Project title: AREA. Archives of European Archaeology. Research network dedicated to the history of archaeology with particular emphasis on the archives of the discipline, their promotion and preservation – phase III

Project manager for the Museum: dr Andrzej Prinke

Project duration: 2001-2004

Project funding: CULTURE 2000

Objectives: promoting research on the history of archaeology (including archaeological preservation), (b) analysis, cataloguing and assistance in the preservation of major archaeological archives housing the heritage of the discipline, (c) studying relations between the development of archaeology and formation of cultural and political identity. Larger ventures under the project include numerous publications, an international congress, website, Internet databases and creation of long-term research structures dedicated to the history of archaeology and its relations with politics


Archaeobiograms: the makers of European archaeology, DatabaseDigital library