Adapting to Landscapes: The Archaeology of Water on the Australian Goldfields
Start: Apr 29, 2013 05:30 PM
Location: Room 209, Institute of Archaeology
The seminar on the Archaeology of Water on the Australian Goldfields is sponsored by the World Archaeology Section and all are welcome to attend.
Dr Susan Lawrence is interested in the archaeology of British
colonisation, gender, and material culture studies. Her research has
focussed on the Australian gold rush, the colonial whaling industry,
the pastoral frontier, and comparative studies of nineteenth-century
Dr Peter Davies undertook his PhD at La Trobe University on the material and social life
of an early-twentieth-century forest community and worked on the ARC-Linkage Project, ‘An Archaeology
of Institutional Confinement: the Hyde Park Barracks 1848-1886’ (2008-11).
They are co-authors of a major new synthesis of Australian historical archaeology, An Archaeology of Australia Since 1788, published by Springer in 2010.
The seminar will be followed by a wine reception in the Staff Common Room (Room 609).
Any enquiries about the event may be directed to Andrew Reynolds.