Justin Holcomb was awarded the prestigious student Claude C. Albritton, Jr. Scholarship from the Geological Society of America (GSA) Archaeological Geology Division. The award is in the form of a scholarship for graduate students studying Archaeological Geology (Geoarchaeology). Congratulations Justin!
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Kaoru “Kay” Ueda contributes to “Asia in Amsterdam: The Culture of Luxury in the Golden Age” at Peabody Essex Museum
“Co-organized by the Peabody Essex Museum and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, this exhibition of 170 superlative Asian and Dutch works of art explores the transformative impact that Asian luxuries had on Dutch art and life in the 17th century, bringing new perspectives on the Dutch Golden Age and its relationship to Asia.” (PEM website) On view […]
The article may be accessed here: http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/stone-age-bronze-age-plastic-age-the-race-to-define-our-epoch
#CultureUnderThreat: Ricardo J. Elia urges countries to reduce the demand for stolen cultural property
Ricardo J. Elia, Associate Professor of Archaeology at Boston University, discusses the global nature of the antiquities market and urges countries to reduce the demand for stolen cultural property.
Two members of the Department of Archaeology were honoured in China recently. At the Second Shanghai Archaeology Forum, organized by the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing but held at the University of Shanghai, Professor Kathryn Bard was the first of eight scholars invited to speak in the SAF […]
Congratulations to Justin, Alicia, Ilaria, and Dan for a great presentation of innovative geoarchaeological research at Boston University
Frontiers in Geoarchaeology Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MA November 1 – 4, 2015 Presided by Dr. Laura Murphy (Far Western Anthropological Research Group) and Justin A. Holcomb (Boston University) At this year’s annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Justin A. Holcomb (GRS ’19) co-presided a session titled: “Frontiers in Geoarchaeology” […]
Profs. Carballo and Runnels discuss the role of imitation and instruction in prehistory for an article in The Daily Free Press
NEW PUBLICATION by Mary Clarke in Advances in Archaeological Practice: The Digital Dilemma Preservation and the Digital Archaeological Record
The article may be viewed HERE
Congratulations to Prof. Bill Saturno, admitted to the Society of Antiquaries of London on November 12, 2015
The Society is the world’s premier archaeological society, founded in 1707. Bill was elected for his contribution to Maya archaeology, notably the discoveries at San Bartolo and Xultun.