Auckland archaeology: a personal view. Presented by Garry Law


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Date

Wednesday 7 October, 5:30pm-7pm

Venue

Tea Room (Room 802), Level 8, Social Sciences/Human Sciences Building (201E), University of Auckland campus

10 Symonds Street, Auckland Central

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Contact

Leteisha Lamb

aklarchsoc@gmail.com

Cost

Free

Bookings

Bookings required.
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Website

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Event details

Archaeology has been taught and practiced in Auckland since the 1950s and has changed a lot in that time.

The speaker's involvements in archaeology have spanned much of that time through avocational archaeology and through other vocational roles that have touched on the practice. There are secrets and stories: how did an imaginary rubbish dump change Auckland Museum, or unbuilt dams spur the start of Auckland Councils archaeological heritage management?

Has archaeology met its own (changing) academic research objectives and what are the objectives of commercial archaeology?

This talk is a series of vignettes touching on these topics, with some provocations, but an entertaining evening.

Presented by: Auckland Archaeological Society


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