IfA produces a quarterly magazine called The Archaeologist, which takes a looks current issues that concern professional archaeologists.
Each edition offers a feature article concerned with aspects of the profession seen from a variety of perspectives alongside member news, book reviews and short articles. We occasionally include an interview or debate article which aims to bring current news and views to all members.
Each issue highlights our new members alongside member news, and our Registered Organisations often provide updates and project news.
If you have some news you would like to pass on to other members, or a project are keen to promote, please get in touch with the magazine editor, Amanda Forster (email@example.com). Amanda would also like to here from anyone with an idea for an debate article, or a subject for our interviews.
Each issue of The Archaeologist has a themed feature article, which tends to include a collection of shorter articles. Forthcoming themes are highlighted after the editorial of each magazine, along with submission dates.
Guidance on submitting articles can be found here
The latest editions are free to all members, who can download them here; non-members can purchase a copy for £10 - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that editions of The Archaeologist published within the last year are not available for download to non-members (members will need to be logged in).
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The Archaeologist - past issues
The Archaeologist 88 - Summer 2013
Valuing the profession The Archaeologist 87 - Spring 2013
CPD in the real world The Archaeologist 86 - Winter 2012
Adding value to development The Archaeologist 85 - Autumn 2012
IfA Conference 2012 The Archaeologist 84 –Summer 2012
Metamorphosis; the changing heritage sector The Archaeologist 83 –Spring 2012
Southport and beyond The Archaeologist 82 - Winter 2011
Best practice in community archaeology The Archaeologist 81 - Autumn 2011
IfA conference The Archaeologist 80 - Summer 2011
Best archaeology of the 21st century The Archaeologist 79 - Spring 2011
Archaeology of the islands The Archaeologist 78 - Winter 2010
Management of rural sites The Archaeologist 77 - Autumn 2010
IfA Conference The Archaeologist 76 - Summer 2010
The structures of British archaeology The Archaeologist 75 - Spring 2010
The archaeology of Wales The Archaeologist 74 - Winter 2009
Archaeology in Scotland The Archaeologist 73 - Autumn 2009
The IfA Conference 2009 and the Annual Reprt The Archaeologist 72 - Summer 2009
Recession, heritage protection and treatment of human burials The Archaeologist 71 - Spring 2009
New Techniques for prospection, dating and identification The Archaeologist 70 - Winter 2008
Heritage Protection The Archaeologist 69 - Autumn 2008
IfA Conference 2008 & Annual report The Archaeologist 68 - Summer 2008
Archaeology in Europe The Archaeologist 67 - Spring 2008
Training in archaeology The Archaeologist 66 - Winter 2007
Climate change and the historic environment The Archaeologist 65 - Autumn 2007
IfA conference 2007 & Annual report The Archaeologist 64 - Spring 2007
Post-medieval archaeology The Archaeologist 63 - Winter 2006
Archaeological field survey The Archaeologist 62 - Autumn 2006
Archaeology and urban regeneration The Archaeologist 61 - Summer 2006
Archaeology and identity The Archaeologist 60 - Spring 2006
Archaeology of medieval Britain The Archaeologist 59 - Winter 2006
Environmental archaeology The Archaeologist 58 - Autumn 2005
Working with finds The Archaeologist 57 - Summer 2005
Working in historic towns The Archaeologist 56 - Spring 2005
Prehistoric Britain The Archaeologist 55 - Winter 2005
Buildings Archaeology The Archaeologist 54 - Autumn 2004
Maritime Archaeology The Archaeologist 53 - Summer 2004
The Liverpool Conference (including Annual Report 2004) The Archaeologist 52 - Spring 2004
Early Medieval and Anglo-Saxon archaeology. (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 51 - Winter 2004
Archaeology and the community The Archaeologist 50 - Autumn 2003
Celebrating 21 Years of IFA The Archaeologist 49 - Summer 2003
The Bangor Conference (including Annual Report 2003). (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 48 - Spring 2003
The archaeology of Roman Britain. (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 47 - Winter 2003
Archaeology and agriculture. (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 46 - Autumn 2002
The future of archaeological services: What are the priorities?. (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 45 - Summer 2002
Archaeology and the public. (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 44 - Spring 2002
Excavating and understanding human burial. (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 43 - Winter 2002
Training and education in archaeology. (Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 42 - Autumn 2001
(Contents Page Only) The Archaeologist 41 - Summer 2001
The Newcastle Conference. (Contents Page Only) Index to The Archaeologist 1-50