Category: Events

Upcoming Events at The Big Dig

SHAP Workshop: 18 May 2018

Sydney Historical Archaeology Practitioners’ (SHAP) Workshop Friday 18 May 2018 The Role of Archaeology in Heritage Conservation In this one-day workshop, historical archaeologists, students and anyone interested in the discipline will come together to share ideas, recent projects, technology and developments for historical…

ASHA Workshop: 20 Apr 2018

ASHA Workshop on Technical & Research Skills Friday 20th April 2018 The Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA) is planning a series of workshops to enhance skills in key areas, as identified by ASHA members. The first workshop is aimed at refining practitioners’…

The Big Dig Archaeology Weekend 2018

The Big Dig Archaeology Weekend 2018 will be held on Friday 25th – Sunday 27th May.  Applications are now open! More information about the weekend, including an application form, is available here: Big Dig Weekend 2018 Information & Application Form This very hands-on program…

Historical Archaeology of Argentina, 1 Dec 2017

Dr Daniel Schávelzon, Director, Centre for Urban Archaeology Argentina, and Patricia Frazzi, Specialist in the Conservation and Restoration of Archaeological Heritage, will be giving a presentation about their work discovering, preserving and sharing the Historical Archaeology of Buenos Aires and Argentina. Their talk…

Sydney Open, 5 Nov 2017

Sydney Harbour YHA & The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre will be participating in Sydney Open 2017 on Sunday 5 November 2017.   This is an exciting opportunity for the public to visit us. We will be offering tours of the Hostel, The Big…

Archaeobotany for Consultant Archaeologists, 21 September 2017

The next AACAI Wine, Cheese and a Chat evening is scheduled for Thursday 21 September 2017 at 6.00pm.  Dr Andy Fairbain (University of Queensland) and Dr Emilie Dotte-Sarout (Australian National University) will be talking about ‘Archaeobotany for Consultant Archaeologists’, involving sampling for C14, pollen,…

National Archaeology Week, May 2018

National Archaeology Week aims to increase public awareness of Australian archaeology and the work of Australian archaeologists. It’s held in the 3rd week of May each year. To find out about more about the exciting range of events organised for this year visit the…