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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

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.

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.
Europe - Bulgaria  - “FRESCO-HUNTING” PHOTO EXPEDITION TO MEDIEVAL BALKAN CHURCHES

Europe - Bulgaria - “FRESCO-HUNTING” PHOTO EXPEDITION TO MEDIEVAL BALKAN CHURCHES

Deadline
2012-03-31
An expedition for documentation of medieval frescoes preserved in abandoned churches and chapels of Western Bulgaria. Beside the fieldwork activities, lectures,workshops and trainings in: South East European Medieval History, Orthodox iconography, introduction to the Documental Photography and fresco conservation and restoration, graphic documentation (drawn and photographic record) and illustration (both drawing and using graphic software) of architectural features and frescos as well as guided tours to Sofia, Boyana Church and the Rila monastery (UNESCO world heritage sites) will be provided. Students could obtain up to 9 academic credits upon request.
Discounts off the admission fee are available!
Europe - Bulgaria -

Europe - Bulgaria -

Deadline
2015-04-10

The project provides an unique opportunity to students and volunteers to take part in an expedition for documentation of abandoned medieval churches/chapels and their frescoes in Western Bulgaria, to learn technical drawing, to enhance their digital photography skills, to gain knowledge about Orthodox Christianity and Byzantine and Medieval Balkan civilization as well as to visit many historic sites and museums in Sofia, Western Bulgaria and Eastern Serbia. 6 to 9 credit hours awarded upon request by NBU. Two courses are available: standard & extended followed by an optional 5-day excursion to Istanbul, Turkey.

Europe - Bulgaria - Ancient Greeks in the Land of Dionysos - 2016

Europe - Bulgaria - Ancient Greeks in the Land of Dionysos - 2016

Deadline
2016-07-01

Excavations at emporion Pistiros - an ancient Greek trade center in the Classical and Hellenistic periods located deep in ancient Thrace: the land of origin of Dionysos and Orpheus. The field school program focus is on Classical and field archaeology, finds processing and documentation, including advanced photographic techniques RTI and Photogrammetry plus study of interactions between ancient Greek and Thracian civilizations. It envisions individual programs for advanced students and project alumni as well as a number of excursions to ancient cities, sites and museums in Thrace, Bulgaria for all. Credit hours: 9 ECTS credits for students attending European universities (through New Bulgarian University) and 8 US semester credit units (equivalent to 12 quarter) for all other students through Institute for Field Research (USA).

Europe - Bulgaria - Apollonia Pontica Excavation Project 2016

Europe - Bulgaria - Apollonia Pontica Excavation Project 2016

Deadline
2016-06-01

Excavations of the sacred precinct (temenos) of the Temple of Apollo (Archaic and Classical Greek & Early Byzantine periods), St. Kirik Island in Sozopol (once known as Apollonia Pontica), Bulgaria. The field school program focus is on Classical and field archaeology, finds processing and documentation as well as ancient Greek colonization. It envisions individual programs for advanced students and project alumni as well as a number of excursions to ancient cities, sites and museums along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast for all. Credit hours: 9 ECTS credits for students attending European universities (through New Bulgarian University) and 8 US semester credit units (equivalent to 12 quarter) for all other students through Institute for Field Research (USA).

Europe - Bulgaria - Excavation the Roman Road Station - Bona Mansio 2016

Deadline
2016-08-01

Field school & archaeological excavation.The variety of activities and the team's professionalism and flexibility make this project suitable for both beginners and those advanced in either Field or Classical Archaeology. The project is especially appropriate for students with previous archaeological experience (but not only) who would like to gather more experience with practical archaeological work: mainly technical documentation (drawing & photography), filling of context sheets and inventory cards, pottery reading and statistics, as well as completion of official field reports!

Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop For Conservation And Restoration Of Ancient Greek Pottery - 2012

Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop For Conservation And Restoration Of Ancient Greek Pottery - 2012

Deadline
2012-08-01
The Workshop (to be hosted consequently in Balkan Heritage Conservation Space in Emona and Sozopol, Bulgaria) will guide the participants through the history of Ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on authentic Ancient Greek shards found in Sozopol (the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica on the Black Sea), Bulgaria. Students could obtain 6 academic credits upon request.
Discounts off the admission fee are available!
Europe - Bulgaria - WORKSHOP FOR CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ANCIENT GREEK POTTERY - 2011

Europe - Bulgaria - WORKSHOP FOR CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ANCIENT GREEK POTTERY - 2011

Deadline
2011-08-15
The Workshop will guide the participants through the history of Ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on authentic Ancient Greek shards found in Sozopol (the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica on the Black Sea), Bulgaria. Students could obtain 6 academic credits upon request.
Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop for Restoration and Documentation of Ancient Greek Pottery

Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop for Restoration and Documentation of Ancient Greek Pottery

Deadline
The WORKSHOP FOR RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ANCIENT GREEK POTTERY will guide the participants through the history of Ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, documentation, study, and restoration. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on Ancient Greek pottery found in Sozopol (Ancient Greek city of Apollonia Pontica on the Black Sea). The project in 2010 will include three modules: practical work in documentation and restoration of Ancient Greek pottery; educational course (lectures, trainings, study - and behind-the-scenes visits) and excursions to the ancient coastal towns of Nessebar (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Sozopol as well as the city of Varna (including visits to the archaeological museums in Sozopol, Nessebar, Varna and a contemporary pottery workshop). 6 academic credits are sponsored by New Bulgarian University upon students' request.
Europe - Bulgaria - “Fresco-Hunting” Photo Expedition To Medieval Balkan Churches - 2011

Europe - Bulgaria - “Fresco-Hunting” Photo Expedition To Medieval Balkan Churches - 2011

Deadline
2011-04-15
An expedition for documentation of medieval frescoes preserved in abandoned churches and chapels of Western Bulgaria. Beside the fieldwork activities, lectures,workshops and trainings in: South East European Medieval History, Orthodox iconography, introduction to the Documental Photography and fresco conservation and restoration, graphic documentation (drawn and photographic record) and illustration (both drawing and using graphic software) of architectural features and frescos as well as guided tours to Sofia, Boyana Church and the Rila monastery (UNESCO world heritage sites) will be provided. Students could obtain up to 9 academic credits upon request.
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Europe - Bulgaria -"Fresco-Hunting" Photo Research Expedition to Medieval Balkan Churches

Deadline
2015-04-15
The project provides an unique opportunity to students and volunteers to take part in an expedition for documentation of abandoned medieval churches/chapels and their frescoes in Western Bulgaria, to learn technical drawing, to enhance their digital photography skills, to gain knowledge about Orthodox Christianity and Byzantine and Medieval Balkan civilization as well as to visit many historic sites and museums in Sofia, Western Bulgaria and Eastern Serbia. 6 to 9 credit hours awarded upon request by NBU. Two courses are available: standard & extended followed by an optional 5-day excursion to Istanbul, Turkey.
Europe - Bulgaria-Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Greek Pottery 2016

Europe - Bulgaria-Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Greek Pottery 2016

Deadline
2016-06-01
A course on pottery conservation and restoration located on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. It will guide the participants through the history of ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of documentation, study, conservation and restoration. During the workshop participants will work with authentic shards (either Archaic, Classical Greek or Hellenistic) found in the necropolis of Apollonia Pontica (present-day Sozopol, Bulgaria). Tours of local historic sights and cities are included in the program. Academic credits available upon request!
Europe - England - DigVentures - Flag Fen Lives - 2012

Europe - England - DigVentures - Flag Fen Lives - 2012

Deadline
2012-04-30

DigVentures is launching the first ever crowdfunded and crowdsourced excavation, on the internationally important, iconic Bronze Age site of Flag Fen. We will be inviting people to join us – either via a robust web platform from the comfort of their armchairs (in real time), or with their sleeves rolled up on the site itself. This is archaeology in your hands! We are offering the opportunity for students to join us on a first come first served basis, with options for participation from 1 day to 3 weeks. Each evening will feature lectures from some of the biggest names in Archaeology, including Professor Martin Carver, Dr Francis Pryor, Professor Tim Darvil, Professor Vince Gaffney, Dr Ben Roberts, Dr Clive Waddington, Julian Richards, Dr John Gater and many others. This promises to be an extraordinary field school experience

