Graduate Student Conference 2013

Start: Feb 11, 2013 11:30 AM
End: Feb 11, 2013 05:00 PM

Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology

Graduate Student Conference 2013

The 2013 Graduate Student Conference, showcasing current research by graduate students, will take place at the Institute on 11 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 and the Institute's Archaeological Sciences and World Archaeology Sections as well as the UCL Dean of Students.


Session 1: World Archaeology
  • 11.30-11.50 Ben Paites: Beauty and the Beast: The use of monster imagery in the decoration of dress ornaments in Pre-Christian Britain
  • 11.50-12.10 Ethan White. The Anglo-Saxon Cunning Woman: New avenues of research
  • 12.10-12.30 Matilda Duncker. Pagan Monuments, Christian Burials, Seamen: Communally constructed vocabularies of commemoration in Nineteenth Century cemeteries

    • 12.30-12.40 Discussion
    • 12.40-14.00 Lunch
Session 2: Archaeological Sciences
  • 14.00-14.20 Stuart Page. Cultural Transmission of Lithic Artefact Traditions: an experimental approach
  • 14.20-14.40 Mariana Nabais. Middle Palaeolithic Tortoise Use at Gruta da Oliveira (Torres Novas, Portugal)
  • 14.40-15.00 Federico Ugolini. Redefining the Harbours in the Northern and Central Adriatic Sea in the Roman Period. Under the Light of the Geoarchaeological research

    • 15.00-15.10 Discussion
    • 15.10-15.30 Tea/coffee (provided)
Session 3: Heritage
  • 15.30-15.50 Colin Sterling. Photographing Angkor
  • 15.50-16.10 Hwa Jong Lee. The Public Engagement at Archaeological Sites in South Korea: the case of the Prehistorical Festival in Jeongokri site
  • 16.10-16.30 Mia Agova. A painful past commoditised: Rom Ciocolata as commemorative performance
  • 16.30-16.50 Jonathan Gardner. Mega-events, societies and contemporary archaeologies

    • 16.50-17.00 Discussion

All Welcome! Admission is free and there is no need to register.

The conference will be followed by a wine reception in the Staff Common Room (Room 609).

Any enquiries about the event may be directed to the Graduate Student Conference Organisers.