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.
Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2014 has shown that measuring archaeologists’ capabilities is a tool that can be used to plan for the development of the profession, development that is necessary to enhance to protection and interpretation of the global archaeological resource. A special issue of Archaeologies: the Journal of the World Archaeological Congress (vol. 10, no. 3) entitled “Discovering the Archaeologists of the World” has been published by WAC, containing two articles by Landward Research Ltd staff. Kenneth Aitchison was the guest editor for this volume, which included five articles, all of which were written by contributors to the Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe project. Editorial: Discovering the Archaeologists of the…