Archaeology Day Symposium 2023: Face-to-Face

Saturday March 25, 2023
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a day of research presentations, lightning talks and posters under themes of experiential learning, interactive experiences, and collaborative practice, on March 25th at 9:30AM.

UBC’s annual Archaeology Day Symposium will take place in the Anthropology Sociology Building and will be live-streamed through zoom. The theme of this year’s Archaeology Day is learning by doing, face-to-face practice and experimental archaeology. Living in a virtual world for the last few years has left the archaeological community with a deep desire to reconnect in-person —face to face. The ability for us to understand and connect with our past rests in being able to handle and engage with material culture in-person. This way of undertaking experiential learning and research provides avenues to comprehend how things were made, how they were shared, and what value they held for communities in the past. The theme also encompasses reciprocal knowledge exchange —the ways different communities (academic, Indigenous, public) can learn from each other when we engage face-to-face.

Archaeology Day is free to attend, we just ask that you register in advance. A secure zoom link will be emailed to all registrants in advance. Snack, coffee/tea and lunch will be provided free of charge.

Please contact Camilla Speller ( if you have any questions about the symposium.

To Register:

2023 Archaeology Day Program (pdf download):

UBC Archaeology Day 2023 Program and Abstracts

Archaeology Day Location: 

UBC Anthropology Sociology Building (room 207)
Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the hən̓ q̓ əmin̓ əm̓ speaking Musqueam (xwməθkwəy̓ əm) people.

And on Zoom (link sent upon registration).