Historian Billy Griffiths has written a very interesting and unique book related to the historical and ancient past of Australia. Quite a few people came together to create the narrative of history that we know today and their stories are told in this book. Before they did their work the history of Australia was very misunderstood. Check out his podcast then go read the book and learn something new about an amazing place.
APN presents the live podcast forum from the 82nd Annual Meeting of Society for American Archaeology. The APN hosts in attendance for the discussion included Michael Ashley, Jeb Card, Ken Feder, Kirsten Lopez, Chris Sims, Stephen Wagner, and Chris Webster. The audience also joins the panel for this first-of-its-kind session at the SAA.
The forum covered the growth of the APN, the variety of programs on the network, and the education and outreach paradigms developed through the medium of podcasting. Use the APN website's search tool from the main page to find other shows from "SAA2017" - roughly a dozen hours of programming were recorded from the exhibition hall!
On today's episode Chris and April talk to Senior Staff Archaeologist at Jamestown Rediscovery, David Givens. David talks about the history of Jamestown, the archaeology, and where they're going from here.
Dr. Colleen Strawhacker, an archaeologist with the interdisciplinary research group, the National Snow and Ice Data Center, joins the podcast to talk about the archaeology of climate change. Strawhacker works closely with indigenous groups in the Arctic to study resilience and failure in the wake of drastic environmental change.
Today we talk to Stuart Rathbone, archaeologist that's worked in the UK, the Irish Republic, and the United States. Stuart will talk about his work with the fascinating Irish Signal Towers that line the Irish Coast and date to the very early 1800s. We'll also talk to Stuart about the differences between CRM work in the UK and Ireland and the United States.
- Analysis of low cost methods for assessing Signal Defensible Guardhouses in challenging environments across North West Ireland
- ArcGIS: The Napoleonic Signal Towers of Ireland