Welcome to the Society for Historical Archaeology

Welcome to sha.org, the official website of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Historical Archaeology is the study of the material remains of past societies that also left behind documentary and oral histories. This subfield of archaeology studies the emergence, transformation, and nature of the Modern World.

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Thu., Jan 05, 2017
Representing the SHA at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference Kevin Gidusko, PEIC Chair   In early December thousands of this country’s best and brightest social studies educators congregated in Washington D.C. for the 96th National Council for the Social

Tue., Jan 03, 2017
Hi there, everyone. Mason here. I’ve pulled down all of the Christmas lights and boxed up the tree so it’s time to roll up my sleeves and get ready for this year’s annual conference. Though I’m hoping you know the particulars by

Sun., Jan 01, 2017
In recognition of the 50th anniversary meeting of the SHA – to be held this week in Fort Worth, TX – the History Committee of the SHA is building an online exhibit celebrating 50 years of SHA. Check out all program covers from the past 50 years and an interactive map of past meeting