Thursday 17 April 2014
The German Society of Medieval and Post-Medieval Archaeology is holding a conference on ‘The Archaeology of the 19th and 20th centuries’ at the Free University, Berlin, on 6th - 8th October 2014
Monday 7 April 2014
Wednesday 12 March 2014
26 September — 28 September 2014
18 October 2014
Edited by Peter Pope and Shannon Lewis-Simpson
Can we approach European expansion to the Americas and elsewhere without colonial triumphalism? A research strategy which automatically treats early establishments overseas as embryonic colonies produces predictable results: in retrospect, some were, some were not. Post-Medieval archaeology has much to contribute to our understanding of the gradual drift of ordinary people - the cast of thousands, anonymous or almost-forgotten behind the famous names of history.