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UNB-UNE Downeast Coastal Archaeology Field School accepting applications

Applications are open for the Summer 2022 field season! The Downeast Coastal Archaeology Field School will run for four weeks summer 2022, from July 4 - 29.

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Postdoctoral Research on Gold

Dr. Jonkman of VU Amsterdam has received a Rubicon grant from NWO (Dutch Research Council). This grant will enable Jonkman to spend 24 months researching gold in Colombia at UNB Fredericton.

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Investigating hateful ideologies and extremism in the Canadian Armed Forces

Dr. Gabriel Hrynick and Kenneth R. Holyoke have published The Far Northeast: 3000 BP to Contact. This is the first volume to synthesize archaeological research from across Atlantic Canada and northern New England for the period from 3000 years ago to European contact.

The Far Northeast

Updates from ongoing research at Louisbourg

Dr. Amy Scott and her team at Louisbourg are excavating human remains before they are damaged by coastal erosion – and in the process, uncovering new perspectives about life at the Fortress.

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Dr. Daniel Tubb’s, Shifting Livelihoods: Gold Mining and Subsistence in the Chocó, Colombia

The Society for the Anthropology of Work says in their review: “Daniel Tubb’s book Shifting Livelihoods shows how residents of this region strive for dignity and sociability in a region where gold always seems to be tantalizingly close to the surface.”

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