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Training Opportunities in Archaeology: Detection Dogs in Archaeology Workshop

Detection Dogs in Archeology Workshop 2023 

Participants will receive training to understand when to employ HRD dog survey in archeological settings, methods, and how to interpret results. Field exercises will demonstrate best practices regarding HRD dog survey under various circumstances. Workshop instructors include certified dog handler teams, leading experts in HRD dog survey, and professional archeologists leading the development of this practice. Field exercises will take place at various points of interest at Poverty Point, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and earthwork complex. 

Full Workshop AnnouncementDetection Dogs in Archeology Workshop 2023 (U.S. National Park Service) (

Dates: May 9 – 11, 2023. The workshop will begin at 8 am on Tuesday, May 9 and end at 5 pm on Thursday, May 11.  

Location: Poverty Point World Heritage Site, 6859 LA-577, Pioneer, LA 71266. 

Cost: Regular participants: $600. Student participants: $300. 

How to register: Visit our full workshop announcement link above for registration. 

Contact: Sadie Schoeffler, [email protected] (337) 257-6045, or Tad Britt, [email protected] (318) 521-5641. 

Training Opportunities in Archaeology: Advances for Non-destructive Investigation Workshop

Current Archeological Prospection: Advances for Non-destructive Investigations Workshop 2023 

The workshop is organized to provide a practical introduction to ground-based geophysical and other remote sensing techniques that are commonly used for the purposes of identifying, evaluating, and preserving archeological resources. Among these ground-based methods are magnetometry, ground-penetrating radar, earth resistance, metal detecting, conductivity, and magnetic susceptibility. Other techniques that receive attention include terrestrial and airborne lidar, and aerial color and thermal infrared imaging. Lectures cover theory of operation, survey methods, data processing, and interpretation. Participants also have daily opportunities to gain introductory level, hands-on experience in the field. 

Full Workshop AnnouncementCurrent Archeological Prospection Workshop 2023 (U.S. National Park Service) (

Dates: May 22 – 26, 2023. The workshop will begin at 8 am on Monday, May 22 and end at 5 pm on Friday, May 26. 

Location: The Campus of Cowley College, 125 South 2nd Street, Arkansas City, KS 67005. Field exercises will take place at two nearby locations. 

Cost: Regular participants: $800. Student participants: $500. 

How to register: Visit our full workshop announcement for registration. 

Contact: Dr. Adam Wiewel (402) 437-5392 x139 or [email protected], Tad Britt, [email protected] (318) 521-5641, or, Sadie Schoeffler, [email protected] (337) 257-6045. 

Free Access to Articles: Byzantine Studies

To celebrate the SPBS Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, enjoy free access to a special collection of articles from Cambridge’s Classics journals.

Where not already Open Access, content is free to read and download until the end of April 2023. The articles include:

  • Did the Byzantines call themselves Byzantines? Elements of Eastern Roman identity in the imperial discourse of the seventh century – Panagiotis Theodoropoulos, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies
  • Law, custom and myth: Aspects of the social position of women in classical Athens – John Gould, The Journal of Hellenic Studies
  • A lead figurine from Toprakhisar Höyük: magico-ritual objects in the Syro-Anatolian Middle Bronze Age – Murat Akar and Demet Kara, Anatolian Studies

Click here to view the full collection