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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

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Classical Archaeology (135/- )

Classical archaeology is the archaeological investigation of the great Mediterranean civilizations o

Data Visualization (3D, Animation, etc) (41/- )

Ethnographic (52/- )

Experimental (8/- )

Forensic (46/- )

Geoarchaeology (64/- )

Geophysics (52/- )

GIS (66/- )

Historic Archaeology (267/- )

Nautical (57/- )

Prehistoric & Historic Archaeology (177/- )

Prehistoric Archaeology (259/- )

Historic Archaeology

Rock art (20/- )

Volunteer (124/- )

Zooarchaeology (44/- )

Australia - South Australia - Advanced Archaeology Field School - 2016

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There will be no excavations in 2016 - instead, the Field School will continue with the task of cataloguing the range of moveable items that were retained when the hospital closed in 2000, and mapping the site in preparation for future excavation seasons.

Australia - South Australia - Archaeological Field Methods Field School - 2016

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The first two days of the fieldschool will consist of lectures and practical exercises at Flinders University. This will be followed by a further five days of intensive field work on site, where students will be able to apply their field skills to a range of real-world archaeological scenarios.

Australia - South Australia - Community Archaeology Field School - 2016

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This topic will develop students' abilities to participate in community archaeology work in both an Indigenous and non-Indigenous context. Students will be required to employ skills to an advanced level, which may include those related to site and artefact recording, mapping, collecting oral histories, and ethical interactions with community members, as appropriate to the community archaeology context.

Australia - South Australia - Conservation Field School - 2016

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The field school will involve the excavation of a nineteenth century cottage located within an Irish community. To date, little archaeological work has been done in Australia specifically on Irish communities, or on the Irish in rural areas.

Australia - South Australia - Cultural Heritage and the Law Summer School - 2016

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This topic will critically examine the changing meaning of cultural heritage within a social, cultural and historical context

Australia - South Australia - Historical Archaeology Field School - 2016

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Life and Death in Colonial St Mary's, Adelaide, South Australia. This field school will involve literature research about the economic and social context of the 19th century colonial community of St Mary’s in Adelaide. Relationships between social status during life and mortuary treatment at death will be examined via fieldwork addressing variability in gravestones and cemetery monuments

Australia - South Australia - Maritime Archaeology Field School - 2016

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The Maritime Archaeology Field School provides students with an introduction to the techniques of underwater survey, position fixing, mapping, photography, recording, excavation and conservation. Some lectures and videos will be provided on the various research methods and techniques used by maritime archaeologists. The Field School will include practical exercises, field work and associated lecture/seminars

Australia Maritime Archaeology Field School

Deadline
2015-12-01

The Maritime Archaeology Field School (ARCH3309/8152) provides students and participants with an introduction to the techniques of underwater survey, position fixing, mapping, photography, recording, excavation and conservation. Some lectures and videos will be provided on the various research methods and techniques used by maritime archaeologists. The Field School will include practical exercises, field work and associated lecture/seminars.

Canada - Alberta - Archaeological Field School, Department of Antrhopology, University of Alberta

Deadline
2010-03-15

The Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta will be offering ANTHR 396, Archaeological Field Training, its undergraduate Field School in anthropological archaeology, from May 17 to June 18, 2010. Students will have the opportunity to excavate a significant site in the Aspen Parkland ecotone south of Lake Wabamun near the Transalta Sundance facility. This large residential or campsite location has traces of late Early Prehistoric Period presence (perhaps 8-9,000 years of age), substantial Oxbow, Hanna and Besant occupations during the Middle Prehistoric Period (ca. 3,000-5,000 years of age), and some Late Prehistoric Period occupation. Spanning several thousand years of human presence, the site has abundant evidence of stone tool use and manufacture, as well as mammal and bird faunal remains. It is regarded by the Archaeological Survey of Alberta as one of the richer archaeological records currently in the Aspen Parkland ecotone.

Canada - Nova Scotia - Fortress of Louisbourg Archaeology Program 2011

Deadline
2011-07-01
The Louisbourg Public Archaeology Program provides a unique opportunity for archaeology enthusiasts to join supervised digs at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada, an 18th century fortified French town. No experience required.

