONFERENCE - POSTPONED

3 September 2020

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology. We had been looking forward to celebrating this momentous event with you all at the 2020 ASHA Conference. The conference organising team had already prepared an exciting schedule. However,...

ASHA IN THE ‘PUB’ (ONLINE)

25 June 2020

ASHA in the Pub is back on - in a virtual sense. Meet up with archaeologists and other students and practitioners online. Date: 25 June 2020 Time: 5.30pm [AEST, +10:00 UTC] RSVP: to events@asha.org.au to receive the event link. ...

SHUT UP AND WRITE!

21 May 2020

Hosted by ASHA and AACAI (NSW / ACT Chapter) Do you have a niggling idea that needs writing up? Would a chat with some friends give you the push that you need? Join us for the inaugural ASHA and AACAI Shut Up and Write!...

ASHA'S 50 SITES, 50 STORIES INITIATIVE

18 May 2020

To celebrate the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology's 50th year in 2020, we are collecting stories about important historical archaeological sites from the Australasian region. Nominations are open to everyone so if you know of an important terrestrial,...

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK 2020

17 May 2020

National Archaeology Week this year runs from Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 May. Coordinated by a team of volunteers NAW associated events are planned across Australia. See http://www.archaeologyweek.org/ for more details!

ASHA READING GROUP (SYDNEY) FEBRUARY 2020

27 February 2020

The ASHA Reading Group is back for 2020! After the roaring success of last year's AHA Journal event, we're kicking off the year with a recap of the wonderful articles in the most recent addition of AHA. Best of all - we're doing...

ARCHAEOLOGY - WA SEMINAR

3 December 2019

This is a joint event with our friends at AICOMOS, AACAI and Heritage Perth. Save the date - further details to come. WHEN Tuesday 3 Decemberst, from 5:30-8pm (Note: Doors from the lobby will close at 6pm. WHERE Element’s Boardroom - Parmelia Hilton Level 19,...

ASHA IN THE PUB (SYDNEY)

28 November 2019

Fancy catching up over a cleansing ale with fellow archaeologists? Or, perhaps you just wish to meet people you don’t know or may not have seen for a while? Archaeology in the Pub is back again for 2019. Save the date - more details to...

ASHA IN THE PUB (SYDNEY) DELAYED UNTIL OCTOBER

24 October 2019

Fancy catching up over a cleansing ale with fellow archaeologists? Or, perhaps you just wish to meet people you don’t know or may not have seen for a while? Archaeology in the Pub is back again for 2019. Save the date - more details to...

2019 ASHA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

16 October 2019

Notice of the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology Inc. To be held on Wednesday 16 October 2019, 3:30pm at The Studio at The Glasshouse, Cnr Clarence and Hay Street, Port Macquarie Please email secretary@asha.org.au if...

2019 ASHA CONFERENCE - COLONIAL FUTURES

13 October 2019

The 2019 ASHA Conference will be held in Port Macquarie, on the NSW Mid North Coast, between Sunday 13 and Wednesday 16 October. Location Port Macquarie, NSW Mid North Coast Dates Sunday 13 to Wednesday 16 October 2019 Conference Theme - Colonial Futures Historical archaeology in Australia,...

MUSEOLOGY - WA SEMINAR

19 September 2019

This is a joint event with our friends at AICOMOS, AACAI and Heritage Perth. Save the date - further details to come. WHEN Thursday 19 Septemberst, from 5:30-8pm (Note: Doors from the lobby will close at 6pm. WHERE Element’s Boardroom - Parmelia Hilton Level 19,...

MELBOURNE’S HISTORIC ARTEFACTS: IDENTIFICATION AND CONSERVATION BASICS - REPEATED

11 September 2019

This one-day event is designed as an intensive workshop for those new to historic artefact identification as well as those wishing to brush up on their identification skills. The workshop will cover on-site artefact first aid for field archaeologists and...

MELBOURNE’S HISTORIC ARTEFACTS: FIRST AID AND IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP

14 August 2019

This one-day event is designed as an intensive workshop for those new to historic artefact identification as well as those wishing to brush up on their identification skills. The workshop will cover on-site artefact first aid for field archaeologists and introduce the...

