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What does the future of conferences look like? Why is it so hard (read: expensive) to put on a digital conference or stream live conferences? On this episode we talk about what conference should look like in the future, even when we're "out of COVID", if that's a thing. Links Future of Work How the Hybrid Workplace Will Reshape Work in 2022 The Wor…
 
In this episode Alan interview's the executive director of the Ridgecrest convention and visitors bureau also the principal developer and manager of the annual Petroglyph Festival. On this journey we talk about petroglyphs park the ram dancers of the Grand Canyon and many other things. Come along for a grand adventure. Start your own podcast with Z…
 
We’ve all seen other archaeologists use strange tools that are not part of any normal recommendation list. Sometimes they are just odd, but other times turn out to be incredibly useful. What are these tools that we have seen? How were they used? We’re they so good that you bought one for yourself, or so weird that you just chalked it up to another …
 
In this episode, we are joined by Megan Kumorek who is a writer and creative partner for the Middle East, North Africa, and Mediterranean Archaeology Publication Group and Promotional and Academic Partner for the Save Cultural Heritage Group. We start off by talking with Megan about her educational background in Archaeology, beginning with her unde…
 
We’re finally introducing our producer, Jenna Hendrick, in an episode! Jenna has been working with us behind the scenes on our social media posts and some of the nuts and bolts of episode organization for several months now. We chat about popular media portrayals of human life in the Paleolithic, and how those affected popular perception of the hum…
 
We’ve got some interesting articles from the news media to discuss today. We start with a massive dig in the UK that’s been going on since 2018. The HS2 Rail Project has unearthed thousands of artifacts. This time, we’re talking about a carved wooden Roman figure with amazing preservation. Then we go to Arabia to learn about ancient highways. Final…
 
This episode centers on the concept of resource depression and its relationship to the proliferation of religious intensification that includes the production (sometimes) of rock art. We take you on an intellectual journey of research into the dynamics of the habits and habitat of the bighorn sheep, the technology of big game hunting, the controver…
 
We've talked extensively about non-destructive techniques for looking into the ground. But, what about this human body or ancient collections? What about other materials? Our guest this week talks about the use of x-rays and other similar technologies in archaeology and how they're used to look inside ancient remains and artifacts to determine what…
 
On today’s podcast Jessica interviews Dr. Joe Stahlman (Tuscarora descent), Director of Seneca Nation’s Seneca-Iroquois National Museum-Onöhsagwë:de' Culture Center and Seneca Nation’s Tribal Historic Preservation Office. Joe takes us through his career journey, including what it’s like to direct both a museum and a THPO office. Along the way we di…
 
In this episode, we are joined by Chris Johnston who is the Operations Director and Project Archaeologist for the Paleocultural Research Group. As always, we kick off the episode investigating Chris's introduction to archaeology and how he turned in his Buffalo horns for Ram horns. We delve into the Paleocultural Research Group (PCRG), what it does…
 
It's another January Hiatus episode--this time a cleaned-up excerpt from Dirt After Dark. Amber drags Anna back to Arabia, where we discuss possibly its most famous inhabitant of all time: the Queen of Sheba. We look at the source material and the archaeology before really getting into it to discuss racism, misogyny, and--of course--camels. Start y…
 
This week, the hosts are a little under the weather so we pulled a favorite from the archives for today’s episode. We hope you enjoy! With the recent release of The Dig, a Netflix film focused on the excavation of an incredible burial ship at Sutton Hoo, we decided it was the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at this site! Sutton Hoo is ext…
 
Ryan Gerstner is an archaeologist, rock art aficionado, and board member of the California Rock Art Foundation. He's participated in a number of the tours put on by CA Rock Art and Saddling South in Baja California. Ryan talks about his passion for rock art research and gives an intimate portrait of the tours to some of the most remote areas of Baj…
 
Welcome to Watching Brief. As the name implies, each week Marc (Mr Soup) & Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what they find. #archaeologynews #thepipeline #archaeosoup Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/archaeosoup ** 0:0…
 
Recently, Anna and Amber sat down with Rachel Watkins, a biological anthropologist and scholar-activist whose research centers on social and biological histories of Black Americans in the 19th and 20th centuries. Learn about the social history of biological anthropology, the exemplary case studies with which Dr. Watkins has worked, why you shouldn'…
 
In this episode, Carlton does a solo interview with Rebekah Lamb. Rebekah is pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology and Developmental Sociology and minoring in Archaeology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Zuidoost. Rebekah belongs to the Abenaki Tribe of the Wabanaki Confederacy as well as being a descendant of the Hauden…
 
Welcome to Watching Brief. As the name implies, each week Marc (Mr Soup) & Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what they find. #archaeologynews #thepipeline #archaeosoup Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/archaeosoup *** 0:…
 
