Society of Archaeological Masters Students Conference

Start: Mar 09, 2013 10:00 AM
End: Mar 09, 2013 06:00 PM

Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology

UCL Institute of Archaeology

The Institute's new Society of Archaeological Masters Students (SAMS) is holding its inaugural conference on 9 March.

The theme of this first SAMS conference is 'Archaeology in the 21st century' and papers will be given by current MA and MSc students.  The conference will be followed by a drinks reception and all are welcome.


10.00-10.30: Introductory remarks - Mike Parker Pearson

Theme: Issues in Objects on Display
  • 10.35-11.05: Understanding the Implications of Display for Archaeology in the 21st Century - Davina Kuh Jakobi
  • 11.05-11.35: Questionable salvage styles and difficult exhibition decisions - Clara Merchant and Stacy Bowe
  • 11.35-12.05: Preserving Freud: Conservation challenges at 20 Maresfield Garden - Maria Agova

12.05-13.00: Lunch

Tourism and Heritage
  • 13.05-13.35: Cultural heritage and when tourism goes a step too far- Yvoire, France - Isabelle Ryan
  • 13.35-14.05: Presentation and Re-presentation of tangible and intangible heritage in museums - Minjae Zoh
  • 14.05-14.35: Migrants and Migrations in the Heritage Sector - Roberta (Bobbi) Capozucca

14.35-15.00: Coffee Break

Material Culture and Beyond
  • 15.00-15.30: The Glass industry at Merv - Laura Conger
  • 15.30-16.00: From Mother Shipton to Gerald Gardner: Folklore and Witchcraft at the Rollright Stones - Ethan White
  • 16.00-16.30: Archaeological limitations to studying warfare in antiquity - Jesse Obert

16.30-17.00: Final remarks - Tim Schadla-Hall

17.00-18.00: Reception (Staff Common Room, Room 609)

Any enquiries about the event or SAMS may be directed to Richard Lewis.

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