Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress


Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress

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Publisher: Springer New York

Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress offers a venue
for debates and topical issues, through peer-reviewed articles, reports and

It emphasizes contributions that seek to recenter (or decenter) archaeology,
and that challenge local and global power geometries. Areas of interest
include ethics and archaeology; public archaeology; legacies of colonialism
and nationalism within the discipline; the interplay of local and global
archaeological traditions; theory and archaeology; the discipline¹s
involvement in projects of memory, identity, and restitution; and rights and
ethics relating to cultural property, issues of acquisition, custodianship,
conservation, and display.

Recognizing the importance of non-Western epistemologies and intellectual
traditions, the journal publishes some material in nonstandard format,
including dialogues; annotated photographic essays; transcripts of pubic
events; and statements from elders, custodians, descent groups and

ISSN: 1555-8622 (print version)
ISSN: 1935-3987 (electronic version)

Manuscript submission via online system at:


Nick Shepherd
Centre for African Studies
University of Cape Town, Private Bag
Rondebosch 7700, South Africa


K. Anne Pyburn
Department of Anthropology
Indiana University
Student Building 130
710 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, In 47405-7100


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Current Issue: Volume 4, Number 2 / August 2008

Date: 29 August 2008

Original posting date: 
Friday, August 29, 2008
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