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Archaeology in York 2012 Day Conference - Saturday 10th November

posted 7 Sep 2012, 04:36 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 19 Jan 2013, 16:30 ]
Archaeology in York 2012 Day Conference - Saturday 10th November - 10am to 430pm

Temple Hall, University of York St John, Lord Mayors Walk, York

This exciting one-day conference will allow delegates to learn about some of the archaeological work that has been carried out in York during 2012. The subjects covered are diverse, from prehistoric landscapes to the archaeology of the railways in the 19th and 20th centuries. The speakers are all experts in their particular areas.

The conference is aimed at full-time archaeologists, members of community archaeology groups and history societies, students and members of the public who are interested in the heritage of this special city. You will be able to meet, exchange information, make new contacts, create new networks and extend existing ones.

The conference will tell delegates about the huge range of exciting archaeological fieldwork and research that has been carried out by archae-ologists and historic buildings specialists during 2012.

Highlights of the 2012 conference will include an opportunity to hear about the exciting work that is being carried out on York’s railway heritage. This Includes the excavation and recording of three railway roundhouses and an assessment of the buildings that once stood or still stand between the Rail-way Station and Water End.

The fee for the conference is £15. This includes tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival and in the afternoon and delegate pack. Lunch is not provided. There is a cafeteria on-site at York St John and there are several cafes and sandwich shops close-by.

Please book using the attached booking form.


10—1030 Registration and coffee

1030 Welcome and Introduction Cllr Sonja Crisp Cabinet Member for Leisure, Culture, Tourism and Social In-clusion, City of York Council

1040 Excavations at All Saints Peaseholme Green, Haymar-ket Car-Park, York 2012, Ben Reeves and Arran John-son, York Archaeological Trust

1110 Archaeological Investigations at Heslington East: a summary and key implications, Cath Neal, University of York

1140 Human Remains from All Saints Fishergate, Lauren McIntyre, University of Sheffield

1210 Discussion

1230 LUNCH

Please note, lunch is not provided. There is a cafeteria on site and several sandwich shops and cafes nearby

1330 Investigations at York Engineers’ Triangle, Phil Emery, Ramboll

1400 An Assessment of Historic Buildings on the York Cen-tral Site, Alison Sinclair, Bill Fawcett, John Ives

1430 Discussion

1445 Tea

1515 Excavations in the Colonia, West Offices, City of York Council’s new HQ, Tim Robinson, On-Site Archaeology (TBC)

1545 Delivering Public Benefit: an HER for the 21st century John Oxley, City of York Council

1615 Discussion

1630 Close

For more information contact:

John Oxley or Verlie Riley
City of York Council
9 St Leonards Place

Phone: 01904 551346 or 01904 551671
Fax: 01904 551644
twitter: @yorkarchaeology
Paul Brayford,
7 Sep 2012, 04:36