CHAT 2004
University of Leicester
19th-21st November 2004
Organisers Marilyn Palmer and Sarah Tarlow

Friday 19th November


1.30 Welcome - Marilyn Palmer and Sarah Tarlow

1.55 Peds versus pods: conflict and the M32 - Sefryn Penrose and Paul Trickett

2.20 Conflict and the construction of memory: towards a respectable archaeology of Strait Street, Valletta (Malta) - John Schofield (English Heritage) and Emily Morrissey

2.45-3.15 Tea break

3.15 When London walked in terror: murder sites as heritage - Sarah Cross

3.40 Laying claim to bodies: exhumation, disappearance and archaeological practice - Zoe Crossland

4.05 Land-ownership in English and Australian mining communities ~ Dan


4.30-5.00 Tea break

5.00 Archaeology, Conflict, and Contemporary Identity in the North of Ireland: Implications for theory and practice in Irish historical archaeology- Audrey Horning

5.25 Class Conflict in the American West: Archaeology of the Ludlow

Massacre, 1914 - Dean Saitta

5.50 Vernacular architecture as a statement of resistance - Matthew Johnson

6.15 Discussion

6.50 Finish

Saturday 20th November


9.30 Welcome

9.35 The reformed elect: wealth, death and sanctity in post-reformation

Gloucestershire - Kirsty Owen

10.00 Maps, landscapes and the making of polite society in Colonial British

Columbia - Jeff Oliver

10.25 "A race between the Cross and the Crescent": conflicting reform in

nineteenth-century East Africa - Sarah Croucher

10.50 A garden of laws: towards an archaeology of the Irish industrial schools -

Tadhg O'Keeffe

11.15-11.45 Tea break

11.45 The gaze and the glaze: why industrially-produced window gkss is

interesting - Sarah Tarlow

12.10 Expressions of Religious Crises and group Identity: A Study of 19th

Century Methodist Gravestones - Duncan Sayer

12.35 How the reform and future development of British archaeology can affect

Black British identity and aid social inclusion - Richard Benjamin

1.00-2.15 Lunch

2.15 Iconoclasm as a 'cultural system1: implications for challenges facing

historical archaeologies of'Reform1 - Stephanie Koerner

2.40 Whatever happened to the Agricultural Revolution? - Richard Thomas

3.05 Our house... - Mike Pearson and Lotta Svinhufvud

3.45 Discussion

4.30 Vice Chancellor's Wine Reception

Charles Wilson Building Belvoir City Lounge (second floor)

5.30 Keynote papers:

Ethics, engagement and scholarship in die contemporary world - a view from the edge - Professor Martin Hall

Matters of Conflict: Archaeology and Anthropology of the First World War - Dr Nicholas Saunders

6.50 Finish.

Sunday 21st November

Industrialising Society

9.25 Welcome

9.30 Constructing capitalism: speculation and social relations in the building industry, 1700-1850 - Martin Locock

9.55 Urbanism and the neo-Colonial economy: Monmouthshire before the

industrial revolution - Paul Courtney

10.20 Was it "Made in Sheffield"? The identification and interpretation of

cutlery and edge tool finds - Joan Unwin

10.55-11.25 Tea break

11.25 The origins of industrialisation and the Manchester methodology: the roles of the lord, freeholder and tenant in Tameside during industrialisation - Mike Nevell

11.50 Industrial/ exotic encounters at Clifton Zoological Gardens, Bristol - Dan


12.15 Has 'Industrial Archaeology1 had its day? - Marilyn Palmer

12.40 Discussion and close