Canada - Nova Scotia - Louisbourg Archaeology Program

Deadline
2010-06-30
The Louisbourg Public Archaeology Program provides a unique opportunity for archaeology enthusiasts to join supervised digs at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada. The 2010 season will focus on field study at the De la Valliere property which was occupied by French, British and New Englanders between 1720 and 1758. The program will consist of two 5-day field sessions in early-mid August. During each session, a crew of 10-12 participants will excavate a portion of the De la Valliere property, learn about archaeological field and lab techniques, and attend presentations addressing current historical research at the Fortress. Although the crew will spend much of their time with trowels in hand, there will be ample opportunity for experiencing the sites and sounds of Fortress Louisbourg and exploring the rugged Cape Breton coastline.

Canada - Ontario - Boyd Archaeological Field School

Deadline
2010-07-01
Over a three week period, students develop and master interdisciplinary knowledge and skills through the exploration of Aboriginal and Euro-Canadian histories. The course includes lectures and hands-on excavation at a 19th century archaeological site. The course instructors include Ontario teachers, licensed archaeologists, Aboriginal educators and respected professionals in a variety of specialties. This summer course includes accommodation for a range of abilities and needs. Students will earn a Grade 12 University Prep Credit in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDC4U).
Canada - Yukon - Field School in Subarctic Archaeology and Ethnography - 2011

Canada - Yukon - Field School in Subarctic Archaeology and Ethnography - 2011

Deadline
2011-05-04
This six-week, six-credit university transfer program is a community based project providing field experience in archaeology and ethnography. It is based at the multi-component Little John site, with rich cultural and fauna deposits spanning the late Pleistocene through to the Historic period. Local First Nation Elders and cultural experts regularly participate. Field trips to related Tanana valley sites and cultural events are planned.

Canada - Yukon College Field School in Subarctic Archaeology and Ethnography

Deadline
2010-04-29
In collaboration with the White River First Nation of Beaver Creek, Yukon, and the Village Councils of Northway, Tetlin, and Tanacross, Alaska, Yukon College offers an exciting and unique opportunity to participate in ethnographic and archaeological research in the Upper Tanana River watershed, location of southeastern Beringia and the region containing some of the oldest human occupation sites in the Americas. During summer 2010, continuing excavation at the Little John site will focus on recovery of the 12 - 14,000-year-old Pleistocene levels with faunal remains from the site, further investigations of Holocene occupations, and documentation of contemporary and traditional land use, language, and culture. This project involves students and local First Nation youth and elders in integrated investigations of the region's history, language, and culture.
Canada - Yukon Territory - Field School in Subarctic Archaeology and Ethnography

Canada - Yukon Territory - Field School in Subarctic Archaeology and Ethnography

Deadline
2014-04-29
Anthropology 225 offers an introduction to archaeological and ethnographic field methods as currently practiced in Yukon—that is, as an integrated program of documentation of local culture-history with a strong community presence in the research activities. In this approach, archaeological survey and excavation is closely articulated and connected with related ethnographic enquiry. Fieldwork in 2014 will be within the traditional territories of the White River First Nation It will include continued archaeological investigations of the Pleistocene era Little John site and regional survey and excavations in Yukon and Alaska.
Caribbean - (Volunteer) St. Vincent and the Grenadines Public Archaeology Program

Caribbean - (Volunteer) St. Vincent and the Grenadines Public Archaeology Program

Deadline
2010-10-31

Applications are being accepted for volunteers to participate in archaeological excavations at the site of Argyle 2, located approximately 20 minutes drive from the capital of Kingstown, on the island of St. Vincent in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The program is scheduled to run from January 9 to February 5, 2011, with opportunities for volunteers to come for one (or more) of four one-week programs.

Volunteers will receive full training in the principles and practice of archaeology, by professional archaeologists. The SVG Archaeology Program will provide participants with a unique introduction and immersion into Caribbean archaeology, full training in field survey and archaeological excavation, and, most importantly, an experience of a lifetime.

Caribbean - Antigua - Betty's Hope Archaeological Field School - 2014

Caribbean - Antigua - Betty's Hope Archaeological Field School - 2014

Deadline
2014-03-28

Join us this summer for an opportunity to work on the beautiful island of Antigua to excavate at Betty's Hope, a 300-year-old sugar plantation. Learn archaeological field methods while taking in Caribbean culture and history in this month-long field school.

