Below is the abstract I submitted for the 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference. Learning and teaching in experimental archaeology The ways in which past peoples communicated knowledge is of considerable importance to studies of technological processes, and is an area in which experimental archaeology could prove highly informative. Whilst some teaching of experimental work takes place… Continue reading 6th Experimental Archaeology Conference – abstract
The Historical Metallurgy Society introduces Royalty, Religion and Rust! Spring Meeting and AGM. 4th-5th June 2011. Helmsley, North Yorkshire We are interested in any papers covering metallurgy in any form (archaeological, historical, scientific or practical reconstructions). Papers on both ferrous and non-ferrous papers welcome from any place or period of time as long as they… Continue reading HMS Spring Meeting – Royalty, religion and rust
I am extremely pleased to say we have confirmed the last chairperson for the Historical Metallurgy Society's Research in Progress meeting, 2010! In total we have four sessions being chaired by; Justine Bayley, Duncan Hook (British Museum), Marcos Martinón-Torres (UCL) and David A. Scott (UCLA). I am extremely pleased and grateful to the chairs for… Continue reading Confirmed chair persons for HMS Research in Progress 2010
We are happy to announce to the finalised programme for the Historical Metallurgy Society's Research in Progress meeting, 2010! The Annual Research in Progress meeting is designed to allow people working on subjects related to historical, archaeological and industrial metallugy to come and discuss their research in an open and interested atmosphere. Miljana and I… Continue reading Programme for HMS Research in Progress Announced!
Last week I volunteered at the Historical Metallurgy Society's Accidental and Experimental Archaeology Conference. The meeting was organised by David Dungworth of English Heritage, and Roger Doonan of Sheffield University, and took place at West Dean College, near Chichester. A number of UCL students arrived on Tuesday to help with the set-up for the conference,… Continue reading HMS Accidental and Experimental Archaeology Conference
As I mentioned previously, I'm organising the one-day, current work in metallurgy conference for the Historical Metallugy Society. We're holding it at UCL, on Wednesday 10th November. This is rather exciting, and we're hoping to get lots of interesting people to speak. I'd particularly like to get a few people from outside academia to come… Continue reading HMS Research in Progress 2010!
In a surprising burst of motivation and enthusiasm I offered to organise the Historical Metallurgy Society's Research in Progress meeting for 2010 with a colleague of mine. I have spent the whole of today watching hawk-like over my email as I have sent numerous letters back and forth, but I have successfully settled on a… Continue reading HMS Research in Progress meeting 2010
I've just seen a conference that I really, really want to go to. Land and natural resources in the Roman World, Brussels, 2011, May Thu. 26th – Sat. 28th. Roman Society Research Center (VUB/UGent). The topics under discussion are: The availability of natural resources Ownership and Control Organisation and modes of exploitation Exploitation and processing… Continue reading CFP Land and natural resources in the Roman World Conference
38th International Symposium of Archaeometry, Tampa, Florida. I've been keeping my camera handy during presentations, poster sessions and trips out. The photographs can be found here, in one of my Picassa albums. Copyright is mine, and the photos are small - if you'd like a better copy of one of them let me know.
I was going to wait for my supervisor to get back to me before I posted up the drafts of my posters. However I'm a little stalled on the second one, and would like some feedback on the first, so here it is! Poster 84 - Returning meaning to metal-detected objects Please bear in mind… Continue reading Posters for ISA2010 – opinions sought!