You can also download the conference booklet with schedule and abstracts via this link.
Day 1: Thursday 2nd June
|Introduction: Prof. Yannis Hamilakis
|Session 1: Experiencing the Past. Chair: Grant Cox.
|The Herculaneum Amazon Project: One year on
|Transformations of the Winchester Cathedral Close from the Seventh Century Saxon Church to the current Cathedral through the analysis of visual representation
|The Stripping of the Box-Pews: Discovering the Lost Churches of the Long Reformation
|Beyond the Looking Glass: A question of tactile access to museum collections
|Session 2: Living in the Past. Chair: Gareth Beale.
|Lived Experience at Bodiam, Scotney and Ightham in the Later Middle Ages
|There’s No Place Like Home
|Sexual Dimorphism in Human Vertebral Morphology: Facet Joint Orientation and Degenerative Joint Disease
|Architecture and Urbanism in a provincial city: the Roman city of Pollentia (Mallorca, Spain)
|Session 3: Living in the Environment. Chair: Eleanor Williams.
|The Inbetweeners: 4th millennium BC foodways in the Thames Valley, UK
|A Study of Pig Bone Growth Rate in Iron Age and Roman Britain Contexts
|Congenital and developmental spinal defects in the Great Chesterford, Cambridgeshire population.
|Session 4: Living on the Move. Chair: Dave Underhill.
|Modelling dispersal: what colourful sheep can tell us about the first out of Africa?
|The Aterian of north-east Africa and its place in the story of modern human dispersals
|Rodrigo Pacheco Ruiz
|Scilly’s Iron Age: Some Considerations Regarding Connectivity
|Paty Murrieta Flores
|Understanding human movement through spatial technologies. The role of natural areas of transit in the Late Prehistory of South-western Iberia
Book and Cake Sale (during coffee breaks and lunches)
In aid of Asociacion Mexicana de Lucha contra el Cancer, a well-established Mexican organisation that run hospices and offer support for people with cancer and their families. They also conduct research and run education campaigns.
Day 2: Friday 3rd June
Session 5: Living with Objects. Chair: Emilie Sibbesson
|The Fauresmith of South Africa
|Deconstructing Diversity: The Role of Creativity in European Bronze Age Ceramic Craft
|Innovation, coincidence or tantalising connection? Potential relationships between boat building and the development of British tool kits in the Middle-Late Bronze Age
|Studying The Performative Qualities of Late Neolithic Enigmatic Art.
|Session 6: Trade. Chair: Rodrigo Pacheco Ruiz
|Network Analysis of Roman Transport Routes in the Imperial Roman Mediterranean
|A Journey through the Romano-British Countryside
|Cross-cultural relations between England and Northwest Europe AD c.400 – c.1200: with special reference to stone commodities
|Indian Ocean Ceramic Trade: 500-1000 AD
|Session 7: New Approaches to the Historic Environment. Chair: Eleonora Gandolfi
|Materialising Strategies in Archaeological Practice: Photography as a Recording Method and the Perception of Three-Dimensionality
|Applying human-computer interaction methodologies to the study of archaeological research practices
|The Cultural Heritage Sector and the Web: Does the Web really provide new solutions to old problems?
|Understanding the Past, Interpreting the Present: a study of the changing relationship between metal detectorists and archaeologists
|Session 8: Mortuary Archaeology. Chair: Ben Jervis.
|A chronotopic approach to burial analysis
|They came, they saw…they buried: Reconstructing French and English Cluniac funerary practices.
|Persons and Pots: Changes in the Tarquinian Funerary Record and the Performance of Elite Etruscan Self
5.00pm onwards: Key note address by Prof. Tim Champion and Prof. Matthew Johnson: “Reflections on Southampton’s Postgraduate Community”, followed by wine reception and the results of the photography competition.