Development-led Archaeology in Europe - Meeting the Needs of Archaeologists, Developers and the Public

Agnes Stefánsdóttir (ed.)
5 000 Ft
978 615 5766 22 0

European Archaeological Council Occasional Paper No. 14

Budapest, Archaeolingua, 2018
Puhakötés | Paper book
72 oldal, színes és fekete-fehér illusztrációkkal | 72 pages with colored and grayscale images

ISBN 978 615 5766 22 0


As a contribution to the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the European Archaeological Council organized its annual Symposium on a topic which is closely related to the objectives of this initiative. It was appropriate to gather in Bulgaria, the country which was chairing the European Union in the first half 2018.

One of the subthemes of the Amersfoort Agenda published after the EAC Symposium in 2015 (Theme 1. The Spirit of the Faro Convention: embedding archaeology in society) was: Know the public: analyse the wants, interests and expectations of stakeholders in society regarding their involvement in archaeology, preferably through interactions with these stakeholders.

In the 2018 heritage management symposium, the idea was to look at the topic of development-led archaeology from a different angle and encourage a discussion between the heritage management officials, the developers, the archaeologists working in the field and the public. How can we meet the needs of these very different stakeholders and do we always need to?

The symposium comprised three sessions, the first was dedicated to the archaeologists, the second to the developers and the third to the public. This volume is a collection of 12 extended abstracts related to the 17 presentations given in Sofia. An online volume with 8 full articles has been published in Internet Archaeology

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