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.
Kenneth Aitchison, the Executive Director of Landward Research Ltd, was honoured to be invited to visit Osaka and to make a public presentation at the Osaka Museum of History to the Kansai Meeting of the Society of Archaeological Studies on the topic of Professional Practice in United Kingdom Archaeology. Download PowerPoint presentation (text in English and Japanese, 18.0Mb): Japkansai This included discussion of the structural and professional differences between archaeological practice in the UK and Japan, and continued into the discussion of the proposed Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe project – and how this could be part of a Discovering the Archaeologists of the World, looking at archaeological practice comparatively in many…