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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop for Conservation & Documentation of Roman Glass, 2016

Europe - Macedonia - Workshop for Conservation & Documentation of Roman Glass, 2016

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
2016-05-15
Start Date 2016-06-04
End Date 2016-06-25

Multiple Sessions X
Multiple Session information Two-week session on pottery conservation: 4 -18 June, 2016
Three-week session on pottery & glass conservation: 4 - 25 June, 2016

Archaeology Field School Location
Stobi, Gradsko, Macedonia

Archaeology Field School Tuition and Credits

Sponsoring College/Institution
Balkan Heritage Foundation, New Bulgarian University (Bulgaria); National Institution of Stobi,Republic of Macedonia.
Academic Credit
6/9 academic credits for participation in this workshop available upon request for an additional fee.
Archaeology Field School Tuition
Transcripts are available upon request for an additional tuition fee starting from 270 EUR (app. 297 USD)!
Archaeology Field School Room and Board
Accommodation is in the archaeological base at the site, in recently refurbished air-conditioned cabins (in rooms with two to three beds) with living room, two bathrooms with showers and WC. A washing machine and Wi-Fi are available for free. Three meals per day are covered by the admission fee. Requests for vegetarian food are accepted!

Additional Information on Tution/Room and Board/Travel Costs
The Early Bird admission fee (by January 31st, 2016) for the two-week session is 1169 EUR (app. 1309 USD) & for the three-week session is 1619 EUR (app. 1819 USD). Please check the website for available discounts! The Admission fee includes all educational and fieldwork activities, full-board accommodation, tools, materials, Project Handbook, issue of Certificate of Attendance, excursions/sightseeing tours/entrance fees and administrative costs.

Archaeology Field School Description


In 2016 the Workshop for Conservation, Restoration and Documentation of Roman Pottery and Glass will be hosted again by the National Institution Stobi, Macedonia at the Roman city of Stobi (nowadays an archaeological park). It provides an unique opportunity for students and volunteers to gain comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience in Roman and Late Roman pottery and glass conservation. It will guide the participants through the history and technology of Roman and Late Roman pottery and glass and consequent stages of their study, conservation, restoration and documentation. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on Roman pottery and glass found in the ancient city of Stobi. During the first two project weeks participants will work with authentic Roman and Late Roman shards and in the with replicas of Roman glass vessels, produced by authentic Roman technology during the third project week.The project includes three modules: practical work in documentation and restoration of Roman pottery and glass; lectures, training and behind-the-scenes study visits and excursions to the town of Bitola, the archaeological site of Heraclea Lyncestis, Ohrid and Ohrid Lake (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Ancient Macedonian capitals in Pella and Vergina (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Greece as well as to a traditional pottery workshop. Two-week workshop session will focus only on pottery conservation and will provide a minimum of 80 astronomical hours of practical work, workshops/lab work, lectures/instructions and guided tours.
The three-week field school session will focus on pottery and glass conservation and will provide a minimum of 120 astronomical hours of practical work, workshops/lab work, lectures/instructions and guided tours. The three-week session's educational activities incorporate all two-week session's ones as well.

Archaeology Field School Additional Information

Archaeology Field School Type
workshop
Time Period
Roman and Late Roman (second century - sixth century AD)





Directors and Instructors
Silvana Blazhevska (Director of NI Stobi, MA in Archaeology)

On rain days will there be lab work?
Yes




Archaeology Field School Contact Information and Website

Field School Website: http://www.bhfieldschool.org/project/RPGDRwrk

Field School Contact Information



Ms. Anna Parmakova Admissions/Balkan Heritage Field School 7,"Tulovo" St. 1504 Sofia, Bulgaria balkanheritage@gmail.com Phone: + 359 877 725 052

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