Dr. Paul Zimmerman, also a host of the ArchaeoTech Podcast, is working with a team that's investigating the ancient city of Lagash in Iraq. We talk about the history of Lagash and it's place in the chronology of the area. We also talk about what the team hopes to find and what questions they hope to answer in the coming field seasons. For a more te…
 
In this week's episode, Dr. Alan Garfinkel interviews Kirk Astroth about new and innovative methods he used to date rock art for his masters thesis. Kirk used a combination of established methods and new technology to date panels containing prehistoric, historic, as well as modern rock art. He came to several interesting conclusions, as well as ide…
 
Over the summer Paul had experience with a couple different tablet-based GIS solutions. They're some of the most popular on the market. What were his impressions of those and are the suitable for the project he's working with in Iraq? We discuss those and more on today's episode. Start your own podcast with Zencastr and get 30% off your first three…
 
What do the black rat and the grain weevil have in common? Learn more about the species mankind has ‘accidentally’ introduced, many now regarded as pests. Discover enchanting creatures such as the killer shrimp, and a beetle’s favourite past time. Links and References Invasive Non-Native Species Map National Wildlife Federation: Invasive Species O’…
 
In this special four-part episode we are joined by Zach Rice and Taylor to talk about how they are working on the reawakening of the Pawnee language. Both Zach and Taylor are citizens of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and grew up in Pawnee, Oklahoma. We talk about growing up in Pawnee, where they went to school, what inspired them to pursue M.A.'s i…
 
We hope you enjoy this great interview from the archives. If you're doing cool research, and want to talk about it on the show, drop us a note at thedirtpodcast@gmail.com! Anna and Amber sit down with Dr. Rebecca Wragg Sykes, Paleolithic archaeologist and author of the book "Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death, and Art." We talk about Rebecca's …
 
This is a special presentation from the Rock Art Podcast. On this episode Dr. Alan Garfinkel tells us about snake and serpent imagery in rock art. What does it look like and what could it mean? Links Rock Art Podcast Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com ArchPodNet APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com APN on Facebook: https:/…
 
There are a lot of images in rock art around the world. Some, though, keep coming back no matter where you are. One of those things is SNAKES. That’s right. Snakes or serpents have been depicted in numerous ways in rock art. On today’s episode, Dr. Garfinkel tells us his experience with these images and what they could mean. Links California Rock A…
 
Even though the market is ripe and hobs are not difficult to find and acquire, that will not always be the case and possessing a well-rounded and marketable skill set is essential to long term success in CRM. On this episode we talk about how to build your skill sets. What jobs should you take? Which should you not take? Follow Our Panelists On Twi…
 
It's that time of the year again, Archaeology Podcast Network Director Chris Webster joins the lads for their annual "Performance Review". This episode doesn't cover much archaeology content but how the ongoing pandemic has affected the APN, what 2022 holds for the network, and how this podcast has been performing over the past year. Now, the annua…
 
We're closing out the year with a cozy episode about heartwarming things in the archaeological record. That’s right, we’re just going to find examples of nice things that people did and made in the past and tell you all about them. It’s a little year’s-end treat for us all. There's some discussion of Dads Being Dads, some loud opinions from Anna's …
 
This week we have 3 interesting archaeology news stories. First, researchers have discovered 2 well preserved shipwrecks off the coast of Ceasarea that are from two different time periods, but very close together on the sea floor. Second, a forgotten African American cemetery has been re-discovered under a parking lot and building in Clearwater Flo…
 
ENCORE: On this episode we talk to Dr. Tirtha Mukhopadhyay about his career in rock art. From his homeland of Calcutta, India, to continued graduate studies in Texas, and his current research working out of Guanajuato University in Mexico. They take a deep dive into the mysteries surrounding the relationships of science and religion. Our guest scho…
 
Chris and Paul discuss a couple recent articles. One describes the use of muons as a non-invasive technique for looking inside solid objects, and the other discusses the authors’ R project for visualizing chronology. They might not seem related, but both articles predict exciting advancements in archaeology. Links Seeing deeper with atmospheric muo…
 
20th December - Episode 7 - 95th Anniversary, Agatha Christie Disappears For 11 Days. (3rd December 1926) It is quite common for mystery to be associated with the festive season, in particular, adaptions of Agatha Christie's famous work have had a place as Christmas reading or nowadays watching since they were first published. This is a tradition w…
 
On today’s podcast Jessica catches up with Heritage Voices Episode 8 guest Anna Cordova, Lead Archaeologist for the city of Colorado Springs (although, to be clear, she is not representing the city with this interview). Anna is also Chairman on the Board of Trustees of the non-profit Jessica co-founded, Living Heritage Research Council. First, we t…
 
