Image with the autograph of José Leite de Vasconcelos (one of the most important “archaeologists” from the beginning of the 20th century) taken from Cardoso, 2012. What if we tell you that knowing and understanding the past is not only important in Archaeology and History, but also in every science… Read More »Is History important in Archaeological Sciences?
On the 12th of June the Master’s and PhD students from the Archaeology course at the Universidade do Algarve joined in for a GIS workshop (Geographic Information System). This workshop, offered by researcher and teacher from ICArEHB, Dr. Célia Gonçalves (a GIS specialist), focused on teaching us the basics of… Read More »Putting GIS on the map.
Have you ever had problems with missing images and captions in Microsoft Word documents? Images that don’t stand still on a page? Have you ever spent hours formatting texts, indexes, and lists of figures? Well, if so, this post is definitely for you. It really doesn’t matter if you are… Read More »Is MS Word giving you too much trouble?
We could define archaeologists as people who study human history and prehistory, and who also try to understand and develop interpretative theories about past communities. They do this through the excavation of archaeological sites and the analysis of archaeological materials or other physical remains. So essentially, we could say archaeologists… Read More »What is an archaeologist anyway?