Landward Research Ltd’s annual Archaeological Market Survey report for 2016-17 has been published. Download Archaeological Market Survey 2017 In financial year 2016-17 commercial archaeology grew in terms of the number of employees working in the sector, but levels of financial turnover decreased and profit levels were unchanged. The sector was not as confident as it had been a year earlier. The majority of businesses in the sector did not expect to expand significantly in the next year (2017-18) (e.g. in premises, vehicles, capital equipment), but they had increased their staff complements (and continued to plan to do further in the next year). While staffing levels were increasing, average levels of turnover (and so turnover per…
A Mirror for Japanese Archaeology Kenneth AITCHISON. Japanese Journal of Archaeology 4 (2016): 76-84. Abstract This paper reports what the author experienced about Japanese Archaeological daily practices with specific focus upon their organisational and legal aspects when he visited Japan in 2012. Critical and sympathetic comments are made in comparison with the picture on the ground in Europe. Japanese Journal of Archaeology is an open-access journal, and this article is now available for download here at the JJA site.