Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

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Community engagement


The Public Archaeology Program was put on hold this summer due to COVID and we hope to be back in 2021.

Meanwhile we have some new and exciting online exercises that are targeted at Grade 7-12 students. If you are an educator and need more information please check out our community engagement page! 

Browse our other community engagement projects. Including, Aboriginal Youth Engagement and Digitally Preserving Alberta's Heritage.

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News and announcements

Humans have been altering the environment with fire for at least 85,000 years: new study

UCalgary research team offers key contributions to Yale-led paper...

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Graduate Students' Association announces recipients of 2020-21 GSA Awards

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UCalgary African Studies program set for significant growth

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Undergrads conduct reconciliatory research with Indigenous communities

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In the media

In the News: Amanda Melin, Anthropology and Archaeology, in CTV News

Capuchin monkey poop sheds light on human evolution for Calgary-led global research team

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In the News: Vivek Venkataraman, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Conversation Canada

Women were successful big-game hunters, challenging beliefs about ancient gender roles

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In the News: Julio Mercader, Anthropology and Archaeology, in The Middle East North Africa Financial Network

Diving in the icy depths: the scientists studying what climate change is doing to the Arctic Ocean

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In the News: Amanda Melin, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Hindustan Times

Genome study of Capuchin monkey uncovers hints on its large brain, long life

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