CHAT 2003
University of Bristol
21st-23rd November
Organisers Dan Hicks and Angela Piccini

Friday 21 November

Delegate Registration: 11am-1pm

1pm-3pm: The Archaeology of Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds 1 (Session Chair: Dr Mark Horton, University of Bristol)

Chris Cumberpatch (Archaeological Consultant) and Reuben Thorpe (Albion Archaeology)
Archaeological practice in a post-colonial situation; an example from Lebanon. abstract
Sarah Croucher (Department of Archaeology, University of Manchester)
Cultural Identity and Perceptions of Slavery in the Clove Plantations of Zanzibar abstract
Jana Scholtz (Independent Scholar)
Creating identity: Africa and Saxony. abstract
Angela Michael (Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow)
Postcolonialism, tourism and archaeology in Cyprus. abstract
Hamish Maxwell-Stewart (School of History and Classics, University of Tazmania)
Slipping the Shackles: Material Culture and Australian Chain Gang Life abstract


3pm-3.30pm TEA

3.30pm-5.30pm: Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds 2 (Session Chair: Dr Mark Horton, University of Bristol)

Dan Hicks (Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol)
The Material Atlantic abstract
David Petts (Northumberland County Council).
The London Lead Company and Internal Colonialism in the North Pennines abstract
Andrew Tierney (Department of Archaeology, University College Dublin)
Genealogies of the Irish tower house abstract

David Harvey (Department of Geography, University of Exeter)
Cultures of antiquity and the practice of archaeology in Britain and Ireland (c. 1700-1850) - a post-colonial perspective. abstract
Sarah Tarlow (Department of Archaeology, University of Leicester)
Act globally, think locally: colonialism and British historical archaeology abstract

Discussant (Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds): Dr Mark Horton (University of Bristol)
6pm-7.30pm: WINE RECEPTION AND KEYNOTE PAPERS

Two keynote papers will be given: by Dr Victor Buchli (Department of Anthropology, University College London) and Professor Mary Beaudry (Department of Archaeology, University of Boston).

Saturday 22 November

9.30am-12 noon: Archaeology and Popular Culture 1 (Session Chair: Dr Angela Piccini (Departments of Drama and Archaeology, University of Bristol)

Brian Gohacki (Department of Anthropology, Brown University)
Slavers, Swashbucklers, and Salvagers: Popular Culture and Nautical Archaeology abstract
Daniel Costura (Department of Anthropology, Cornell University)
The Cultural Landscape as an Interpretive Tool abstract
Krysta Ryzewski (Department of Anthropology, Brown University)
Patent Medicines as Popular Culture: Archaeological Evidence for the Persuasive Power of 'Medicinal' Advertisements in Post-Colonial New England abstract
Nigel Jeffries (Museum of London Specialist Services)
Ceramics, Popular Culture and 19th century London abstract


10.30-11.00am: COFFEE

Julian Bowsher (Museum of London Archaeological Services)
Actor - audience interaction at the Rose Theatre 1587-1606; the archaeological interpretation abstract
Martin Newman (National Monuments Record, English Heritage)
Not Surfing but Drowning: Historic Environment Data on the Internet and Intellectual Barriers to Access abstract
Graham Fairclough (English Heritage)
Change and Creation: The Later Twentieth Century Landscape abstract


Discussant (Archaeology and Popular Culture 1): Professor David Austin (Department of Archaeology, University of Wales, Lampeter)


1.30pm-3pm: Archaeology and Popular Culture 2 (Session Chair: Dr Dan Hicks (Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol)

Sara Cohen (Institute of Popular Music, Liverpool University) and John Schofield (English Heritage)
The Sounds of the Suburbs abstract
Karol Kulik (Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton)
British TV Archaeology and the Public (1998-2002) abstract
Paul Graves-Brown (Dessin Museum Design)
Concrete Islands abstract
Angela Piccini (Departments of Archaeology and Drama, University of Bristol)
Guttersnipe: a micro road movie abstract


Discussant (Archaeology and Popular Culture 2): Professor David Austin (Department of Archaeology, University of Wales, Lampeter)

3pm-3.30pm: TEA

4pm-5.30pm: Connection and evocation: beyond explanation in archaeology (Session Chairs: Douglass Bailey (University of Cardiff) and Michael Shanks (Stanford University)

Douglass Bailey (School of History and Archaeology, University of Cardiff)
The Neolithic apartment: architecture and transgressing boundaries abstract
Mike Pearson (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)
Antarctic Archaeology abstract
Michael Shanks (Stanford University)
Matters of metaMedia in contemporary archaeology abstract
Fiona Campbell and Jonna Hansson-Ulin (Institutionen för arkeologi, Göteborgs universitet)
Reconstructing Archaeological Sites – in Uppsala in Bristol abstract

Sunday 23 November

9.30-11am: Archaeology as Political Action 1 (Session Chair: Dr Josh Pollard (Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol)

John Carman and Patricia Carman (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge)
From Rhetoric to Research: The Bloody Meadows Project As A Pacifist Response To War abstract
Laura McAtackney (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge)
Presenting heritage: the case of Northern Ireland abstract
Paul Page (Deartment of Archaeology, University of Manchester)
Controlling Social Space at Baitings Mill, Northern Rochdale abstract
Richard Paul Benjamin (Department of Archaeology, University of Liverpool)
Black British identity and social inclusion through archaeology abstract
Hanneke Ronnes (Department of Archaeology, University College Dublin)
Building around William of Orange. On Architecture, Power and Friendship abstract
Eleanor Conlin Casella and Darren Griffin (Department of Archaeology, University of Manchester)
Life Beyond the Anorack? Revivification of our Industrial Past abstract


Discussant (Archaeology as Political Action 1): Dr Tadhg O'Keeffe (Department of Archaeology, University College Dublin)


11am-11.30am: COFFEE

11.30am-1.30pm: Archaeology as Political Action 2 (Session Chair: Dr Mark Horton (Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol)

Simon Rutherford (Chairman, Friends of the Newport Ship)
When Past & Politics Collide - The Newport SOS Campaign - Victory ? abstract
Christopher Matthews (Department of Anthropology, Hofstra University) and Matthew Palus (Department of Anthropology, Columbia University)
Significance, Value, and Property in the Public Face of Archaeology abstract
Antoon C. Mientjes (Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow)
An Archaeological Perspective of the Historic Countryside in Central Sicily abstract
John Schofield (English Heritage), Colleen Beck and Harold Drollinger (Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas)
Cold War heritage: peace camps at Greenham and Nevada abstract
Kate Giles (Department of Archaeology, University of York)
English public buildings: the power of place? abstract

Sian Jones (Department of Archaeology, University of Manchester)
Between past and present: monuments, memory and resistance in the Scottish Highlands. abstract


Discussant (Archaeology as Political Action 2): Dr Tadhg O'Keeffe (Department of Archaeology, University College Dublin)

1.30pm-1.35pm: Concluding Remarks: Dr Dan Hicks and Dr Angela Piccini (Departments of Archaeology and Drama, Bristol University)