Caribbean - Antigua - Betty's Hope Archaeological Fieldschool, Antigua

Caribbean - Antigua - Betty's Hope Archaeological Fieldschool, Antigua

Deadline
2010-03-30

Betty’s Hope, which is being considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, is located on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Betty's Hope is a former sugar plantation that operated from 1651 until its sale by the Codrington family in 1944; the plantation operated continuously for almost 300 years, pre- and post-emancipation, thus allowing for long-term historical continuity in one place. The main focus of the field school is to provide hands-on training in archaeological field work, which includes excavation, mapping, surveying, as well as the analysis and processing of archaeologically recovered materials. The field school will comprise field archaeology, lectures on Antigua’s pre-history and historic periods, as well as plantation archaeology. Field trips and trips to the beach are planned. Working on the island will also allow students to experience contemporary Caribbean culture. To reduce costs and make the field school affordable, course credit will not be offered; however, a Letter of Participation will be provided for any participating student who completes the field school and would like written confirmation. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. To download the application form and see images of Antigua and Betty's Hope, please go to the CSU Chico Department of Anthropology webpage.

Caribbean - Antigua Betty's Hope Archaeologiacl and Bioarchaeological Field School - 2015

Caribbean - Antigua Betty's Hope Archaeologiacl and Bioarchaeological Field School - 2015

Deadline
2015-03-27

Betty's Hope will be in its ninth year in 2015, and the 2015 field season promises to be an exciting summer as we combine joint excavations at two separate but closely-related locations: a slave village at Betty’s Hope Plantation, and the bioarchaeological excavations of a nearby 18th-century burial ground for British sailors. As a former British colony, these excavations will allow us to see the important links between the sugar plantations and the protection of those interests. Students will have a full excavation experience working at one or both sites, gaining practical hands-on experience in professional field excavation of a slave village at Betty’s Hope and learning current field methodologies in bioarchaeology at the nearby beach site.

Caribbean - Carriacou, West Indies Archaeological Field School - 2011

Deadline
2011-03-18
The Carriacou program is sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at NC State and is designed for undergraduate Anthropology majors and minors. However, students in related fields who are interested in learning the principles of archeological fieldwork are also eligible to apply.

Caribbean - Colonial Caribbean on St. Eustatius - 2014

Deadline
2014-08-22

Excavations will focus on the Fair Play plantation on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius. Fair Play was an eighteenth-century plantation that consists of multiple structures including the only standing wind mill on the island.

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT - Survey work on The 1720's Tile Wreck - 2016

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT - Survey work on The 1720's Tile Wreck - 2016

Deadline
2016-12-30

ADMAT & ADMAT-FRANCE are running a Maritime Archaeological Project during 2016 to continue the Survey work on The Tile Wreck 1720's wreck. This is a very “hands on” field school teaching the practical aspects of maritime archaeological field work while surveying and excavating an AD 1690’s shipwreck. Full information about these projects can be found on ADMAT's website www.admat.org.uk

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT - Survey work to locate

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT - Survey work to locate

Deadline
2016-12-01

ADMAT & ADMAT-FRANCE are running a new Maritime Archaeological Project during 2016 to search and locate a 1750's shipwreck in the historic Monte Cristi Bay. This is a very “hands on” field school teaching the practical aspects of maritime archaeological field work. Full information about these projects can be found on ADMAT's website www.admat.org.uk

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's  Monte Cristi Taino Project

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's Monte Cristi Taino Project

Deadline
2010-06-05
A great oppertunity to join ADMAT's land survey in the province of Monte Cristi. A survey conducted on the site last November has collected many fragments of pottery incised parallel lines. Their decor is similar to those published by Maggiolo et al. (1973). So the survey will confirm or deny whether we are dealing with a Meillacoide settlement.
Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's 2013 Monte Cristi Maritime Archaeological Project - 2013

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's 2013 Monte Cristi Maritime Archaeological Project - 2013

Deadline
Join ADMAT as they continue their maritime archaeological work on The Island Wreck, a possible French merchant ship wrecked in the 1720's; and The Tile Wreck an armed French merchantman which sunk between 1720-23 in the Dominican Republic.
Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's Le Casimir Wreck Maritime Project - 2014

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's Le Casimir Wreck Maritime Project - 2014

Deadline
2014-05-31
This is a unique opportunity to join ADMAT’s maritime archaeological project in the historic town of Monte Cristi on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. ADMAT is working with Oficina Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural Subacuático (ONPCS) Ministry of Culture to conduct a maritime archaeological survey and excavation of Le Casimir a French brig carrying perfume, wine and other cargos which was wrecked in 1829.

