Today episode is a chat with public Archaeologist Dr. Lorna Richardson of umea university about the Public Archaeology Twitter Conference scheduled for 17th November 2017. Setting itself apart from standard academic conferences, #PATC is open to all and comments and questions are welcomed through the public platform. Speakers tweet their paper in around 15 tweets and the conference lasts from early morning to late evening. There are key notes held on the 16th November 2017 as well as a twitter wine reception for people to mingle on the hashtag.
Judith Winters is the editor for the online journal Internet Archaeology (http://intarch.ac.uk/), she tells us a bit about the journal.
Internet Archaeology has been publishing on the web since 1996 and is the premier e-journal for archaeology. Internet Archaeology is an open access, independent, not-for-profit journal. It publishes quality academic content and explores the potential of electronic publication through the inclusion of video, audio, searchable data sets, full-colour images, visualisations, animations and interactive mapping. Internet Archaeology is international in scope, a journal without borders, and all content is peer-reviewed. Internet Archaeology is hosted by the Department of Archaeology at the University of York and digitally archived by the Archaeology Data Service.
On this episode Emily Long talks about the importance of public archaeology education and outreach in the United States.
Daniel Kwan, host of the Curiosity in Focus podcast, visits the APN booth at SAA2017 to tell us about his interesting and diverse work at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto with his Role Play program.
Daniel Kwan, host of the Curiosity in Focus podcast, visits the APN booth at SAA2017 to tell us about his show and what it's done for him.
Dr. Don Blakeslee (Wichita State University) joins Chris Sims at the APN booth during SAA2017 to talk about his work at Etzanoa, a site in Southern Kansas that's changing what we know about North American archaeology.
Dr. Alexandra Jones, founder and director of Archaeology in the Community, talks about public outreach, professional development, education, and community archaeology.