ASHA IN THE PUB (SYDNEY)

25 July 2019

Date: Thursday, 25th July 2019 Time: 5.30pm Location: The Shakespeare Hotel, Surry Hills (meeting in the Antler Room, upstairs to the left. Booking is under 'Steph'.) ASHA invites you to join us for the next Sydney event - Archaeology in the Pub. We will be meeting at 5.30pm in...

BUILT HERITAGE - WA SEMINAR

20 June 2019

This is a joint event with our friends at AICOMOS, AACAI and Heritage Perth. Save the date - further details to come. WHEN Thursday 20 Junest, from 5:30-8pm (Note: Doors from the lobby will close at 6pm. WHERE Element’s Boardroom - Parmelia Hilton Level 19,...

ASHA SYDNEY PRESENTS: THE NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK TRIVIA NIGHT

21 May 2019

ASHA brings you, for the first time, a National Archaeology Week Trivia Extravaganza. Test your team’s archaeological knowledge against your friends, colleagues and rivals. Open to all ASHA members and their guests. Location: The Big Dig Centre, 110 Cumberland Street, Sydney. ...

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK

19 May 2019

National Archaeology Week is the third week of May every year. Coordinated by a team of volunteers NAW associated events are planned across Australia. See http://www.archaeologyweek.org/ for more details!

SHAP 2019 - SYDNEY-AREA HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY PRACTITIONERS WORKSHOP

17 May 2019

Not an ASHA event SHAP 2019: Preliminary Call for Presenters This year’s Sydney Area Historical...

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. ...

ASHA IN THE PUB (SYDNEY)

28 March 2019

Fancy catching up over a cleansing ale with fellow archaeologists? Or, perhaps you just wish to meet people you don’t know or may not have seen for a while? Archaeology in the Pub is back again for 2019. Location and Time From 5:30 pm, Antler room at...

THE BEST OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

21 March 2019

This is a joint event with our friends at AICOMOS, AACAI and Heritage Perth - please register your interest as soon as possible. SPEAKERS Greg Meacham is technical manager at Timber Insight and will present us Restoring Australia’s largest gold mining timber head-frame. Marc Beattie is an Associate...

ASHA READING GROUP (SYDNEY)

14 March 2019

The next ASHA Sydney reading group will be held on Thursday evening, 14 March. However for the first time you can attend online via Zoom Meeting. The topic will be the most recent volume of the ASHA journal - Australasian Historical Archaeology. Current...

2018 ASHA/AIMA JOINT CONFERENCE

27 September 2018

The 2018 ASHA Conference is being hosted by Professor Martin Gibbs at the UNE Campus Parramatta. It is a joint conference with AIMA. Pre-conference meetings, workshops and a welcome reception will be held on Wednesday 26 September. The...

2018 ASHA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

27 September 2018

Notice of the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology Inc. To be held on Thursday 27 September 2018 at 3.00pm at UNE Campus, 211 Church St, Parramatta, NSW Please email secretary@asha.org.au if you have items...

ASHA/AIMA 2018 CONFERENCE TOURS

26 September 2018

FREE ARCHAEOLOGICAL WALKING TOUR OF PARRAMATTA Join Dr Siobhan Lavelle for this free tour. From 12 noon to 3:30pm Wednesday. Register your interest now - details of meeting point to be released soon. FREE TOUR OF THE PARRAMATTA HERITAGE CENTRE COLLECTIONS (PARRAMATTA) An opportunity to look at a...

2018 ASHA CONFERENCE ARTEFACT WORKSHOP

26 September 2018

These workshops will be held at the UNE Parramatta Campus. These will be run by highly-experienced, Sydney-based artefact specialists. Similar events have proved popular in the past. Registration for individual sessions is possible. Members $50 for a single session, $80 for...

ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE PUB - AUGUST 2018

30 August 2018

Want to meet consultants and archaeologists working on sites in Sydney and surrounding areas? Want to know more about is it like working as an archaeologist? Every three months ASHA hosts an informal get together to discuss archaeology in Sydney and workshop...