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's Le Casimir Wreck Project - 2016

Deadline
2016-11-29

ADMAT & ADMAT-FRANCE returns to Le Casimir Wreck to continue the survey and excavation of this important French brig which sunk in 1829. This is the ship carrying lead crystal perfume bottles and silver coins.

Caribbean - Dominican Republic - ADMAT's Tile Wreck Project 2011

Deadline
2011-05-01
The Tile Wreck Project. A great chance to join the Anglo~Danish Maritime Archaeological Team's project on the French armed merchant ship which sank in the Caribbean in the 1720's.
Caribbean - Grenada - Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean - 2014

Caribbean - Grenada - Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean - 2014

Deadline
2014-03-15

"Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean” is focused on learning fundamental skills for conducting archaeological survey and excavation, coupled with ethnographic fieldwork involving engagement with local communities, government agencies, and NGOs to examine cultural and historical resource preservation efforts and challenges. This four-week program on the island of Carriacou (Grenada) includes working with locals, students, and staff from the UK, the Netherlands, and Grenada to excavate and analyze archaeological remains that date back to the original Amerindian colonists over 1500 years ago. Students will also participate in community service activities and ethnographic fieldwork focusing on cultural heritage management in the West Indies as part of the program.

Caribbean - Netherlands Antilles - Caribbean Colonial Archaeology on St. Eustatius--The Historical Gem

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Suffered through a long cold winter? Time for a temperature change? Then Apply Now for places with The St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research. We are taking applicants for Spring and Summer sessions on the island with the largest concentration of archaeological sites in the New World.

Caribbean - Nevis - Fort Charles Archaeological Project - 2014

Deadline
2014-03-28

This year's field school continues work began last year at one of the earliest British forts in the New World. Our project is the first to examine the exciting site of Fort Charles in Nevis, West Indies. This site was also home to one of the longest-lived forts in the region with an occupation history spanning two and half centuries. Preliminary analysis also suggests a unique pattern of British and African diasporan interaction at the site.

Caribbean - Nevis - Fort Charles Archaeology Field School - 2013

Deadline
2013-03-29

Settled in the late 1620s, Nevis is home to some of the earliest English settlements and fortifications in the Caribbean. This year's field work will investigate the site of Fort Charles, the largest and best preserved fort in Nevis. The fort is located .5 miles from Charlestown, capital of Nevis, and was constructed in the early 1600s. The fort remained in use until at least the 1870s, when the site was used as a customs fort. This year's field school represents the first archaeological investigations of this intriguing site and its 250-year history. Our work this summer will provide a unique perspective on the colonial history of the Eastern Caribbean, particularly as it relates to issues of trade and exchange.

Caribbean - St. Croix - United States Virgin Islands - Excavation-Based Field School - 2014

Caribbean - St. Croix - United States Virgin Islands - Excavation-Based Field School - 2014

Deadline
2014-04-10
This archaeological and bioarchaeological field school will take place at the Aklis site, a prehistoric shell midden, habitation, and cemetery site, located on the beach in Frederiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. The Aklis site may represent the second Columbus landing site, but is endangered by rising sea levels. Students will gain hands on experience in excavation methods, mapping, artifact identification and classification, excavation of human skeletal material, and osteological data recording. Students will learn about the ecology, history, and culture history of St. Croix through visits to local museums and national parks, such as Buck Island Reef National Monument, Estate Whim Museum and Plantation, a paleoethnobotanical tour of the local rainforest, activities with the National Park Service and United States Fish and Wildlife Services on St. Croix, and interactions with scholars and experts on St. Croix.

Caribbean - St. Croix, US Virgin Islands - Bioarchaeology - 2016

Deadline
2016-03-04

This archaeological and bioarchaeological field school will take place at the Aklis site, a prehistoric shell midden, habitation, and cemetery site, located on the beach in Frederiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. The Aklis site is being jeopardized by rising sea levels; excavations and mapping in 2016 will focus on salvaging exposed, endangered human burials and related features. Students will gain “hands-on” experience in excavation methods, mapping, artifact identification and classification, skeletal excavation, and osteological data recording. Students will also learn about the ecology, history, and prehistory of St. Croix through visits to local museums and national parks, such as Buck Island Reef National Monument, Estate Whim Museum and Plantation, a paleoethnobotanical tour of the local rainforest, activities with the National Park Service and United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and interactions with scholars and experts on St. Croix.

