What is ‘European archaeology’? What should it be?

Staša BabiĆ, Raimund Karl, Monika MilosavljeviĆ, Koji Mizoguchi, Carsten Paludan-Müller, Tim Murray, John Robb, Nathan Schlanger, Alessandro Vanzetti

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European archaeology’ is an ambiguous and contested rubric. Rooted in the political histories of European archaeology, it potentially unites an academic field and provides a basis for international collaboration and inclusion, but also creates essentialized identities and exclusionary discourses. This discussion article presents a range of views on what European archaeology is, where it comes from, and what it could be.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-35
Number of pages32
JournalEuropean Journal of Archaeology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology


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