Archaeology events

Upcoming events

Mon
3
Feb

Hadrian's Wall Community Archaeology Project (WallCAP): Integrating Heritage, Research, and Community Agendas

Dr Rob Collins presents on the Hadrian's Wall Community Archaeology Project (WallCAP)

Mon
10
Feb
Tue
11
Feb

From matters of fact to matters of concern at RHS Garden Wisley

Dr Andrew Cochrane from the Royal Horticultural Society will discuss the need to present science not as facts, but as the presentation of perspectives that help people make judgments, and how this need has informed the creation of the National Centre for Horticultural Science and Learning at RHS Wisley, opening in late 2020.

Tue
18
Feb

Whose Objects? Towards amplifying the voice, visibility, and validity of Egyptian communities in Western museums

In this talk Heba Abd el Gawad uses Egyptian social media perceptions and representations of ancient Egyptian collections in Western museums and her recent Listen to Her! exhibition at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian archaeology to demonstrate that Western museums have a responsibility to forge relationships with modern Egyptian communities.

Tue
25
Feb

Measures of Emotion: Feeling out the Tools of Emotion Research in the Heritage and Culture Sector

Jess Hoare will use research from a number of exhibitions and museum sites to examine the question of what is felt in museums and how this act of feeling might be understood in terms that reflect the difficult & conflicted nature of our personhood.

Mon
2
Mar

TBC

John Oxley will present his work.