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The History of Knitting Continued and Step 3 of the Lace Pattern! - Hist Yarn S1E3

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In the first half of this episode we delve into the rich and interesting history of Estonian Lace knitting. Then, we’ll discuss the next couple sections of the Zetland shawl, including the wings where you’ll do most of the knitting!

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Listener Questions - ArchaeoTech 114

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That’s right! We sourced your questions from Facebook and Twitter and answer your questions about mapping, canine forensics, open source programs, field data programs, and more! Send them in or hit us up on the socials to ask your questions and help everyone out on our next episode.

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Planting Seeds for Transformation in Cultural Heritage Management - HeVo 34

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On today’s episode Jessica hosts Applied Archaeology International’s Bobby Bearheart (Ojibwa), Tess Lynston (lineage of Yampa and Bri Bri, Iszaac Webb (Wadandi), Genevieve Carey, and Dave Guilfoyle during their cultural exchange road trip across the US Southwest. We also talk about a previous cultural exchange trip in Australia. An interesting conversation looking at the similarities and differences between the US and Australia, including NAGPRA and repatriation, as well as how we can all work to improve cultural heritage management wherever we are located.

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The History of Shetland Lace, Part 2 - Hist Yarn S1E2

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In the first half of this episode we delve into the specific construction methods and stitches used in tradition Shetland Lace knitting. Then, we’ll discuss casting on and knitting the first section of the Zetland shawl!

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Albania: Mapping it All Out with Erina Baci - Ruins 7

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On this episode of A Life in Ruins, we interview Erina Baci. Erina Baci is an Anthropologist and Archaeologist, studying at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor - one of the top anthropology departments in the US. Erina studies Bronze and Iron Age settlement patterns in Albania and Kosovo. We delve into GIS, the history of archaeological study in Albania/Kosovo and David and Erina talk about their academic connections.

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Graduate School De-Mystified with Dr. Bill White - CRMArch 174

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Did you know that many schools have a deadline for the next school year of some time this December? What abut calling the professor you want to work with? There is a lot you need to know and Berkeley Professor and long-time host of this podcast, Dr. Bill White lets you know the secrets to getting into the school of your choice.

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The Professor Is In (And Pseudoscience Is Out) - The Dirt Pod 63

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This week, Anna and Amber welcome Very Special Guest Ken Feder (Central Connecticut State This week, Anna and Amber welcome Very Special Guest Ken Feder (Central Connecticut State University) to talk all things archaeological and pseudoarchaeological. Amber and Anna ask Ken about teaching strategies! Hot takes from critics! The real impact of archaeological research on living communities! The proper way to say 'Thames!' And more! Plus, why you should buy all of Ken’s books.

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The History of Shetland Lace, Part 1 - Hist Yarn S1Ep1

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Welcome to the first episode of this new podcast from the Archaeology Podcast Network! This is the first of six episodes in the first season. Today, Rachel and Heather talk about the history of Shetland Lace. In the second half they talk about starting the shawl pattern that's the focus of this season. What kind of yarn should you use? What about needles? You'll find out everything you need to know to start this project.

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Jamaican Archaeology with Zach Beier - ArchaeoTech 113

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Jamaica is a fascinating place with a rich historic and prehistoric history. Our guest today, archaeologist Zach Beier lives in Jamaica and is passionate about his history. We talk to him about Jamaican archaeology and the technology he uses to decipher it.

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That’ll Do, Pig - Animals 15

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On this episode of ArchaeoAnimals, (a very hungry) Alex faces one of her many nemeses: pig teeth! Learn more about pig domestication, the wealth of information you may gather from archaeological pig remains and some exciting archaeological projects featuring pigs. Simona’s fascinating insight into Roman tax law is a bonus ;)

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Listening to the Oldies - Ep 62

CRM Masterminds, Possible? - CRMArch 173

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Masterminds - are they right for CRM? A mastermind group is a group of people that help each other learn and grow. The most beneficial groups have a cost because paying for it makes you attend. What Chris Webster proposes is an affordable mastermind series in four levels that will help advance anyone in the group.

Give us your thoughts at chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com

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Story Time with Anna: Olaus and the Chamber of Confirmation Bias - Dirt 61

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Snuggle on down in your jimjams with a mug of your favorite warm beverage, as Anna tells Amber a bedtime story about a great moment in archaeological discovery. This week, we travel back to 17th century Sweden, where a professor named Olof Rudbeck changed the world with his research. No spoilers, so check out thedirtpod.com for this week's show notes and recommended reading.

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New Apple Hardware and Software for Sept 2019 - ArchaeoTech 112

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Every September Apple releases at least the new iPhone for the year. Sometimes, like this year, they release a bit more. Today Chris gives you an update on the new Watch, iPhones, and iPad. This isn’t just an Apple fan-boy perspective but a look at what the new upgrades can do for archaeology and fieldwork.

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History of Fabric Pt 2 - Yarns 02

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Part 2!!

Have you ever looked at a piece of knitting and wondered, “How did they figure out how to DO that with just two needles and string?” Whether you’re a picker or a thrower, those techniques had to come from somewhere, and their origins may surprise you.

Rachel Roden and Heather Boyd look at knitting techniques with the eyes of designers, through the lens of archaeology: each episode travels the world to dig up and discuss a different technique, and then applies it to a clever pattern designed by Rachel.

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History of Fabric Pt 1 - Yarns 01

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Have you ever looked at a piece of knitting and wondered, “How did they figure out how to DO that with just two needles and string?” Whether you’re a picker or a thrower, those techniques had to come from somewhere, and their origins may surprise you.

Rachel Roden and Heather Boyd look at knitting techniques with the eyes of designers, through the lens of archaeology: each episode travels the world to dig up and discuss a different technique, and then applies it to a clever pattern designed by Rachel.

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Cross Communication in CRM - Ep 172

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We start with a definition of historical archaeology in segment one. The next two segments are about communication in archaeology. Are there really trade secrets? Should we be sharing information as well as business information?

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