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    Archaeology students can help their peers study abroad

    Archaeology students to rate their experience of foreign exchange The first international survey of European students of archaeology starts on the 4th May 2012.  The survey is part of a project, “Studying Archaeology in Europe”, created specifically to encourage students to make more exchange visits across the European Union by helping them know more about studying abroad.  The online survey asks participants to give information about the contents of their archaeology courses, the professional archaeological skills they have learned, local study costs, their knowledge of exchange opportunities, and their own experiences of studying archaeology in another country, and their plans to work as archaeologists abroad.    Survey data, from students themselves,…

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    Studying Archaeology in Europe

    Studying Archaeology in Europe is a new transnational project being managed by . Within Europe, professional archaeology is an activity regulated according to local legislative structures. Throughout Europe, however, the purpose of archaeological work is to identify, record and, where necessary, protect the environmental resources that are the archaeological traces of people’s lives in the past and which are characterised within a common theoretical, cultural and chronological framework.  This common purpose and framework makes it possible for individuals to study archaeology, and to practice as professional archaeologists throughout Europe.  This project will support the experiences and needs of archaeology students across Europe who will become the professional archaeologists of the…

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    Archaeology and the Global Economic Crisis

    Co-edited by the Executive Director of Landward Research Ltd, Archaeology and the Global Economic Crisis: multiple impacts, possible solutions, is a review of how the current economic situation is impacting upon archaeological funding, employment and practice across the world. The volume is free to download- 2010 Archaeology and the Crisis