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Archaeology Field Schools offered by Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK

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We currently have details of SEVEN PROJECTS: Ironbridge (UK) July 2003, South Cadbury (UK) Summer-Autumn 2003, Bermuda Summer 2004, Exmoor (UK) July-August 2004, St Kitts, Caribbean dates tbc, St Lucia, Caribbean dates tbc, France (project finished)

   

1: Prehistoric archaeology Field School at South Cadbury, Somerset, England

South Cadbury Environs Project

South Cadbury Environs Project, Somerset, England

Next field season: ongoing until October 2007

Applications currently invited

Opportunities to participate in survey and excavation in the landscape around the Iron Age hill fort of Cadbury Castle, Somerset. 10 academic credits (UK) available. Read more..

     

2: Historical Archaeology in St George, Bermuda - accredited historical archaeology field school

  Bermuda historical archaeology field school

Historical Archaeology in St George, Bermuda

Next field school: 10-31 July 2004

Applications now closed

An accredited summer historical archaeology field school in the 17th century town of St George, Bermuda. Run in partnership with the Bermuda National Trust, this field school, in its second season, offers a full introduction to historical archaeology,and the history of this fascinating island. 20 credits available. Read more..

     

3: Industrial Archaeology at Ironbridge - accredited field school in historical archaeology and industrial archaeology

industrial archaeology

Industrial Archaeology at Ironbridge (UK)

Last field school: 16-29 July 2003

Applications now closed

An accredited industrial archaeology/historical archaeology field school based at Coalbrookdale, investigating the archaeology of the origins of the industrial revolution. Run in partnership with Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust, the field school offers 20 credits. Read more..

   

4: Exmoor Landscape Archaeology Field School (UK) - accredited prehistoric landscape archaeology field school

  Exmoor landscape archaeology field school

Exmoor Landscape Archaeology Field School (UK)

Next field school: July-August 2004

Applications now closed

An accredited landscape archaeology field school in Exmoor, UK, run in parallel with the Bristol University Widening Participation Initiative. This field school offers a full introduction to the principles and practice of British mesolithic archaeology and landscape archaeology. 20 credit points available. Read more..

     
     

5: The Colonial Landscape of St Lucia Field School - accredited field school in Caribbean archaeology & historical archaeology

St Lucia field school

Caribbean archaeology in St Lucia

Next field school: dates to be confirmed

Applications not yet open

Third season of this accredited historical archaeology/Caribbean archaeology field school will be based at Balenbouche Estate - an 18th century sugar plantation in St Lucia, West Indies. The project has run in Winter 2000-1 and Winter 2001-2. Read more..

     

6: Colonial Landscape of St Christopher Field School - accredited field school in Caribbean archaeology and historical archaeology

Caribbean field school

The Colonial Landscape of St Christopher

Next field school: to be confirmed

Applications not yet open

An accredited historical archaeology/Caribean archaeology field school based at Wingfield Estate - a 17th century sugar plantation in St Kitts, West Indies. Second season of this international project - dates to be confirmed. 20 credits available. Read more..

   

7: Medieval field school at L'Abbaye de Grosbot, France

Grosbot, France field school

L'Abbaye de Grosbot, Charente, France

Project Now Finished

Information about previous seasons of excavations at L'Abbaye de Grosbot - a Cistercian abbey on the northern borders of the Dordogne - are still online.Read more..

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