Let's start! One-day conference on Multidisciplinary Archaeology

The first RAINDROPS event will be to co-host a one-day conference on Trends in Multidisciplinary Archaeology. This conference is part of the annual Archaeology day (Jornades de Arqueologia) organised by Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Humanities and the Institute of History Jaume Vicens i Vives (IUHJVV). The event will take place on January 9th (9.30-18.00) in the Auditorium Mercè Rodoreda of UPF Campus Ciutadella. Attendance is free though space is limited. Here is the conference abstract and program: Born within the beaux-arts and raised inside the humanities and the social sciences, archaeology has long emerged from its original antiquarian purposes. Current archaeology routinely

Behind the curtains (after I got the project). Part III: getting the project ready to start.

Once the selection process is over, you receive several communications from the ERC. First you get the results of the external experts revisions. In my case, the project was reviewed by 8 international experts who judged the research project, the scientific approach as well as my academic profile. All the reviews offered some suggestions and tips on how to make sure the project can be satisfactorily completed. None of the reviewers or the pane members will probably read this, but I would like to thank them all for their work. Now comes the bureaucratic part. The project is assigned a project manager and an ethic assessor. As RAINDROPS includes ethnoarchaeological interviews, fieldwork outsid

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