World Archaeological Congress


Newsletter: Volume 27 April 2009

Contributions to the next WAC Newsletter due 18th May 2009

Archaeologists Without Borders Workshop

Report on the website of the World Archaeological Congress

Archaeologies of Art Podcast Series Launched!

Call for WAC members to nominate Indigenous people

World Archaeological Congress honors Larry Zimmerman

Dr Andree Rosenfeld

Recommendation on ERA Draft Quality Ranking

WAC-6 Media Releases

WAC-6 Closing Ceremony Speech

Portuguese WAC-6 Media Releases

German WAC-6 Media Releases

Spanish WAC-6 Media Releases

Turkish WAC-6 Media Releases

Czech. WAC-6 Media Release on Iran





Nick Shepherd: Nick Shepherd is a senior lecturer in the Centre for African Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has published extensively on the history and politics of archaeology in Africa. In 2003 he won the Archaeological Dialogues essay competition on the future of archaeology. In 2004 he was based at Harvard University as a Mandela Fellow.

K. Anne Pyburn: K. Anne Pyburn directs the MATRIX Project and the Center for Archaeology in the Public Interest. She attempts to practice what she preaches in Belize at the site of Chau Hiix where she convenes a bi-annual field school at the invitation of the government of Belize and the residents of Crooked Tree Village; and in Kyrgyzstan, where she has begun talking to people about the role of archaeology in globalization. She attempts to preach what she practices at Indiana University, where she is Professor of Anthropology & Gender Studies.

As co-editors of Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress, both Anne and Nick also serve on the WAC Executive Council.