IAMS Summer School 2019
9:00 am, 24 June 2019 to 5:00 pm, 05 July 2019
The 2019 IAMS Summer School will take place at the UCL Institute of Archaeology from 24 June - 5 July.
Room 209Institute of Archaeology31-34 Gordon SquareLondonWC1H 0PYUnited Kingdom
Running for more than two decades, the IAMS Summer School in Archaeo-metallugy is offered to anyone interested in the archaeology of metallurgy. The course is aimed at professionals, academics, students, and enthusiasts and covers a diverse range of topics, including mining, metal production, experimental reconstruction, field methods, and the analysis of metallic artefacts. Lectures will cover both ferrous and non-ferrous metals, involve artefact handling sessions, and demonstrate a variety of investigative techniques (metallography, SEM-EDS, and pXRF).
The Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) is an international body whose purpose is to initiate and promote research into the origins and developments of mining and metallurgy and its culture-historical significance, from its earliest, prehistoric beginnings to recent times.
- £250 per week
- Two weeks: £400
Some additional subsidies may be available for students in financial hardship.