Saturday, January 10, 2009

SAS Blog Proposal

Proposal for SAS Blog
Rachel Popelka-Filcoff
March 10, 2008

Goals:
  • To promote online conversations about archaeological science
  • To tie in the worldwide community of researchers in archaeological science
  • To create a moderated online forum for new ideas and current trends in the field
  • To create a moderated online forum for opinion on current archaeological science research
  • To create an online space for networking for all interested in archaeological science in all levels of career involvement
  • To create an online space for networking from various institutions worldwide
Proposed themes:
  • General archaeological science
  • Archaeological science in the news/current articles
  • Analytical techniques (analytical chemistry, C-14, etc.)
  • Subtopics of interest (such as analytical chemistry, faunal studies, dating, geoarchaeology, archaeometallurgy, experimental archaeology, conservation etc. These can be set from the beginning or added as interest develops).
  • Career/networking/jobs
  • Meeting calendar
  • Archaeological science in the classroom
  • Others as they develop
Approved at the SAS annual business meeting, Siena, May, 2008

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