ASHA READING GROUP - CULTURAL LANDSCAPES

16 August 2018

The next ASHA reading group is being hosted by Dr Iain Stuart at the offices of GML Heritage and will be held on the 16th August. This is a semi-regular (quarterly) opportunity to catch-up with other historical archaeologists and discuss themes of...

ASHA READING GROUP: ARCHAEOLOGY UNDER LATE CAPITALISM

14 June 2018

The next ASHA reading group is being hosted by Dr James Flexner at the University of Sydney and will be held on the 14th June. This is a semi-regular (quarterly) opportunity to catch-up with other historical archaeologists and discuss themes of interest. Facilitator Dr James Flexner Lecturer...

ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE PUB - MAY 2018

22 May 2018

ASHA is teaming up with ArchSoc at Sydney University, and the Archaeology Society at Macquarie University, during National Archaeology Week for the next Archaeology in the Pub event. This is a perfect opportunity for subbies and consultants to meet students they may...

ASHA WORKSHOP 1– TECHNICAL & RESEARCH SKILLS

20 April 2018

This workshop is being organised by the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology with the support of Australia ICOMOS and the Heritage Division, Office of Environment and Heritage. The venue is provided courtesy of Property NSW. Historical documents: maps, plans and images This...

ASHA-CAS MARITIME CONTACT ART SYMPOSIUM

14 April 2018

A joint half-day event with the Canberra Archaeological Society and ASHA will be held at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra, on Saturday 14 April 2018 in ACT Region Heritage Week. Speakers will include Professor Sue O’Connor (ANU), Dr Mike Pearson AO,...

ASHA READING GROUP

22 March 2018

The next ASHA reading group is being hosted by Casey and Lowe and will be held on 22nd March. This is a semi-regular (quarterly) opportunity to catch-up with other historical archaeologists and discuss themes of interest.  ...

HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN ARGENTINA

1 December 2017

The Australian Society for Historical Archaeology welcomes to Sydney Dr. Daniel Schávelzon, Director, Centre for Urban Archaeology, Argentina, and Dr. Patricia Frazzi, Specialist in the Conservation and Restoration of Archaeological Heritage, who have kindly agreed to meet...

ASHA READING GROUP

30 November 2017

The next ASHA reading group is being hosted by Artefact Heritage and will be held on 30th November. This is a semi-regular (quarterly) opportunity to catch-up with other historical archaeologists and discuss themes of interest. Facilitator Adele Zubrzycka Senior Heritage Consultant, Artefact Heritage Topic Industrial Archaeology and Heritage Location and Time Artefact...

ASHA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

11 October 2017

Notice of the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology Inc. To be held on Wednesday 11 October 2017, 5:30pm at The Tramsheds, 4 Invermay Rd, Launceston, Tasmania Committee Nominations The election of the 2017-18 ASHA Committee will be conducted during...

ASHA/IA 2017 JOINT CONFERENCE

10 October 2017

Travelling Stories: connecting people and landscapes is the first joint conference of Interpretation Australia and the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology. It aims to pull together folk with the ultimate aim of creating a greater understanding for all of the environments...

ASHA IN THE PUB (SYDNEY)

14 September 2017

Fancy catching up over a cleansing ale with fellow archaeologists? Or, perhaps you just wish to meet people you don’t know or may not have seen for a while? ASHA is looking to expand opportunities for networking and professional development and would appreciate your input...

ASHA READING GROUP (SYDNEY)

24 August 2017

ASHA is initiating a reading group for historical archaeologists in Sydney! This is a semi-regular (quarterly) opportunity to catch-up with other historical archaeologists and discuss themes of interest. The venue, topic and facilitator will change with each event. There will be opportunities to start similar events in...

2016 ASHA CONFERENCE

28 September 2016

2016 saw the ASHA conference return to New Zealand, specifically to Christchurch, and this location saw a strong focus on the archaeology carried out in Christchurch since the devastating earthquakes of 2011. The conference was held at the Chateau on the...