Media & Public Outreach

Rebecca Bourgeois and Lauren Michelman interviewed by MacEwan University Bachelor of Communication Studies documentary film team

University of Saskatchewan MA students, Rebecca Bourgeois and Lauren Michelman, were interviewed yesterday by the MacEwan University Bachelor of Communication Studies documentary film team that travelled to Siberia with the BAP crew. They are working in the lab in Irkutsk, Russia, and did a great job explaining their research projects! To see Rebecca's and Lauren's BAP graduate student profiles, go here: https://baikalproject.artsrn.ualberta.ca/team/bourgeois-rebecca/?portfolioCats=5%2C6%2C7%2C8%2C9 https://baikalproject.artsrn.ualberta.ca/team/michelman-lauren/?portfolioCats=5%2C6%2C7%2C8%2C9  

2019-06-10T10:19:31-06:00Categories: News, Media & Public Outreach|Tags: , |

Christian Leipe BAP archaeobotanical analysis featured in Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper article!

Thank you to Dr. Pavel Tarasov for sharing the following BHAP/BAP news!: The Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese national newspaper with a 140-year history and a daily readership of more than 9 million copies every morning, recently published an article about ancient barley seeds excavated from the Hamanaka 2 site on Rebun Island. The story, written by a Japanese journalist, is based on the samples obtained through the BHAP international summer school excavations and on the archaeobotanical analysis performed by [...]

2019-05-21T12:22:22-06:00Categories: News, Media & Public Outreach|Tags: |

Pavel Tarasov gives public lecture at the Institute of Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Siberian Branch)

Pavel Tarasov gave a public lecture within the framework of the BAP at the Institute of Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Siberian Branch) in the Akademgorodok of Irkutsk on March 21st, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. The title of his lecture was "Environments during the spread of anatomically modern humans across Asia: What do we know and what would we like to know?" The 60 minute lecture was presented in Russian in the conference hall of the Institute of [...]

2019-05-21T11:55:08-06:00Categories: Media & Public Outreach|Tags: |

Dr. Andrzej Weber interviewed for Faculty of Arts News, University of Alberta

Dr. Andrzej Weber recently gave an interview to the Faculty of Arts, and the story is now up on Arts News. It will also be shared on social media, and be included in Anthology and the University of Alberta’s alumni newsletter Work of Arts Express. Title: Discovery helps international team of researchers better understand changes experienced by hunter-gatherers over hundreds of thousands of years Led by Faculty of Arts’ archaeologist Andrzej Weber, two decades of research yields fresh insight into [...]

2019-03-18T10:47:42-06:00Categories: News, Media & Public Outreach|Tags: |

Dr. Andrzej Weber gives public lecture at Irkutsk State University

Dr. Andrzej Weber gave a public lecture on Saturday, February 16, at the Irkutsk State University entitled “25 years of joint research by the Russian-Canadian archaeological expedition on Lake Baikal”. The lecture was filmed and is posted on Facebook here: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2324752147555620&id=100000625718642 Photo credit: Photograph by FotoVostSib Восточная Сибир https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1223770934447117&type=1&l=da0390f4c1

2019-03-15T11:59:57-06:00Categories: Media & Public Outreach|Tags: |

Dr. Ian Scharlotta (Fraser-Shapiro) presents public lecture at La Purisima Mission

Dr. Ian Scharlotta (Fraser-Shapiro) recently presented a public lecture on Archaeology Day hosted by La Purisima Mission State Historic Park near Lompoc, California on October 20th, 2018. His talk was a public lecture about radiocarbon offset corrections and expanding on how scientific archaeological data helps to make management decisions for base CRMs and private firms. From La Purisima Mission Archaeology Day Facebook Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/711161242571030/ October is Archaeology month in California, and to celebrate La Purisima Mission is hosting our [...]

2019-03-15T12:01:22-06:00Categories: News, Media & Public Outreach|Tags: |

Dr. Andrzej Weber gives public lecture at the Vancouver Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Andrzej Weber gave a public lecture at the Vancouver Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on December 1, 2018. Location: The University of British Columbia - Lecture Hall No. 2, Woodward Instructional Resources Centre (2194 Health Sciences Mall) Title: Climate Change and Middle Holocene hunter-gatherers of the Baikal region in Siberia https://globalreportingcentre.org/climate-change-and-problem-solving-amongst-prehistoric-hunter-gatherers-a-case-study-from-lake-baikal/ Since 1916, the Vancouver Institute (https://globalreportingcentre.org/vancouver-institute/) has brought the University of British Columbia and Vancouver community together through free public lectures and discussions. Driven by volunteer membership and [...]

2019-03-15T12:01:53-06:00Categories: News, Media & Public Outreach|Tags: |