Deviant Burials, Coastal Heritage and More at the University of Leicester
Burying the Past at National Archaeology Conference
University of Leicester and the Institute of Field Archaeologists are hosting a
national conference for over 300 archaeologists next week.
hundred speakers from all parts of the archaeological profession, including
Julian Richards of BBC's Meet the Ancestors fame, will discuss issues as diverse
as our coastal heritage, urban regeneration, and deviant burials in Roman
Conference will be welcomed by Professor Sue Pearce Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the
University on the morning of Monday, 25 March, and ends with David Miles, Chief
Archaeologist at English Heritage pointing out 'some ways ahead' for
archaeological research on the afternoon of Wednesday 27th.
Hinton, Director of the Institute of Field Archaeologists said: "This is a
wonderful opportunity for archaeologists, both professional and amateur, to
spend a few days together exchanging ideas and finding out the latest approaches
to common problems.
year's theme of Social Inclusion is one indication of what archaeology can
offer: showing how the human past affects the present and the future, and how
everyone can enjoy the results of discovery. Leicester, with its vibrant social
mix, is a great place for us to hold this major event in the archaeological
Patrick Clay (0116 252 2848; firstname.lastname@example.org) Alex.Llewellyn@archaeologists.net
of the press are welcome to attend any sessions. Please notify us in advance,
and make yourself known at the Visitors' desk)
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