This is the final programme for the 3rd Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology.

This programme is subject to change. Changes, if necessary, will be updated here, posted on Facebook and Twitter, and announced during the conference. All abstract are available here.

Wednesday 5th November

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Registration
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Conference Welcome

  • Prof. Lawrence Babits (East Carolina University) : Introduction to the Conference
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Approaches to Conflict

  • Anne Gurlev and Erik Petersen (University of Copenhagen) : Violence in the Mesolithic
  • Chris King (University of Birmingham) : Current State of Research for ‘Cultures of Conflict’; Use of Cultural Analysis Techniques and GIS in the Study of Battlefields’
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Break
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Keynote Address

  • Dr. John Carman (University of Birmingham) : What is Conflict Archaeology For?
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Wine reception

Thursday 6th November

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Registration
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Sites of Conflict

  • Jo Ball (University of Liverpool) : The Disposal of the Battle-Dead in the Greek and Roman Worlds
  • Brian Fahy (University of Oxford) : The Archaeology of Naval Warfare in 14th and 15th Century Southeast Asia
  • Veronica Walker Vadillo (University of Oxford) : Naval Warfare in the Bas-Reliefs of Angkor: Naumachia or Reality?
11:00 AM – 12:00 AM Break
12:00 AM – 1:00 PM Conflict: Places, Sieges and Structures

  • George Cupcea (Universitatea de Vest, Timisoara) : Frontier Landscape and Conflict in Roman Dacia. The advanced limes at Supuru de Sus, North-Western Romania
  • Richard Leese (University of Huddersfield) : The Archaeology of Siege Action: An Exploration of the Evidence at 17th Century Sites
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Optional Workshop)

  • Dr. Ilaria Meliconi (Elsevier) : Guidance on Publishing
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Conflict and Technology

  • Aimee Schofield (University of Manchester) : If ‘Necessity is the Mother of Invention’, why Bother Inventing the Catapult?
  • Peter Norris (University of Liverpool) : ‘…A Fine Rifled Cannon from Liverpool’. An Archaeological Investigation of Fawcett Preston and the Supply of Ordnance to the Confederacy
  • Elena Perez-Alvaro (University of Birmingham) : Shipwrecks as Stock for Particle Physics Experiments: New Uses of the Underwater Cultural Heritage
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Break
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Memorialisation

  • Xavier Duffy (University of Birmingham) : Site Preferences for the Memorialisation of the Persian Wars
  • Kudakwashe Chirambwi (University of Bradford) : Problematizing Memorialization: A Case of Zimbabwe’s National Heroes Acre
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Wine reception
6:30 PM onwards Conference Dinner

Friday 7th November

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Registration
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Heritage Management

  • Dagmar Zadrazilova (University of Cambridge) : Architectural Heritage, Remembrance of the Past and Local Engagement: Tempelhof Airport in Berlin as Witness of Turbulent Past and Present
  • Helen Glenn (Independent) : The Heritage Management of Sites of Conflict: The Past as a Simulation
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Heritage and Tourism

  • Emma Login (University of Birmingham) : Memory Tourism in Eastern France
  • Martin Marix-Evans (Honorary Visiting Fellow, University of Leicester) : Presenting Naseby
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Experiences and Conflict

  • Lindsay Davies (New York University) : The Nice Girl and the Soldiers: Innocence and Experience in a WWI Autograph Book
  • Chantel Summerfield : Emotive Trees: A Million Miles away from the Battlefields
2:00 PM Closing Remarks