Thousands criticise plan for Oswestry’s ancient site

Campaigners against the plans around Oswestry’s Iron Age hillfort handed over a copy of the petition to Shirehall bosses on Friday. Ahead of the handover,...

IfA update policy on self employed and volunteers

IfA has recently updated our Policy statements to include the use of training posts on archaeological projects. Other statements have also been amended in...

Funding cuts (and a bonus) at English Heritage

You might think that a one-off £80m grant to English Heritage is good news, and the organisation puts characteristically positive spin on it (www.english-heritage.org.uk/about/news/80million-boost-heritage/)....

Day of Archaeology

This coming Friday, 26th July, sees the launch of the 3rd annual Day of Archaeology www.dayofarchaeology.com. The Day of Archaeology project demonstrates the wide variety...

5th Annual Modern Conflict Archaeology

The 5th Annual Modern Conflict Archaeology Post-Graduate Conference call for papers closes on Monday 15th July. Speakers should be, or plan to be, a...

English Heritage Split

A new self-financing charity is to be set up by March 2015 to look after the National Heritage Collection, which includes properties such as...

Maryport – David Breeze speech causes uproar

A meeting to discuss plans for 152 homes at Netherhall in Maryport was disrupted last night after a row erupted between the chairman and...

IfA annual conference 2014

Research in Practice IfA annual conference and training event 9 to 11 April 2014, Glasgow Research is at the core of all investigation: excavations as part of...

Archaeologists Against Austerity: in support of the People’s Assembly

We, professional and academic archaeologists, wish to endorse the call for a People’s Assembly Against Austerity (PAAA) at Central Hall Westminster on 22 June...

Forestry and Archaeology guidelines in Ireland

Ireland has been inhabited for almost 10,000 years and as a result the country is rich in the physical remains of human occupation. Many...