HERITAGE CHAT 2008
University College London
14th-16th November

Friday pm

14.00 – 14.20 OPENING Professor Stephen Shennan  Director of UCL Institute of  Archaeology
14.20 – 14.45 Pragmatic inclusiveness: Learning from thirty  years of C20 Casework  Catherine Croft  Twentieth Century Society
14.45 – 15.10 The Plastic Age? Post-Modernity, Super- Modernity and the study of the contemporary  past  Rodney Harrison  Open University
15.10 – 15.35 ‘Just gimme the top-line’: How to get CHAT on  national TV and radio  Rachael Kiddey  People’s Republic of Stokes Croft
15.35 – 16.00 Why doesn’t Dublin’s Nigerian community care  about Tara? Heritage concepts and integration  policies in contemporary Ireland  Tadhg O’Keeffe, Pat Cooke and  Alice Feldman  University College Dublin
16.00 – 16.25 BREAK  
16.25 – 16.50 Liberating material heritage Elizabeth Pye  UCL Institute of Archaeology  
16.50 – 17.15 Heritage at home: Having a passion for the  past  Hilary Geoghegan  Royal Holloway, University of  London
17.15 – 17.40 The materiality of Nu Rave Lizzie Edwards  University College Dublin
17.40 – 18.05 Justifying Chipped Fiestawares: Consumer  culture of the recent past and the heritage  management dilemma  Jessica Merizan  University of California, Berkeley
18.05 – 18.25 DISCUSSION
18.30 – 20.30 WELCOME RECEPTION

SATURDAY am

DESTRUCTION & DECAY
9.00 – 9.25 tbc Gabriel Moshenska  UCL
9.25 – 9.50 The elephant vanishes: Documenting the  regeneration of the Elephant and Castle  Patrick Sutherland  London College of  Communication, University of the  Arts London
9.50 – 10.15 Perspectives to industrial heritage:  Observations on the documentation project at  Hanasaari. A power plant in Helsinki  Marija Kärki  University of Turku, Finland
10.15 – 10.40 Revolutionary archaeology or the archaeology  of revolution? The first archaeological project  exploring the recent past in Iran  Hassan Fazeli  Iranian Centre for Archaeological  Research, Tehran  Ruth Young  University of Leicester
10.40 – 11.10 BREAK
11.10 – 11.35 The heritage of a metaphor: Archaeological  investigations of the Iron Curtain  Anna Nilsson  Södertörns Högskola / Baltic and  Eastern European Graduate  School, Stockholm
11.35 – 12.00 It’s neither pretty nor old, but it’s still  somebody’s heritage: the fate of the Palace of  the Republic, East Berlin  Caroline Sandes  UCL
12.00 – 12.25 Dark Heritage: Exploring the Transition from  the Functional to the Cultural  Laura McAtackney  (University of Oxford)
12.25 – 12.45 DISCUSSION
12.45 – 13.45 LUNCH

SATURDAY pm

ON THE ROAD AGAIN
13.45 – 14.10 Industrial archaeology is dead. Long live  industrial archaeology!  Cassie Newland  University of Bristol
14.10 – 14.35 The last Roman road: following the A5 through  20th century England  Paul Belford  Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
14.35 – 15.00 Motorways and the British landscape Peter Merriman  Aberystwyth University
15.00 – 15.25 The desire line: the M1 motorway in transition Matthew Walter  Independent artist
15.25 – 15.45. DISCUSSION
16.30 – 18.30 LOCATION LOCATION
Stratford Art and archaeology on an Olympian Scale Emma Dwyer & Hillary Powell  MoLAS & Olympic Artists Forum  
West End Where the streets have no name. Pop music and heritage  Paul Graves-Brown
East End Visiting and Revisiting, what is 'the East End'?  A walking tour of Spitalfields Nigel Jeffries  MoLAS  
Euston/King’s  Cross  Redundancy to Redemption: London's  mainline termini in the 21st Century  Ian Richardson  British Museum
South Dockers: An audio walk from Greenwich to the  Millennium Dome  (Self-guided)
Greenwich  UCL The Compass Rose: Towards a spatial  mapping of memory  Katharine Fry
Bloomsbury Bombiste Bloomsbury: Traces of war and  peace in an urban landscape  Gabriel Moskenska  UCL
Museum Mile Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1970 (Self-guided)  V&A

SUNDAY am

PLANNING HERITAGE
10.00 – 10.25 Lincoln townscape assessment – Post-war to  ‘Poundbury’  David Walsh  Lincoln City Council
10.25 – 10.50 Berth of a new legacy: The development of the  Titanic Quarter, Belfast  Mary-Cate Garden  Glasgow Caledonian University
10.50 – 11.15 Sid’s Place: An historical ethnography of a  Sheffield cutlery workshop  Lindsey Buster  University of Sheffield/IFA The ARCUS Collective
11.15 – 11.50 BREAK
11.50 – 12.15 The rectangular pit and the aquatic ape Jeremy Lake  English Heritage
12.15 – 12.40 Heritage…whose is it? The case of Lakota James Dixon  UWE Faculty of Creative Arts
12.40 – 13.00 DISCUSSION
13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH
SUNDAY pm SIGNS AND PORTENTS
14.00 – 14.25 Attitudes to heritage: interpreting the signs David Gordon  UCL
14.25 – 14.50 Getting Our lines crossed Greg Bailey  University of Bristol
14.50 – 15.15 The centre for land use interpretation Steven Rowell  CLUI Associate Director
15.15 – 15.40 ‘TACHELES’ (From Yiddish meaning ‘to speak  clearly’) & and the way this site did not live up  to its name  Gemma Geldert University of Bristol
15.40 – 16.00 DISCUSSION
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