Category Archives: Culture in Peril

For Your Consideration…

I’ve noticed every so often some bloggers will update their site with a “Footnotes” post where they include a few links to relevant material and provide minimal commentary.  I used to think this was a second-rate way of keeping readers … Continue reading

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Repatriation: inevitable conflict, endless debate

Dr. Robert Kelly, an anthropology professor at the University of Wyoming, submitted a short opinion piece (“Bones of Contention,” Dec. 12, 2010) to the New York Times in which he argues for the repeal of the latest NAGPRA Regulations on … Continue reading

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Repatriation: inevitable conflict, endless debate

Photo: Nicholas Merkelson Dr. Robert Kelly, an anthropology professor at the University of Wyoming, submitted a short opinion piece (“Bones of Contention,” Dec. 12, 2010) to the New York Times in which he argues for the repeal of the latest … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Thank You’s to Some CiP Followers

Lately I have made enthusiastic attempts to reach out the growing community of cultural heritage, museum, and archaeology bloggers, in hopes that they might find Culture in Peril a useful resource for the cross-fertilization of ideas.  My belief is that … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Thank You’s To Some CiP Followers

Lately I have made enthusiastic attempts to reach out the growing community of cultural heritage, museum, and archaeology bloggers, in hopes that they might find Culture in Peril a useful resource for the cross-fertilization of ideas.  My belief is that … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the World Archaeological Heritage

WEATHER. Sometimes a “good” archaeologist. Other times a “bad” archaeologist. *** A March/April 2009 feature article, “Climate Change: Sites in Peril,” published in Archaeology magazine, discusses some of the environmental threats facing archaeological sites around the world.  Global warming, rising sea levels, melting glaciers, … Continue reading

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Culture in Peril is back!

Over the past two months I was writing my Cultural Heritage Studies master’s dissertation at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Below is the abstract. Welcome back to Culture in Peril! In November of this year we will celebrate … Continue reading

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