Update – the actuality of the archaeological past

I have contributed little to this site Since 2016. I have been writing (Greece and Rome: a new model of antiquity), running experiments in fieldwork (Borderlands), exploring applied archaeology (with a host of organizations and corporations), asking questions of the proper role of the academic, the researcher, the scholar. In this contemporary condition of global…

Palo Alto History Museum

Project: Future of the Past – [Link] This week I helped run a workshop as part of the planning and fundraising for a history museum for Palo Alto. The Board, led by Rich Green, are a very fine and dedicated group. I was a member from 2014-2016. Here’s a short video from Doug Kreitz making…

automobility past and future

Project: Future of Mobility. [Link] Cars – Accelerating the Modern World An exhibition at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London Running into February 2020. The exhibition is one of the very first in a major international museum to acknowledge the extraordinary significance of the automobile, as its design, engineering, and significance evolve. There’s a…