Europe - Greece - 3D Archaeological Recording and Visualisation Project at Eleusis - 2012

Europe - Greece - 3D Archaeological Recording and Visualisation Project at Eleusis - 2012

Deadline
2012-01-30
Eleusis is the ancient Greek home of the famous Eleusinian mysteries. Students will record the site using 3D recording, mapping and visualization as well as laser scanning and photogrammetry.
Europe - Greece - Eleusis 3D Archaeological Recording and Visualization Project

Europe - Greece - Eleusis 3D Archaeological Recording and Visualization Project

Deadline
This field school will introduce students to a broad range of 3D recording, mapping, animation and visualization methods. Students will be given hands-on instruction in these methods in the context of the major Greek archaeological site of Eleusis. Eleusis is world famous as the location of the Eleusinian Mysteries – a significant Athenian religious festival - and is located some 14 miles west of Athens opposite the island of Salamis. The students will record the site’s extensive architectural remains using terrestrial laser scanning, photogrammetry , GIS and GPS. 3D computer visualization and animation technologies will be used to re-create areas of the site.
Europe - Greece - IHC.Digital Historic Nafplio  Project - 2015

Europe - Greece - IHC.Digital Historic Nafplio Project - 2015

Deadline

This digitization field school will introduce students to a broad range of 3D recording and mapping techniques. Students will be provided with hands-on instruction in these methods on site in the historical structures of Nafplio. Students will record the site's extensive architectural remains using terrestrial laser scanning, GIS and GPS. The skills learned should allow students to work in digitization of any other site thereafter.

Europe - Italy - Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology - 2016

Europe - Italy - Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology - 2016

Deadline
2016-05-15

The field school at Badia Pozzeveri is an outstanding opportunity for students to gain practical experience in archaeological excavation and bioarchaeological investigation by working side-by-side with leading researchers in the field. The field school is designed to provide participants with knowledge of archaeological field methods, including:

Survey and excavation
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and informatics
Bioarchaeological field and research methods
Recovery, restoration, and analysis of human skeletal remains.

Practical, hands-on experience in the field will be complemented by laboratory activity in archaeology and bioarchaeology. Lectures by the directors and instructors on their research will also provide students with insights in the theory and practice of archaeology and physical anthropology.

Europe - Italy - Portus Field School - 2013

Deadline
2013-06-10

Portus (Fiumicino) was the imperial maritime port of ancient Rome and, together with the neighbouring river port at Ostia, was the focus of a network of ports serving Imperial Rome between the mid-1st century AD and the 6th century AD.

The Field School is hosted by the Portus Project (www.portusproject.org), established six years ago with an aim to study the maritime port of Imperial Rome, Portus, located at the mouth of the Tiber (Italy). Directed by Prof. Simon Keay and led by the University of Southampton, the project is run as an international collaboration with a number of partners, including the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma, the British School at Rome and the University of Cambridge. Due to its academic excellence and cutting-edge innovation in fieldwork techniques, including computer modelling work, Portus is currently a leading Roman archaeology excavation recognized as such by the highest academic funding bodies, whose support it continues to enjoy, as well as wide media coverage, including recent BBC1 programme Rome’s Lost Empire ("The Roman Empire: what lies beneath" is the US version of the programme).

Europe - Italy/Sicily - Case Bastione - 2015

Deadline

Join the Co-op Arkeos for our 5th season at Case Bastione, in central Sicily. Located in the Morello Valley, overlooking Villarosa Reservoir, this large multi-period settlement dates from the Late Neolithic right through to the Early Bronze Age. During previous seasons we investigated a production area, and found evidence of the earliest smelting known in Sicily. Prehistoric round huts have also been excavated and contained a large collection of pots. Geophysical survey conducted last year with British partners has widened our understanding and features revealed will be excavated this year. There will be lab work, lectures and optional visits to nearby Enna for the Settimana Santa processions, museums, and archaeological sites (UNESCO WHS Villa Romana del Casale) will also be offered.

