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Material Memories and the Escape from the "Prison of the Present": A Multi-Temporal Archaeology
Yannis Hamilakis (University of Southampton)
Yannis Hamilakis is Professor of Archaeology in the School of Humanities at the University of Southampton. He was founding member and co-ordinator of the Radical Archaeology Forum, founding member and first director of the University of Wales Centre for the Study of SE Europe, and chair and co-ordinator of the task-force on 'Archaeologists and War' for the World Archaeological Congress (WAC). He is currently co-ordinator of the group, Laboratory for Social Zooarchaeology at the University of Southampton. From 2007 to 2010 he directed the archaeological ethnography project at Kalaureia (Poros) Greece, and since 2010 he co-directs a major new field project, the Koutroulou Magoula Archaeology and Archaeological Ethnography Project, which centres around the excavation of an important Middle Neolithic tell site in Greece. He has published eleven books and many articles, including Archaeology and the Senses: Human Experience, Memory, and Affect (2013); The Nation and Its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece (2007, 2009), which won the Edmund Keeley Book Prize in 2009 and was shortlisted for the Runciman Prize; and Archaeological Ethnographies (2009).
Sunday, May 24th, 2015
Following the ceremony on Brown's Main Green.
International Archaeology Day and Brown University Family Weekend
Joukowsky Institute Open House: Archaeology in Action
Saturday, October 17th, 2015, 10:00 AM-2:00 pm
Come visit the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World in Rhode Island Hall. Faculty and students will be on hand to tour you through the building, as well as to show you artifacts and images, both from some of our current fieldwork (in the Caribbean, Egypt, Italy, Jordan, Turkey, and Rhode Island) and from the Institute's collections.
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The Joukowsky Institute is affiliated with the Narragansett Society (The Rhode Island chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America).
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