European association for the advancement of archaeology by experiment

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Conference 2016

MAMUZ_logo_blackInformation Conference 2016 in Mistelbach (AT)

The annual conference of EXAR 2016 was held from September 29th till October 2nd at the museum MAMUZ in Mistelbach, Austria. The conference was on Friday September 30th and Saturday October 1st with lectures and presentations on experimental archaeology, reconstructive archaeology, theory and education.

During the conference a side program was organized. On Thursday evening September 29th was the Get-together for the early arrivers. At Friday following the lectures Mag. Matthias Pacher gave a guided tour in the exhibition ‘Stonehenge. A hidden landscape’.
Mistelbach_lageplan_kleinAt Saturday October 1st succeeding the conference the annual meeting of EXAR took place. In the evening participants of the conference met again in a local restaurant. At Sunday October 2nd a guided tour was given in the Open Air Museum Aspern a/d Zaya by Dr. Ernst Lauermann.

The program of the conference can be seen at “Program Conference 2016“.

Central topic
image_large_TagungThe central topic of the conference was: “Experimental archaeology in science and education 2016″. The lectures presented current experiments and projects of reconstructing archaeology, in addition, the discussion of the scientific method experimental archaeology. Further experiences in using the research method and the education and presentation of experimental research were presented.

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