Sheffield, 23rd-25th November 2007
Faith, Hope, and Charity: Finding Belief, Desire, and Benevolence in Archaeologies of the Recent and Contemporary Past
Friday 23rd November
Death & Commemoration
10.45-11.10 A little world or a stinking Jakes? Faith and the dead body in the sixteenth century. Sarah Tarlow, University of Leicester
11.10-11.35 Charity in death: institutional burial in hospital and workhouse cemeteries, c. 1750-1850.. Annia Kristina Cherryson, University of Leicester
11.35-12.00 Casket, Shroud, and Grave: Folks Songs, Emotion, and the Material of Death. Emily Weglian, Cuyahoga Community College
12.00.12.25 Faith in Action: theology and practice in commemorative traditions. Harold Mytum, University of York.
1.40-2.05 A landscape of faith on the Western Front. Ross J Wilson. University of York
2.05-2.30 The Changing Memories and Meanings of World War One Expressed Through Public Commemorations. Sam Walls, University of Exeter.
2.30-2.55 Mass Graves and the Spanish Civil War: archaeological research on fascist repression in Eastern Spain Enrique R. Gil Hernandez & Ma. Paz de Miguel Ibanez. Alicante University.
2.55-3.20 Chair & Discussant: Dr John Moreland University of Sheffield.
3.50-4.15 Radical topographies in the early modern city: the cultural landscapes of faith and politics in Norwich, 1580-1780. Chris King, University of Leicester.
4.15-4.40 "... Now there, they're packed aff to hell. An' banish'd our dominions..."Ideological Reformation and Material Reformations in Early-modern Perth, Scotland. Megan E Edwards. University of Chicago
4.40-5.05 Discipline, church, and landscape: material culture & social hierarchy in a small town, Tornio Northern Finland, during the 17th and 18th centuries. Timo Ylimaunu, Oulu University.
5.05-5.30 Chair & Discussant: Dr Harold Mytum University of York.
6.30-8.30 Evening Reception - Sheffield Millenium Galleries
Keynote address: Professor Henry Glassie
Saturday 24th November
Artifacts of Faith
8.45-9.10 Catholic Artifacts in a Protestant Landscape: A Multi-vocal Approach to the Religiosity of Jamestown's Colonists Travis G Parno, Boston University. B R Fortenberry. Bristol University.
9.10-9.35 The Modernisation of the North in the Emerging Swedish Empire - a Mercantile Bubble. Risto Nurmi, Oulu University.
9.35-10.00 Articles of Faith and Decency: the Huguenot refugees. Greig Parker, University of Sheffield.
10.00-10.25 Pulling the wool over their eyesP Protestant dissent and social identity in the South West woollen industry 1760-1860. Claire Strachan. University of Leicester.
10.25-10.50 Faith in the Familiar, Hope for Change: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives on ISth-Century Clothing. Carolyn L White. University of Nevada.
10.50-11.20 Tea & Coffee
11.20-11.45 Houses of Action: Hope and Faith in Archaeologies of Household-based Activism Kirn Christensen, University of California, Berkeley.
11.45-12.10 Colony Mill Road: two generations of hope Stacy Kozakavich, University of California, Berkeley.
12.10-12.35 Archaeology & Paganisms: a clash of cultures? Nick Hanks & Yvonne Aburrow, English Heritage & Bath Spa University.
12.35-1.00 Chair & Discussant: Professor Mary Beaudry Boston University
Contested Landscapes & Regeneration
2.20-2.45 Faith, Hope and Charity in Contract Archaeology? The Grand Arcade, Cambridge. Craig Oessford, Cambridge Archaeological Unit
2.45-3.10 "Believe, Hon": Markets, Faith, and Archaeology in 21st Century Baltimore David Gadsby. University of Maryland.
3.10-3.35 Art, archaeology and local identity in changing urban places James Dixon, University of the West of England.
3.35-4.00 Tea & coffee
4.00-4.25 Rossport, County Mayo: Solidarity and archaeology in a
contested landscape Eve Campbell. Finbar Dwyer, Franc Myles. Rossport Solidarity Camp.
4.25-4.50 Indigenous Missionaries and the future past: the archaeology of the Ghost Dance at the end of the world. David W Robinson. University of Bristol;
4.50-5.15 Methodists in Paradise. Jonathan Prangnell & Kate Quirk University of Queensland.
5.15-5.40 Chair & Discussant: Dr Dan Hicks University of Oxford.
Reception and Ceilidh (venue & details to be confirmed)
Sunday 25th November
Confinement & Resistance
9.30-9.55 Parliament House Void: A Victorian Prison Cell. Vicky Olesky, AOC Archaeology Group.
9.55-10.20 Silent resistance and the V-sign campaign in Channel Islander internee camps in Germany during WWII Gillian Carr, University of Cambridge.
10.20-10.45 Faith, Hope, and Charity in America's World War II Internment Camps: Japanese American patriotism and defiance at Manzanar. Jeff Burton, U.S. National Parks Service
10.45-11.10 Manifestations of faith and hope in a place of fear: Long Kesh/Maze prison site, Northern Ireland. Laura McAtackney, University of Bristol.
11.10-11.35 Between Two Faiths: Acculturation, Resistance And the Construction of Aboriginality. Jeff Oliver. University of Sheffield
11.35-12.00 Tea & coffee
12.00-12.30 Chair & Discussant: Dr Eleanor Conlin Casella University of Manchester.