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International Conference on Greece’s First Cultural Heritage Park.

An international scientific conference was held on May 31, 2019 at Cotsen Hall at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens with the title “Protecting and Promoting the Values of the Cultural and Natural Environment in the areas where Arcadia, Messenia and Elis Meet.” The meeting was sponsored by the Parrhasian Heritage... Read more

In the Media: Kuhn Comments for Atlas Obscura

Professor Steven Kuhn weighs in as an outside expert for an Atlas Obscura news piece about ancient humans living at high altitudes in Ethiopia. See what he has to say in “In Ethiopia, Ancient Humans Lived on Thin Air and Giant Mole-Rats... Read more

In the Media: Inomata Quoted in National Geographic

An August 5 National Geographic article, “Ancient Maya practiced ‘total war’ well before climate stress,” includes comments from Professor Takeshi Inomata, who draws upon his own expertise in pre-... Read more

Introducing the 2019 Cohort of SoA Graduate Students

Today we welcome the School of Anthropology’s 2019 incoming graduate students!

Rinku Ashok Kumar (left) is a doctoral student in sociocultural anthropology. She has an interest in science and technology studies with a focus on south Asia. Prior to entering the program, Rinku worked for more than a decade and a half with... Read more

Accelerate for Success Grant for Silverstein

Brian Silverstein, SoA Associate Professor and Director of the Arizona Center for Turkish Studies, was awarded funding through UA Research, Discovery and Innovation’s Accelerate for Success grants, for a project he’s the PI on, with collaborator Murat Kacira,... Read more

Astroth to Give September 16 AAHS Talk

Applied Archaeology M.A. student Kirk Astroth will speak about “Profound and Persistent Beauty: Results of the Petroglyph and Pictograph Recording Project in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming” at the September 16 meeting of the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society. The talk is free and will take place at 7:30 p.m. at... Read more

Hanson to Lead OPAC Cave Creek Tour

Allen Dart, Executive Director (Volunteer) of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, reports that OPAC has just a couple of spaces left on the Cave Creek Canyon Pictographs Tour that SoA grad student Kelsey Hanson will lead in the Chiricahua Mountains on January 25, 2020.... Read more

In the Media: Dore Interviewed on Preservation Radio

Adjunct Professor, Christopher Dore, is featured this month on Preservation Radio (https://www.preservationradio.com/). Dr. Dore talks with host David Mass about his experiences providing heritage organizations worldwide with industry-specific business expertise to... Read more

In the Media: Horschler Comments in Multiple News Pieces

Grad student Daniel Horschler was recently quoted in a few news articles published by National Geographic, ... Read more

Recent Publications: Singletary Has Article in Infant Behavior & Development

Britt Singletary (Ph.D. Arizona, 2019) is the author of a new article in Infant Behavior & Development titled “What are the benefits of having a village? Effects of allomaternal care on communicative skills in early infancy,” which can be... Read more

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