Symposium on Public Archaeology – March 20-21, 2014


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You are invited to join us for “SHARING THE PAST: A SYMPOSIUM ON PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY”,  to exchange information and perspectives on Public Archaeology on March 20 – 21, 2014 at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS.


  • Opening remarks by Dr. Catherine Cottreau-Robins, Provincial Archaeologist of Nova Scotia
  • Keynote Speaker: Tim Schadla-Hall, University College London and Editor of Public Archaeology
  • Session Speakers: Charles Burke, Senior Archaeologist, Parks Canada; Dr Helen Kristmanson, Director of Aboriginal Affairs and Archaeology, Government of PEI; Sara Beanlands, Boreas Heritage Consulting Inc.; Dr. Karolyn Smardz-Frost, Senior Research Fellow for African Canadian History at the Harriet Tubman Institute, York University and Harrison McCain Visiting Professor, Acadian University; Rebecca Dunham, Senior Archaeologist, Fortress of Louisbourg, Parks Canada; and, Dr. Jonathan Fowler, Saint Mary’s University.

The symposium is free, including reception, lunch and coffee breaks, and open to all those who are interested but registration is required. To register, or for more information, please email ASAP.

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