Staff and students are invited to immerse themselves in Archaeology Week with a graffiti talk at the Tavern over morning coffee this Wednesday, followed by ‘Meet the Archaeologists Night’ in the evening.
National Archaeology Week aims to increase awareness of Australian archaeology and the work of Australian archaeologists, and to promote the importance of protecting Australia’s unique archaeological heritage.
The nationwide program includes events and activities. Visit the Facebook page to find out more or view Flinders events below.
In the past forty years a growing number of archaeologists have shifted their focus from the deep past to the recent past. In this seminar, Jordan Ralph will present a tour of contemporary graffiti, while considering its value to archaeological research, before discussing the results of his study of Aboriginal graffiti in the Northern Territory.
Where: Flinders Tavern
When: 9:00– 10:00 AM, 25 May 2018
Cost: Free to attend (guests welcome to bring own food or coffee purchases)
Presented by The Flinders Archaeological Society, the evening will include a series of talks from Australian-based archaeologists Associate Professor Mark Staniforth, Aylza Donald and Alex Moss on the variety of archaeological projects that happen in Australia or are conducted by Australian archaeologists.
When: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm May 25
RSVP: By email to Shay Hannah
Cost: Free; gold coin donation appreciated. Drinks and light nibbles provided.