Society of Archaeological Masters Students Conference
Publication date: Mar 05, 2013 12:03 PM
Mar 09, 2013 10:00 AM
End: Mar 09, 2013 06:00 PM
Location: Room 612, 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
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.