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Editorial: A bridge too closeJaime Almansa Sánchez
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Year by year, editing the journal becomes more complicated with the increasing load of work. Old and new projects interfere with a process that is time-consuming, especially for only two people. When this adventure started in 2010 we saw this as ‘a bridge
Forum: The looting of archaeological heritage (Part I)Ignacio Rodríguez Temiño et al.
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The use of metal detectors is an important issue in the management and protection of archaeological heritage. However, metal detectors have been generally tagged as a tool for looting more than a tool for research or protection. Their use has evolved in a
Rescue Archaeology and Spanish Journalism:
The Abu Simbel OperationSalomé Zurinaga Fernández-Toribio
Building Aswan Dam brought an unprecedented campaign to rescue all the affected archaeological sites in the region. Among them, Abu Simbel, one of the Egyptian icons, whose relocation was minutely followed by the Spanish press. This paper analyzes this co
GET OFF MY LAND! Towards mutual understanding in archaeological field conflictsBertram Mapunda
Genuine community participation in research and conservation projects is crucial for sustainable protection, management and development of archaeological sites, especially in sub-Saharan Africa where the scientific value of such resources is less apreciat
Excava(c)tion in Vignale. Archaeology on stage, archaeology on the WebStefano Costa & Francesco Ripanti
As an orchestra or a rock star, archaeologists have their audience too. This paper wants to highlight an integrated approach between fieldwork, its account and its dissemination to the public in different ways, including social media. This potential integ
Time Travels in Archaeology. Between Hollywood films and historical re-enactment?Dawid Kobialka
One of the recently most popular ways of experiencing the past is time travelling. It is ‘an experience and social practice in the present that evokes a past (or future) reality’ (Holtorf 2009: 33). In this article, I mainly discuss the political aspect o
Points of You - From a book to the raw reality of archaeologyLancaster Williams
My name is Lancaster Williams and I am the main character of the Spanish novel El Hallazgo (The Finding).
Review: Archeologia Pubblica in ItaliaChiara Zuanni
The first Italian Congress of Public Archaeology was held in Florence at the end of October 2012
Review: Heritage under siegeIgnacio Rodríguez Temiño
The destruction of works of art and antiquities as a result of armed conflicts has always been present throughout history.
Review: Integrating ArchaeologyAntonio Vizcaíno Estevan
The book is a compilation of papers presented in the conference: "Integrating Archaeology: Science-Wish-Reality"
Review: Negotiation basics for CRMAlicia Torija
Archaeologists and preservationists are fatally uninformed and uninterested in negotiation...
Review: Dangerous PlacesDiana Rocío Carvajal Contreras
Safety is often taken too lightly...
Review: Archaeology & CRMLorna Richardson
This book addresses issues old and new in public archaeology...