Graduate Student Conference 2012

Start: Feb 13, 2012 10:00 AM
End: Feb 13, 2012 05:00 PM

Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology

Graduate Student Conference 2012

The 2012 Graduate Student Conference, showcasing current research by graduate students, will take place at the Institute on 13 February.

The annual Graduate Student Conference is a traditional gathering which highlights the diverse research undertaken by graduate students at the Institute of Archaeology, who are able to present their interests and receive feedback in an informal setting.

The conference is sponsored by the Papers from the Institute of Archaeology, the UCL Dean of Students 'Greatest Needs and Opportunities Fund' as well as the Institute's Archaeological Sciences and World Archaeology Sections.


  • 10:00 Early Iron Age Greek Bronzes: Now What?  Vana Orfanou
  • 10:25 The Art of Greek Colonisation: Constructing Identities in Archaic Sicily and Italy  Oliver Lown
  • 10:50 Third Millennium Metallurgy in Upper Mesopotamia  Kristina Franke

    • 11:15 Tea & Coffee Break (Staff Common Room)
  • 11:40 Burying the Hatchet: An Explanation for some Bronze Age Weapons Deposits  Rob Wiseman
  • 12:05 Signing in Stone  Rhiannon Comeau
  • 12:30 An Upholder of Ancient Liberties Against a New-Fangled Tyranny: The Cult of 'St' Thomas of Lancaster  Martin Locker
  • 12:55 Archaeological Sites and the Folklore of Arthur: A Case in South Wales  Tina Paphitis

    • 13:15 Lunch
  • 14:00 Cultural Transmission of Lithic Artefact Traditions: An Experimental Approach  Stuart Page
  • 14:25 Change Your Pot, Change Your Luck  Carmen Ting
  • 14:50 Who or What is Werethekau? A Problematic Inscription (UC 16639)  Ahmed M. Mekawy Ouda

    • 15:15 Tea & Coffee Break (Staff Common Room)
  • 15:40 Why Archaeology took the Right Step, Albeit in the Wrong Direction  Rachel Cox
  • 16:05 Concentrate on the Regulation and Lose the Archaeology!!!  Peter Coe
  • 16:30 Social Media: Creating, Owning and Developing a Professional Identity on the Web  Ruth Fillery-Travis

    • Wine Reception (Staff Common Room)

All Welcome! No need to register.

Attendance is free and includes refreshments and wine reception. 

Any enquiries about the event may be directed to Tina Paphitis.