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation And Documentation Of Roman Mosaics - 2012

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation And Documentation Of Roman Mosaics - 2012

Deadline
2012-05-25
The workshop will guide the participants through the history and technology of Roman and Late Roman mosaics and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on Roman mosaics located/found at the ancient city of Stobi. During the workshop participants will work with either authentic Roman mosaic shards or on an original Roman mosaic floor in situ! The project includes three modules: practical work in documentation and conservation of Roman mosaics; lectures and trainings as well as excursions to the St.Archangel Michael Monastery (10th century), the old towns of Prilep and Bitola, the archaeological site of Heraclea Lyncestis, Ohrid and Ohrid lake (UNESCO World Heritage Site).
Discounts off the admission fee are available!
Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation And Documentation Of Roman Mosaics - 2015

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation And Documentation Of Roman Mosaics - 2015

Deadline
2015-05-01
The workshop will guide the participants through the history and technology of Roman and Late Roman mosaics and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on Roman mosaics located/found at the ancient city of Stobi. During the workshop participants will work with either authentic Roman mosaic shards or on an original Roman mosaic floor in situ!
Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation and Documentation Of Roman Pottery - 2015

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation and Documentation Of Roman Pottery - 2015

Deadline
2015-05-01
The workshop will introduce the participants to the history and technology of Roman and Late Roman (Early Byzantine) pottery and will guide them through the consequent stages of archaeological conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on Roman pottery found in the ancient city of Stobi. During the workshop participants will work with authentic Roman shards and take trips to Heraclea Lyncestis and Ohrid (Macedonia).
Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation And Restoration Of Roman Pottery - 2012

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation And Restoration Of Roman Pottery - 2012

Deadline
2012-05-25
The Workshop (hosted by N.I. Stobi, Macedonia) will guide the participants through the history of Roman pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, documentation, study and restoration. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on authentic Roman shards found in Stobi, Macedonia. Students could obtain 6 academic credits upon request.
Discounts off the admission fee are available!
Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation, Restoration And Documentation Of Roman Pottery - 2011

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop For Conservation, Restoration And Documentation Of Roman Pottery - 2011

Deadline
2011-05-10
The Workshop (hosted by the National Institute Stobi, Macedonia) will guide the participants through the history of Roman pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, documentation, study and restoration. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on authentic Roman shards found in Stobi, Macedonia. Students could obtain 6 academic credits upon request.
Europe - Macedonia - Workshop on Advanced Digital Photographic Documentation of Artifacts and Architecture: RTI - 2015

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop on Advanced Digital Photographic Documentation of Artifacts and Architecture: RTI - 2015

Deadline
2015-05-15

This workshop will instruct students on the use of the latest techniques in Computational Photography to document the archaeological site of Stobi in the Republic of Macedonia. A wide range of cultural materials at various scales - buildings measuring tens of metres to coins measuring tens of millimetres - will be documented and analysed using RTI and Photogrammetry. Two courses are available: standard & extended. Academic credits available upon request for an additional fee.

Europe - Spain - Coimbra del Barranco Ancho - 2015

Deadline
2015-06-30

The town

The Town of Coimbra, together with the habitat around the Cerro del Castillo (Jumilla), constitutes the two major population centers of the highlands Jumilla-Yecla.

Europe - Spain - Los Rodiles Hillfort Excavation Summer School Field - 2016

Deadline
2016-04-30

Complutense University of Madrid offers a aummer field school of excavation in the hillfort of Los Rodiles (Guadalajara, Spain). Dig in a Celtic archaeological site near to a natural park declared Geopark by UNESCO. The course also includes a full seminar GIS analysis and 3D image processing.

