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Call for papers--Conference on the impact of cross-disciplinary conservation on social development

From: Renata Peters <m.peters<-a>
Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Institute of Archaeology Annual Conference 2014 "The impact of
cross-disciplinary conservation on social development" has released
a tentative timetable and presentation abstracts.  The conference
will be held Friday and Saturday, 16-17 May 2014, at the UCL
Institute of Archaeology in Lecture Theatre G6 from 8:30 to 18:00.
Conference posters will be on display all day Friday in room 612.
You can book your tickets at


This conference is sponsored by the UCL Institute of Archaeology
Conference Competition Fund and the UCL Grand Challenge of Cultural

Day 1
Friday 16 May 2014

8.30-9.30 Registration

Session 1

    9.30-9.40 Conference Opening

    9.40-10.05          M. Clavir
                        Conservation and collaboration: a discussion

    10.10-10.30.        A.M. Deisser
                        The nature of culture and culture of nature:
                        conservation perspectives

    10.35-10.55         E.W. Wahome and Mugwima B. Njuguna
                        Conserving for whom? Sociological
                        impediments in heritage conservation in

    11.55-11.25         Break

    11.25-11.30         Opening

    11.30-11.50         C. Collins
                        Conservation as a support for grief and

    11.55-12.15         A. Guy
                        Engaging the public with landscape scale

    12.15-12.45         Discussion

    12.45-1415          Lunch (not provided)

    13.05-14.05         Open Lab (Room 615, 6th floor)

Session 2

    14.15-14.20         Opening

    14.20-14.40         N. Arafat
                        Restoration in a crisis area: a struggle
                        towards development

    14.45-15.05         J. Butterworth
                        The Endangered Archives Programme (EAP): a
                        global approach to saving vulnerable

    15.10-15.30         D. Goodburn-Brown
                        Conservation as a retail opportunity

    15.30-16.00         Break

    16.05-16.10         Opening

    16.10-16.30         C. Magee
                        The Washoe People at Lake Tahoe: the
                        reciprocal relationship of tourism and
                        cultural heritage preservation

    16.35-16.55         R. Peters
                        Conservation and engagement

    16.55-17.25         Discussion

    17.30-20.00         Reception
                        (Staff Common Room, Room 609, 6th floor)

    18.00-19.30         Poster session
                        (Room 612, 6th floor)

Day 2
Saturday 17 May 2014 (Saturday)

9.30-9.50 Registration

Session 3

    10.00-10.10         Opening

    10.10-10.30         E. Pye
                        Conservation and wellbeing

    10.35-10.55         C. Spence
                        Open lab project: successfully addressing
                        the skills deficit of volunteer community
                        archaeologists in Lincolnshire

    11.00-11.20         F. Ravaioli
                        Selecting locally accessible materials for
                        use in preventive conservation

    11.20-11.50         Break


    11.55-12.15         D. Eastop
                        Learning from archives: integrating
                        preservation and access

    12.40-13.00         J. Johnson et al
                        The role of conservation education in
                        reconciliation: the example of the Iraqi
                        Institute for the Conservation of
                        Antiquities and Heritage.

    13.00-13.30         Discussion

    13.30-14.30         Lunch (not provided)

Session 4

    14.30-14.35         Opening

    14.35-14.55         D. Sully
                        Creating conservation communities

    15.00-15.20         P. Greaves et al
                        The Staffordshire Hoard Conservation
                        Programme and the Mercian Trail: reaffirming
                        regional pride in our Anglo-Saxon past

    15.25-15.45         A.T. Ronchi
                        Community involvement in built heritage
                        conservation: a learning tool for local

    15.45-16.15         Break

    16.15-16.20         Opening

    16.20-16.40         G.K. Wafula
                        Archaeological heritage and public benefits:
                        effectiveness of Kenya's legal
                        administrative and policy framework

    16.45-17.05         M. Sibanda
                        Contesting power and knowledge in
                        conservation: a case of Sengwe in Zimbabwe

    17.05-17.35         Discussion

    17.35-17.45         Closing

Please note that this is a tentative timetable.  Details may change
without prior notice. You can follow updates and see all the
abstracts at


NB: Poster abstracts to be released soon.

We look forward to seeing many of you there.

Renata Peters
Lecturer in Conservation
Coordinator, MA Principles of Conservation
Institute of Archaeology, University College London
31-34 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PY
+44 20 76795583

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