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    Listen to Me! Lobbying for Archaeology

    Paper presented by Kenneth Aitchison at EAA Barcelona 2018 in session s384, The Self-Organization of Archaeologists in Europe: Roles and Needs, Responsibilities and Legitimacy, Thursday 6th September 2018. Full paper PowerPoint, with text included as Notes Abstract Listen To Me! lobbying for archaeology Who are the archaeologists that think they have influence over politicians? Do other archaeologists agree that these are the most influential people, and that these are the most appropriate individuals to be the sector’s “influencers”? When it comes to archaeology, what do politicians think is important? (and remember – a politician thinking archaeology is ‘interesting’ is not the same as them thinking it is ‘important’). The answers…