Europe - Spain - Mapping Tools for Archaeologist with GIS Software - 2013

Europe - Spain - Mapping Tools for Archaeologist with GIS Software - 2013

Deadline
2013-10-01
Designed for participants interested in mapping tools applied to archaeology, topography, photogrammetry and archaeological recording system with a GIS (Geographic Information System)
Europe - Spain - Maritime Archaeology with GIS Software - 2013

Europe - Spain - Maritime Archaeology with GIS Software - 2013

Deadline
Focuses on underwater survey, Mediterranean ship building techniques, and using ARGIS software practicing computer drawing skills in order to create an archaeological GIS platform from the applied recoding system of the Ancient Port of Sanisera
Europe - Spain - Mas d'Is field school of archaeology - 2013

Europe - Spain - Mas d'Is field school of archaeology - 2013

Deadline
2013-06-14

Since the 80s, archaeologists have been uncovering the remote past at the valleys of Alcoià-El Comtat, an isolated, ten-mile long valley that rises dramatically from near sea level to over 1000 m.a.s.l. This area contains evidence of the important transition that occurred as their prehistoric inhabitants began to cultivate plants and to herd animals. Among the almost 200 sites recorded dating back to Neolithic times, the most remarkable is the Mas d'Is. Mas d'Is has the oldest evidence of agriculture in the Iberian peninsula and complex structures.

Europe - Spain - Mazarrón Phoenician Coast Project - 2015

Deadline
2015-07-15

Framed within the research project of commercial routes Phoenician times on the coast of the Bay of Mazarron, its importance, communication and contact with the people inside the Segura basin.

Europe - Spain - Menorca - Anthropology in Sanisera & Making an Archaeological Film - 2015

Europe - Spain - Menorca - Anthropology in Sanisera & Making an Archaeological Film - 2015

Deadline
2015-07-28

This course has two main parts. During the first part, fieldwork focuses on the excavation of funerary structures, specifically inhumation graves. In the laboratory students will learn to classify artifacts found, mainly human skeletal remains. During the second part of the course, students will learn about the process of creating documentary video footage, preparing a plot, selection of scenes, sound and different aspects of audiovisuals.

Europe - Spain - Menorca - Dig in Sanisera & Make an Archaeological Film - 2015

Europe - Spain - Menorca - Dig in Sanisera & Make an Archaeological Film - 2015

Deadline
2015-07-28

In the first part of the course, participant's fieldwork will focus on the excavation of an urban area where a monastery was discovered. The monastery is from the 5th and 6th centuries AD, includes an early Christian basilica. Participants will learn and apply the Harris system. In the Laboratory, subtends will learn to classify archaeological material from the site, including Roman pottery, numismatics and faunal remains. During the second part of the course, students will learn about the process of creating documentary video footage, preparing a plot, selection of scenes, sound and different aspects of audiovisuals.

Europe - Spain - Roman villa of los Villaricos - 2015

Deadline
2015-05-15

The site is a clear example of the model of rural Roman settlement.

Europe - Spain - The Archaeological Movie - 2013

Europe - Spain - The Archaeological Movie - 2013

Deadline
Deals with filming a video documentary so that the audience can learn more about the archaeological findings and the archaeological work carried out both on site and in the laboratory. Participants of this course will learn about the process of creating a documentary: video footage, preparing the plot, selection of scenes, sound and the different elements regarding audiovisuals.

Europe - Spain - Visigothic City of Begastri - 2015

Deadline
2015-05-30

The hill where the city of Begastri is located, is near the bed of the river Quipar, specifically in his right hand margin, and lies two kilometers and a half north of the capital 105º E the current municipality of Cehegín, in the Northwest sector region of Murcia.

The spot where the site is set consists of a sharp and abrupt hill that dominates all around; the hillock where Begastri sits is “well structured from the point of topographic, lithologic and geomorphological. The isolated hill record 548.5 meters high at its peak and 528 m at its base; is located in the internal Subbético domain, one of the three major morpho-structural domains that are distinguished in the Betic Cordilleras “.

