Explore Our Projects & Fieldwork Opportunities in Archaeology and Historic Preservation in 2020

WHY BALKAN HERITAGE FIELD SCHOOL   

  • The field schools are affiliated with ongoing archaeological or historic preservation projects
  • Supervision and instruction from professionals in the field
  • Exciting field experience in a safe environment
  • Open to all who are ready to learn, discover and travel
  • Universitiy credit hours available for students

VARIETY OF TOPICS & PROJECTS

  • Archaeological digs
  • Conservation of artifacts and sites
  • Computational photography & Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)
  • Photogrammetry & GIS & Archaeometry
  • Our packs combine several projects and sites

VARIETY OF SITES & PERIODS   

  • Prehistoric tell (Neolithic and Chalcolithic)
  • Ancient Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique cities & sites
  • Early Christian & Byzantine, medieval and postmedieval churches & monasteries

VARIETY OF ARTIFACTS & MONUMENTS   

  • Ancient Greek pottery
  • Roman pottery, glassware, mosaics and wall-paintings
  • Historical textile, metal and paper
  • Byzantine and medieval frescoes
  • Epigraphic monuments
Workshops for Interventive & Preventive Conservation of Metal, Paper and Textiles
Greece

Session dates: 17 May - 6 June, 2020  

Romans in Illyricum - Doclea Excavations
Montenegro

+ Optional tour of Dubrovnik, Croatia

   

Season dates: 23 May - 20 June, 2020

''Fresco-Hunting'' Photo Research Expedition to Medieval Balkan Churches
Bulgaria

including a photo tour to Serbia 

     

Season dates: 23 May - 6 June, 2020   

Underwater Archaeology in the Black Sea
Bulgaria

Season dates: 23 May - 18 June, 2020

Workshop for Conservation of Roman Mosaics
North Macedonia

+ Tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece  

Season dates: 6 - 26 June, 2020

Workshops for Conservation of Roman Pottery and Glass
North Macedonia

+ Tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece   

   

Season dates: 6 - 26 June, 2020

Apollonia Pontica Excavation Project
Bulgaria

Season dates: 20 June - 18 July, 2020

Workshop for Conservation of Ancient Greek Pottery
Bulgaria

   

Season dates: 20 June - 4 July 2020

CONSERVATION OF ANCIENT POTTERY PACK
North Macedonia and Bulgaria

Take part in 2 conservation workshops in 2 neighboring European countries in a row

   

Season dates: 6 June - 4 July, 2020      

ANCIENT GREEK PACK
Bulgaria

Take part in the excavations of 2 different types of sites: the temple area of Apollonia Pontica and emporion Pistiros. 

  

Stobi (The Capital City of Macedonia Secunda) Excavation Project
North Macedonia

+ Optional tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece 

   

Season dates: 27 June - 25 July 2020


Neanderthal Crossroads: Excavations at the Middle Paleolithic Site Uzun Mera
North Macedonia

Season dates: 27 June - 18 July, 2020

Tell Yunatsite Excavations – Seeking Europe's First Civilization
Bulgaria

Season dates: 11 July - 8 August 2020

   

Ancient Greeks in the Land of Dionysos - Excavation of Emporion Pistiros, Thrace
Bulgaria

Season dates: 20 July - 17 August, 2020

Byzantine Cold Case File: Excavations of the Early Christian Monastery near Varna on the Black Sea
Bulgaria

Season dates: 20 July - 17 August, 2020

Bona Mansio - Roman Road Station on Via Diagonalis
Bulgaria

Season dates: 22 August - 19 September, 2020