The International Practice group provides a forum for archaeologists, historic environment and
cultural heritage professionals working on international projects and initiatives (or based outside the UK and
the Republic of Ireland), and advise CIfA Advisory Council on issues relevant to international practice of archaeological and
cultural heritage management.
The International Practice Group will be acting as a think tank for the delivery of the CIfA strategic plan, with particular focus on:
Membership is free to CIfA members (£10 for non-members). To join, please contact us by email (groups [at] archaeologists.net), or via the CIfA office at Tel: 0118 378 6446
Chair - VACANT
Secretary - VACANT
Ordinary members of the Committee
Specialist group liaisons/advisors
Evelyne Godfrey (ICOM-UK)
Zsolt Magyar (Central & Eastern Europe)
Kevin Wooldridge (Scandinavia)
John Sode Woodhead (Israel/Middle East)
The International Practice Group is now on LinkedIn. Please do join up to participate in discussions, provide feedback and receive regular updates on group activities. If you’re on LinkedIn please visit the group page here
We have recently introduced specialist competence matrices, which have been compiled by our CIfA special interest groups and are tailored to their specific areas. These are to assist applicants and the Validation committee to see where you demonstrate the grade applied for.
The protection of world heritage sites and resources under threat
Please read this flyer outlining a call for mobilisation of CIfA talents and capabilities. On the second page there is a survey - please complete and return by post to the CIfA office or by email to jen.wooding [at] archaeologists.net
The International Practice Group are working on the production of guides for anybody wishing to work in archaeology overseas. These contain a variety of useful information - guides to working in Norway and Hungary have already been produced. Let Jen know if you would like to produce one to help share information! She can be contacted via email at jen.wooding [at] archaeologists.net
To be announced...
To be announced...
IPSIG held their AGM meeting at the CIfA2016 conference in Leicester in April. An overview of the groups activity was presented, which can be viewed here. The minutes of the meeting will be available shortly.
IPSIG hosted their Summer social: A summer night at the museum in May 2015. This involved a visit to the Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation exhibition at the British Museum, London followed by a social evening in a nearby pub.
Conference: IPSIG session
IPSIG hosted a session at the 2014 IfA Conference in Glasgow entitled Research without boundaries.
Below are the pdf's of some of the presentations.