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USA

Archaeological Institute of America
Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin (AFOB)

Archaeology on the Net Fieldwork Opportunities

Athienou Archaeological Project's 2007 summer field school
AAP is pleased to offer 10 undergraduate students awards funded by the National Science Foundation-REU program. The NEF-REU awards cover the cost of the program/tuition ($2,800), round-trip airfare (up to $1,200), and a stipend of $2,100 (or $300/week); costs associated with room/board, transportation/weekend trips are also provided for grant recipients. The NSF-REUs are awarded on a highly competitive basis. Undergraduate students with serious interest in archaeology and/or related disciplines (Classics, Art History, Anthropology, etc.) and high GPA are invited to apply. (MInorities and women are particularly encouraged.)
AAP's field school trains students in archaeological field methods and techniques and introduces them to the rich history and culture of the island of Cyprus, uniquely situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Participants in the program in 2007 will join the Athienou Archaeological Project in its seventeenth field campaign.
Complete application (on-line), academic transcripts, and two recommendation letters must be received by March 1, 2007.
For more information click here.

Chesapeak
Monticello, University of Virginia. The Archaeology of Chesapeak Slavery and Landscape. (web page)

Connecticut
University of Connecticut Field School. Crown Point New York. The site is an abandoned 19th century iron-ore mining town. June30-July 25, 2008. (PDF)

Illinois
Arizona State University Bioarchaeological Field School (web site)
For-credit summer field school 2008. ASU's program allows you to earn credit through field-based courses in archaeological excavation, human osteology, archaeological GIS, geophysical survey, paleoethnobotany and zooarchaeology.

Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno. Summer field school in historical archaeology. Students will survey and excavate the sites od Depression Era mining camps in the vicinity of Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of northwestern Nevada. (web page)

Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno. Industrial archaeology in Nevada. Archaeology of the Virginia and Truckee Rail Section System. (web page)

New York State
The British Fort at Fort Edward. Adirondack Community College has conducted excavations in Fort Edward since 1991. (web page)

Virginia
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest Archaeology (web page)
19th Annual Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology
June 3-July 6, 2007

Field School in Historical Archaeology (web page)
Historic Jamestown, Virginia
June 4 - July 13, 2007

Central and South America

Belize
Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Summer Project (web page).
Excavations at ancient Maya center of Baking Pot.
Session I: June 2-27
Session II: July 7- August 1

Peru
Moch-UNC Fieldschool in Peru (Download)
June 14 - July 15, 2008
Excavations focus on a sample of elite and commoner dwellings at the sites of Ciudad de Dios and Cerro Leon in the middle Moche Valley on the north coast of Peru. No prerequisites.

PUCP Fieldschool Program in Peru (Web page)
Archaeology, Ethnomusicology, Ecology and Spanish.

Argentina, Chile, Peru and Ecuador (Download)
The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA Archaeology Field Schools Program directed by leading scholars.

Europe

Bulgaria

Bulgarian Archaeological Association (BAA)
Roman project fieldwor 2008. The Field School is inovolved in a study of the Roman culture in the region, incroporating a research excavation at a number of sites. This year the project will focus on research of different kind of archaeological sites situated in the Eastern part of the Roman province Moesia Supperior

European Archaeology Field School (web page)
Bulgaria 2007: Prehistory, Provincial Rome, Late Antiquity, Early and Late Middle Ages Intense three weeks hands-on, on-site, course in archaeology. Accredited by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (3 credits).

History and Arcaheology in Bulgaria (PDF)
Offering two programs:
Program 1. Sandanski Program (Bulgaria and Greece)Includes exploration and excavation work of a unique Early Christian basilica and a Bishop complex (web page).
Program 2. Hisar Program (Bulgaria)
The program combines three sites: Roman baths, a Thracian settlement and a Thracian sanctuary (web page).

Ireland
University College Dublin, School of Archaeology
Summer field school: Kings River Valley Project, Ireland. (PDF)

Italy
Archaeology field school "Rocca Montis Dragonis" In collaboration with Archaeological Civic Museum of B. Greco la Mondragone. September 14 to October 16, 2006. Archaeological site of the Middle Ages in the northern Campania. (web page)

Italy
Northern Illinois University. Archaeological field school in western Sicily. (web page)

Greece
Mitrou Archaeological Project(http://www.mitrou.org/)
Basic Field Scool and Advanced Field School

Spain
Ecomuseum of the Cape of Cavalleria's 2007 arcahaeological projects both on land and underwater on the island of Menorca. (web page)

Africa

South Africa
Archaeological Field School (web page)
The University of Witwatersrand is conducting a two-part paleo-archaeological field school from July 18 to August 15, 2007

Middle East

Israel
Archaeological excavation in Tell Dor, Israel
Offered through the Fashion Institute of Technology, International Programs. June 29th - July 16th, 2008. Course HA 227 - 3 credits. For more information
Registration and applications click here
For questions contact: celia_bergoffen@fitnyc.edu

Other

U.S.A.

Excavations at Isthmia, The Ohio State University isthmia.osu.edu

Europe, Middle East

The Archaeologgical Settlements of Turkey (TAY)

The Boxgrove Project Home page

Eomuseo de Cap de Cavalleria’s 2006
Excavation of a roman military fort in Menorca, Spain
More information at http://www.ecomuseodecavalleria.com/, http://www.archaeological.org/, (PDF)

The Holyrood Archaeology Project,
The Scottish Parliament Excavation
web page

Petra, The Great Temple Excavation Brown University

Virtual Norumbega, The Humphrey & Lucy Chadbourne Archaeology Site web page

Wessex Archaeology http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/

Internships

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