Archaeology, heritage, history and TV

Adam Ford, Dig International, Ocean Grove, Victoria
ABC1’s Who’s Been Sleeping In My House uses archaeological and historical approaches to investigate the people, stories and fabric of historic homes across Australia. It is also a rare example of an Australian made program about heritage both showing on Australian TV and also focusing on Australia’s past. In this informal session the presenter Adam Ford relates his experience with the program, including the challenges of translating professional archaeological & cultural heritage management approaches into an accessible and entertaining TV format. For more information about the show see
http://www.abc.net.au/tv/whosbeensleeping/
All welcome!
 
Date & Time: Thursday March 22nd 12 noon to 1.00pm
Location: To be advised - please check back on this page as we are currently working on numbers!

RSVP:
m.arumugam@uq.edu.au
 
About the speaker
With an archaeological career spanning over 20 years and on expeditions across the world, Adam Ford has thrown his energy, enthusiasm and humour into unlocking the mysteries of the past. From Cold War bunkers in England to Bronze Age cities on the Euphrates, remote caves in the Jordan Valley, shipwrecks in Western Australia and burials in Barbados, Adam has dug, dived, abseiled and trekked his way into history. He currently presents the Australian ABC TV series Who's Been Sleeping In My House and is a senior team member on the UQ-Liverpool led excavations at Neolithic Boncuklu Höyük, Turkey.
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