Friday, August 16, 2013

Oxford Experience 2014


The programme for the Oxford Experience Summer School is now online.  Registration will not begin until late September, but now is the time to start planning your courses for next summer.

You can find the programme here...

Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Day of Archaeology


On Tuesday, 30 July Lorna Richardson gave an extremely interesting talk entitled “The Day of Archaeology: using Internet technology to provide a window on the profession” to the Oxford Experience summer school.

The Day of Archaeology is a project that lets archaeologists post stories about a day in their work.  The purpose is to inform the general public about the sort of work that archaeologists do.

The main web site is at:


Looking through the posts shows how varied archaeological work can be.  Here are just a few of the more unusual posts:

Lyminge Archaeological Project: Anglo-Saxons in Kent