Caribbean - St. Croix, US Virgin Islands - Excavation Based Bioarchaeology Field School - 2015

Caribbean - St. Croix, US Virgin Islands - Excavation Based Bioarchaeology Field School - 2015

Deadline
2015-02-27

This bioarchaeological and archaeological field school will take place at the Aklis site, a prehistoric shell midden, habitation, and cemetery site, located on the beach in Frederiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. The Aklis site is endangered by rising sea levels. Students will gain hands on experience in excavation methods, particularly those for recovery of skeletonized human remains, artifact mapping, artifact identification and classification, and osteological inventory and data recording. Students will learn about the ecology, history, and culture history of St. Croix through visits to local museums and national parks, such as Buck Island Reef National Monument, Estate Whim Museum and Plantation, a paleoethnobotanical tour of the local rainforest, activities with the National Park Service and United States Fish and Wildlife Services on St. Croix, and interactions with scholars and experts on St. Croix.

Caribbean - St. Vincent - The SVG Public Archaeology Program - 2011

Caribbean - St. Vincent - The SVG Public Archaeology Program - 2011

Deadline
2011-09-01

SVGdigs and The SVG Public Archaeology Program was created in June 2010 as a not-for-profit venture to help rescue and record significant archaeology on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Volunteers came from Alberta, Ontario, Florida, New Jersey and Greece, happily contributing to a successful 2011 season. Our results were significant, identifying further evidence of prehistoric structures and burials, one of which included the recovery (and restoration) of a complete pot whose vessel form had never before been identified in SVG and the Caribbean. Given the significance of our findings, and the extent of archaeology that remains, the International Airport Development Company (IADC) of SVG approved a 2012 season. This project is in thanks and cooperation with the SVG National Trust and the IADC, as well as Dr. Richard Callaghan of the University of Calgary.

Caribbean - The St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research - 2015

Deadline

The St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological research is accepting volunteers and students for the 2015 field season.

Caribbean / North America - Florida - Molasses Reef Wreck 2012

Deadline
2012-06-01

An Underwater Archaeological Field School

Central America - Belize - Actuncan Archaeological Project: Field School in Belize, Summer - 2012

Central America - Belize - Actuncan Archaeological Project: Field School in Belize, Summer - 2012

Deadline
2012-03-30
The UTA Anthropology Program is pleased to announce the Archaeology Field School in Belize, June 2, 2012 - June 25, 2012. Participate in an ongoing archaeological dig at the Classic Maya site of Actuncan, Belize. Learn the fundamentals of archaeological field and laboratory investigation amid the tropical beauty of Belize, Central America. Deadline to apply: MARCH 30, 2012.

Central America - Belize - Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance (BVAR)

Deadline
2010-05-31

In 2010, BVAR’s operations will once again focus on the site of Baking Pot. Baking Pot is one of the largest sites in the Belize Valley and served as the capital to a small kingdom in the Classic period (c. AD 250-830). Settlement excavations began in 2007 and will run through the 2010 field season, investigating a stratified random sample of housemounds. More extensive excavations of select house groups will also be conducted in order to better understand changes in domestic and community organization of the site across time.

Central America - Belize - Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance - 2011

Deadline
2011-05-29

In 2011, BVAR’s operations will focus on the sites of Baking Pot and Lower Dover. These sites are among the largest centers in the Belize Valley and served as the capitals to small kingdoms in the Classic period (c. AD 250-900).
BVAR's settlement research agenda will continue with extensive excavation of household groups at Baking Pot. Research at Lower Dover will focus on the monumental architecture in the site core in an effort to determine the developmental history of this center. Ongoing regional survey will continue within the Belize Valley, recording sites and archaeological features over an area of nearly 100 square kilometers.

Central America - Belize - Maya Archaeology at Minanha (Trent University) - 2012

Deadline
2012-04-01

The Social Archaeology Research Program (SARP) is a long term project focused on the investigation of ancient Maya sociopolitical interaction. In particular, we are interested in examining the following questions: Why were Maya city-states so unstable? How did city-states of different size and strength interact with each other? How were these city-states integrated? How were royal courts organized? What was life like on the border of a city-state? And, What factors lead to the infamous “Maya collapse?” Our research is focused at the ancient Maya center of Minanha. Thirteen years of research at this ancient Maya center has answered many questions, but there is much more to learn.