Europe - Spapin - Mas d'Is field school of archaeology - 2013

Deadline
2013-06-14

Since the 80s, archaeologists have been uncovering the remote past at the valleys of Alcoià-El Comtat, an isolated, ten-mile long valley that rises dramatically from near sea level to over 1000 m.a.s.l. This area contains evidence of the important transition that occurred as their prehistoric inhabitants began to cultivate plants and to herd animals. Among the almost 200 sites recorded dating back to Neolithic times, the most remarkable is the Mas d'Is. Mas d'Is has the oldest evidence of agriculture in the Iberian peninsula and complex structures.

Middle East - Israel - The University of Haifa 2010 Fieldschool in Archaeology at Tel Dor

Middle East - Israel - The University of Haifa 2010 Fieldschool in Archaeology at Tel Dor

Deadline
2010-05-15
Enjoy the Thrill of Discovery and help us unravel the secrets of Tel Dor, Israel under the Sea People, Phoenicians, Israelites and the Hellenistic and Roman Empires. Excavate with us in our 2010 (30th!) excavation season, July 6 - August 12 and earn academic credits.

Middle East - Jordan - Edom Lowlands Regional Archaeology Project

Deadline
2011-06-03

The key focus of the UC San Diego Edom Lowlands Regional Archaeology Project (ELRAP) is a deep-time study of the role of mining and metallurgy on cultural evolution. ELRAP is unique because of our focus on developing and using a high-tech, on-site digital archaeology system, which allows students to master a wide array of digital survey and recording tools.

The 2011 season will primarily be devoted to exploring the social and political evolution of the Iron Age kingdom of Edom. The focus will be on landscape archaeology, and will include both cutting-edge noninvasive survey techniques and test soundings. Students will have the opportunity to participate in ELRAP surveys dedicated to investigating Early Bronze Age, Iron Age, Nabataean period and Islamic period settlement in Faynan.

North America - Idaho - Archaeology And Geoarchaeology Field School At Cooper's Ferry - 2014

Deadline
2014-06-18

The OSU Archaeology and Geoarchaeology Field School, led by Dr. Loren Davis, will be returning to resume excavations at the Cooper's Ferry site during the summer of 2014. The Cooper's Ferry site is located in the beautiful lower Salmon River canyon of western Idaho and contains some of the earliest evidence of humans in the Pacific Northwest. Current OSU students and non-OSU students are welcome to apply.

North America - Northern California - U.C. Davis Summer Field School - 2016

Deadline
2016-05-01

The 2016 U.C. Davis field school will take place in the Suisun marsh lands and at the Blue Oak Ranch Reserve in Solano and Santa Clara Counties, California. The field school will continue U.C. Davis' tradition of offering a well-rounded training program in archaeological field work. Students will be instructed in archaeological survey and excavation techniques. The six week course will also include guest lectures from visiting professors and other professionals, as well as biweekly field trips.

North America - Texas - Lower Pecos Canyonlands Archaeological Field School - 2015

North America - Texas - Lower Pecos Canyonlands Archaeological Field School - 2015

Deadline
2015-04-15

Hands-on training in archaeological field methods in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of southwest Texas, a remote area with an unparalleled 13,000 year record of hunter-gatherer life found in rockshelters with extraordinary organic preservation and vivid rock art. The field school will be focused on developing the essential research skills required in traditional archaeology. The field research will take place in and around Eagle Nest Canyon (ENC). This mile-long box canyon tributary of the Rio Grande near Langtry, Texas houses several well-known sites, such as Bonfire Shelter and Eagle Cave. Field school investigations will include work in a smaller rockshelter within the canyon and in a plant baking facility (burned rock midden) at the head of the canyon.

US/Pacific - Hawaii - Plantation Heritage of Hawaii

Deadline
2010-06-16

The 20th annual University of Hawai‘i Preservation Field School will be held on the islands of Oahu and Hawaii. Working closely with local communities, historians and cultural resource managers, students will be introduced to techniques for documenting the historic sites and cultural landscapes of Hawaii’s plantation heritage. The project is field intensive, but will include significant input, including lectures and demonstrations, from leading experts in the field of historic preservation.

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