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York: Archaeology and the Public Realm - 23 Nov 2011

posted 23 Aug 2011, 05:26 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 23 Jan 2012, 12:43 ]
Hosted by the Institute for Public Understanding of the Past
 in partnership with The Department of Archaeology, University of York, this half-day conference is devoted to the relationship between the material past and the public realm. The conference highlights not only some of the depictions of archaeology and archaeologists in broadcast media, but also explores the ways in which archaeology can be a truly participatory, grass-roots, activity through involving community groups with excavation projects.

1:30pm–5:30pm, The Philip Rahtz Lecture Theatre (K/133), The King’s Manor, University of York

Followed by a Drinks Reception

Confirmed speakers include Michael Wood (TV Presenter & Writer), Suzie Thomas (CBA), Cath Neal (University of York), Peter Connelly and Jon Kenny (both York Archaeological Trust). 

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