Central America - Belize - Maya Archaeology at Minanha, Belize

Deadline
2010-04-01

The Social Archaeology Research Program (SARP) is a long term project focused on the investigation of ancient Maya sociopolitical interaction. In particular, we are interested in examining the following questions: Why were Maya city-states so unstable? How did city-states of different size and strength interact with each other? How were these city-states integrated? How were royal courts organized? What was life like on the border of a city-state? And, What factors lead to the infamous “Maya collapse?” Our research is focused at the ancient Maya center of Minanha. Twelve years of research at this ancient Maya center has answered many questions, but there is much more to learn…

Central America - Belize - Maya Belize Archaeology Field School - 2015

Deadline
2015-04-13

The Humboldt State University (HSU) Belize Archaeology Field School is a transect survey project. The project investigates hinterland communities located between two Maya administrative site centers: Dos Hombres and Gran Cacao. Field school students will receive training in archaeological excavation, field survey, total mapping station procedures, and laboratory analysis. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to visit Maya sites such as Lamanai and La Milpa. The field school offers two upper division courses: ANTH 306 Cultures of Belize and ANTH 357 Field Archaeology.

Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 20th Field Season at Blue Creek, Belize - 2011

Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 20th Field Season at Blue Creek, Belize - 2011

Deadline
2011-07-24
The Maya Research Program is a U.S.-based non-profit organization (501C-3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, we have sponsored archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Maya site of Blue Creek in northwestern Belize. 2011 will be our 20th field season at the site of Blue Creek!
Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 21st Field Season at Blue Creek, Belize!! - 2012

Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 21st Field Season at Blue Creek, Belize!! - 2012

Deadline
2012-07-15

The Maya Research Program (MRP) is a U.S.-based non-profit organization (501c3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, MRP has sponsored archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Maya site of Blue Creek in northwestern Belize. The Blue Creek Archaeological Project is an annual excavation that incorporates cost-sharing volunteers and students. In 2012, MRP continues to offer students and volunteers opportunities to participate in one of the major research efforts in Maya archaeology.

Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 22nd Archaeologcal Field Season! - 2013

Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 22nd Archaeologcal Field Season! - 2013

Deadline
2013-07-01
The Maya Research Program is a U.S.-based non-profit organization (501c3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, we have sponsored archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Maya sites of Blue Creek, Nojol Nah, Xnoha, and Grey Fox in northwestern Belize. In 2013 we again offer opportunities to participate in our field program and learn about the Maya of the past and today. The Blue Creek project is open to student and non-student participants, regardless of experience. The field school is certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists and participants will receive training in archaeological field and laboratory techniques. Academic credit and scholarships are available.
Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 23rd field season in Belize - 2014

Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 23rd field season in Belize - 2014

Deadline
2014-07-27
The Maya Research Program is a U.S.-based non-profit organization (501c3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, we have sponsored archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Maya sites of Blue Creek, Nojol Nah, Xnoha, and Grey Fox in northwestern Belize. Gain experience excavating Maya architecture and learning lab techniques such as bioarchaeology, osteology, ceramics, and 3D modeling. Academic credit available. Students receive a 15% discount!
Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 25th archaeological field season - 2016

Central America - Belize - Maya Research Program's 25th archaeological field season - 2016

Deadline
2016-07-17
The Maya Research Program is a U.S.-based non-profit organization (501C3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, we have sponsored archaeological fieldwork in northwestern Belize and ethnographic research in the village of Yaxunah, Mexico. The Maya Research Program is affiliated with the University of Texas at Tyler.

This summer marks MRP’s Blue Creek Archaeological Project’s 25th archaeological field season in northwestern Belize. MRP is proud to support a vast range of talented researchers from across the globe under this project’s umbrella. Our research associates include not only archaeologists, but also soil scientists, geoarchaeologists, geographers, conservationists, cultural anthropologists, bioarchaeologists, and botanists.

Central America - Belize - UNH Archaeological Field School in Belize - 2011

Deadline
2011-05-16

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is offering a summer archaeological field school in Belize, directed by Dr. Eleanor Harrison-Buck of the Department of Anthropology. The Archaeological Field School in Belize is an intensive, four-week summer field course that runs from 28 May to 26 June, 2011. Students will investigate ancient Maya archaeological sites in the jungles of the eastern Belize River valley in Central America. Project participants can earn course credit and learn to map and excavate archaeological sites and receive hands-on training in field and lab methods. For more information about the program email belize.fieldschool@unh.edu and see the UNH website (http://www.unh.edu/anthropology/belize).

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