Podcasts de Indiana Jones

The Role of Major Archaeological Organizations: Archaeological Institute of America

Archaeological organizations function in a variety of different ways to promote the message of archaeology to the...

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Who Were the Ancient Maya?

Scholars and the general public alike are fascinated by the ancient Maya, a people whose culture and domain extended...

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Approaches to “Disaster Archaeology”: Excavations at Contemporary Disaster Sites

Our series on Archaeology and Relevance has unique applications to the very real issues of contemporary conflict and...

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The Archaeology of the Holocaust: A Window into the Documentation of Genocide

With the exception of a not insignificant minority of revisionists and Holocaust deniers the record of this most...

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Indiana Jones..... Myth's, Realities and 21st Century Archaeology

The Ridges Basin Valley of Colorado is the location of an intensive archaeological program that has resulted in the...

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The Scientific Background to Human Origins Research

Our survey of the listenership has established the "Human Origins" theme as the most provocative and captivating area...

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The Nexus of Archaeology and Politics in Historic and Contemporary Contexts

Past episodes have demonstrated that archaeology overlaps with broader questions of contemporary life. Our recent...

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Archaeology at the Interface of Religion and Science

Can the archaeological record be summoned to verify the stories of the Bible? Religious faith remains strong in many...

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Jesus, Archaeology, and the Origins of Christianity: Recent Findings and Theories

This week the host explores a true "Indiana Jones" theme, which fascinated not only scholars, but also the general...

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“Not Your Father’s Archaeology”: The Interface of Archaeology, Science, and Technology

Advanced archaeological science techniques currently supplement traditional pedestrian survey and excavation. In the...

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Texas Beyond History: The Virtual Museum of Texas’ Cultural Heritage

The information age and the emergence of social networking have given archaeology an unprecedented public education...

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So You Want to be an Archaeologist?

What is involved in pursuing a professional archaeological career in this day and age? How does it vary from a...

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The Archaeologist as a Novelist: Communicating the Message

A common refrain amongst archaeologists is that they often manage to make an exciting topic remarkably mundane. The...

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“Whither the Stone Age?”: Stone Tools and the Origins of Us

The current fascination with human origins is all about changes in human evolution, the shape of the human form and...

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100 Years Later: Role of Innovative Technologies and Archaeology in the Unraveling of the Titanic’s History

This week’s episode is dedicated to one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century, which fascinates millions...

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"Digging for Fun and Profit": Commercialization of Archaeology in Mass Media

The Impact of Cable TV on Archaeology's Image Two recent television series have thrust archaeology's image into...

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Special Encore Presentation: Archaeology and the Law: A Current Assessment

Archaeology was typically viewed as an academic, often esoteric pursuit until the latter 20th century. The emergence...

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