The Contemporary Relevance of Archaeology Project
The place of archaeology in modern society
In 2007 Joe Flatman co-chaired a session at the Society for
Historical Archaeology Conference entitled ‘The Contemporary Relevance of
Archaeology’, exploring the place of archaeology in modern society – both how
archaeology is viewed by society and how archaeology can contribute to decision
making and social planning.
Since that time Joe has been undertaking independent and collaborative research in this field, resulting in a series of publications and events.
- Flatman, J. in prep (publication) Archaeology: A Beginners Guide. Oxford: Oneworld Books.
- Flatman, J. in preparation The Past, Present and Future of Rescue Archaeology in England, Post-Classical Archaeologies 2 (2012).
- Rockman, M. and Flatman, J. (eds.) 2012 Archaeology in Society: Its Relevance in the Modern World. New York: Springer.
- Flatman, J. 2011 Becoming an Archaeologist: A Guide to Professional Pathways. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.