Saturday, March 16, 2019

“Alt-Wrong: Archaeology vs. the Populist Right”


Please join us for a talk by Paul Racher on
“Alt-Wrong: Archaeology Versus the Populist Right”
A look at the role of archaeologists as Canada and Ontario grapple with right wing populism.

At 7pm on Wednesday, April 10th in the Thompson Room at the North Simcoe Recreation Centre, Midland, Ontario
Open to public - No admission charge

Paul Racher is Vice-President, Operations of Archaeological Research Associates and teaches Cultural Resource Management at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has a B.A. in Prehistoric Archaeology from Wilfrid Laurier University and an M.A. in anthropology from McMaster University. He began his career as a heritage professional in 1986. Over the two and a half decades since, he has overseen the completion of several hundred archaeological and cultural heritage contracts. He holds professional licence #P-007 with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport (MTCS). Paul is an Associate at the Heritage Resources Centre, a heritage think tank at the University of Waterloo, and a professional member of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP). He also holds memberships in the Association of Professional Archaeologists (APA), and the past president of Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS).

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