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HMS 2012 Conference

Publication date: May 14, 2012 04:37 PM

Start: Oct 06, 2012 12:00 AM

Location: SS Great Britain, Bristol, England

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The Historical Metallurgy Society will be hosting their annual conference on the 6th of October in the SS Great Britain, Bristol, England. The conference in entitled Not so much Gold, Silver, Bronze - more Copper, Zinc and Brass and is sure to be relevant to all archaeometallurgists.

Focusing on non-ferrous metals, this year's conference will explore the thematic theme of communication; that is communication of ideas, metals as communication tools and the role of non-ferrous metallurgy in the slave trade. It will be held within the stunning decor of the world's first great ocean liner dating to the Victorian period, the SS Great Britain. The conference will be complemented by an excursion the following day to local Roman lead workings and post-medieval copper works.

For more information and to register, please visit the HMS website.

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