When does “The Past” start, and how far back does it go? How long did it take people to get places in the past? How do we attempt to hold the vastness of time and geography in our minds? Not well, especially in an audio medium, but we’re excited to blow your minds. Links The Greatest Animal War (Nautilus) The last slave ship survivor and her descen…
 
In this episode we are joined by Ray Sumner, a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology at Colorado State University. Ray was a career U.S. Army officer prior to pursuing his Ph.D. in Anthropology, he reflects on his military experience and how it has shaped his research on Plains Indian Warfare during the late 19th century. Ray and Carlton find out they sh…
 
This week we discuss three very different archaeological news stories! First, archaeologists in China plan to use Muons to “see” inside the unopened and presumably un-looted tomb of China’s first Emperor Qin Shi Huang. His tomb is protected by the famed Terracotta Army, but has remained unopened due to preservation concerns. The second article is a…
 
Archaeology & Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. This month we are proud to host Matthew Roberts from Sheffield Hallam University speaking on "A People's History of Sheffield from the French Revolution to Chartism". This talk took pl…
 
Wondering what to give give an archaeologist for Christmas? This week the guys chat about their favorite gift items for all the archaeologists in your life! Links Jacket - Apricoat Zero Lemmon battery Yeti Products Hidrate Water Bottles Instant Pot Carbon Fiber Hard Hat Brentwood Electric Kettle Hot Pot BPA Free, 32 oz, White Hard sided roller bag …
 
In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Heather Rockwell, who is an Assistant Professor at Salve Regina University. Big surprise, she is another fellow University of Wyoming alum. We begin by asking about her developing years in archaeology and then delve into her choice of undergraduate and graduate programs. She explains how having a diverse commit…
 
Welcome to Watching Brief. As the name implies, each week Marc (Mr Soup) & Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what they find. Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/archaeosoup *** 0:00 Introduction 2:17 Following Up on Last W…
 
This week, we bring you another episode from behind the Patreon paywall. Sure, the title is a stretch, but it's hard coming up with a topical joke about portraiture! This month we dive into some early examples of representing individuals in ancient art from several times and places. Amber inexplicably takes umbrage with the entirety of Byzantine ar…
 
In segment 1 we discuss a recent article about 25 burials found at the Chan Chan archaeological site in Peru, and the textile objects they were buried with. Segment 2 is all about new evidence for the type of material used to weave cloth at Çatalhöyük, 8000-9000 years ago. And finally, archaeological evidence in Britain shows how Neolithic weavers …
 
Virginia Gonzales is the President of the Legion of Mary in Bakersfield, CA. She joins Dr. Garfinkel to talk about the Virgin of Guadalupe and the creation or replacement of religious elements in native society. They discuss the significance of those elements to the people that practice religion world wide. Links California Rock Art Foundation Cont…
 
Welcome to part 1 of our mini series covering the zooarchaeology of mythology and folklore. In this instalment, Alex and Simona discuss the weird and wonderful creatures of Norse mythology and what their skeletons may have looked like. Also Loki’s pranks, Jörmungandr rightfully getting irate at Thor picking him up and Grettir’s unpleasant encounter…
 
Welcome to Watching Brief. As the name implies, each week Marc (Mr Soup) & Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what they find. 0:00 Introduction 2:36 ‘A Perfect Storm’? 8:00 Effect on Archaeology? 15:00 New Campaigns Emerge 26:05 The S…
 
Welcome to Watching Brief. As the name implies, each week Marc (Mr Soup) & Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what they find. 0:00 Introduction 2:02 Parthenon Marbles Closer to Return? 22:26 Why is the Pay Archaeology so Bad? *** Link…
 
Welcome to Watching Brief. As the name implies, each week Marc (Mr Soup) & Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what they find. 0:00 Introduction 4:11 More Today Programme Coverage 5:10 H.E.R. Today Gone Tomorrow? 20:51 It’s not Easy Be…
 
Welcome to Watching Brief. As the name implies, each week Marc (Mr Soup) & Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what they find. 0:00 Introduction 1:50 Today Prog Biased? 20:01 British Museum New TV Show *** Link of the Week: David Atten…
 
There are a lot of misconceptions in archaeology that are often perpetuated simply because people don’t think about how the information they take for granted came to be. How do archaeologists know what people were doing in the past? Actually, how do we know anything at all? How do we know what didn’t happen? Tune in and find out! Links Archaeologis…
 
On this episode of A Life in Ruins Podcast, we interview Matt Reed. Matt is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, We talk about how his families military service factored into his fascination with history and ultimately pushing him to study history as an undergraduate. We then talk about his academic career and…
 
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