CONFERENCES

This list is incomplete, particularly older contributions. Updates will be made as time permits. 

INVITED PLENARY PAPERS

Urbanisation and the privatisation of space: an archaeological perspective, keynote address to an international interdisciplinary symposium on urbanisation in the British Isles, organised by the University of Lausanne, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland.

The future of historical metallurgy, keynote address to the Historical Metallurgy Society 50th Anniversary Conference, 2013. University College London, United Kingdom.

Industrial heritage and regeneration: problems and solutions, keynote address to a conference on industrial heritage and conservation, organised by Industriemuseet Fredericks Vaerk and Halsnaes Commun, 2009. Fredericksvaerk, Denmark.

Heritage, industry and urban regeneration in the UK, plenary contribution to an international meeting on the conservation of industrial sites and landscapes, organised by Museu de la Ciencia i de la Tecnica de Catalunya, 2008, Terrassa, Catalunya, Spain.

Heritage-led regeneration in the Ironbridge Gorge, plenary contribution to an international conference on public archaeology and cultural heritage, National Trust of Western Australia, 2003. Perth, Australia.

CONFERENCES ORGANISED

Furnaces, foundries and forges, for the Historical Metallurgy Society, 2012. Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Footprints of industry [Fe09], for the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology, the Association for Industrial Archaeology, the Historical Metallurgy Society, and the Newcomen Society, on behalf of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, 2009. Telford, United Kingdom.

The archaeology of industrial processes, with Frank Meddens (Pre-Construct Archaeology), for the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology, 2004. London and Ironbridge, United Kingdom.

Structural ironwork, for the Historical Metallurgy Society, 2001, Ironbridge, United Kingdom.

SESSIONS ORGANISED 


Managing urban archaeology in highly dynamic urban centres, with Jeroen Bouwmeester (Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, Netherlands). European Association of Archaeologists 23rd Annual Meeting, 2017. Maastricht, Netherlands.

Glass ceilings, glass houses, or glass parasols? Confronting issues of gender in the archaeological profession, with Hilary Orange (University College London), Chartered Institute for Archaeologists conference, 2015. Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Seeing the wood for the trees: putting archaeological research at the heart of wider contemporary discourse, with Benjamin Morton (Warwickshire County Council), David Petts (University of Durham) and and Gerry Wait (Nexus Heritage). Institute for Archaeologists conference, 2014. Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Urbanism and urbanisation, with Jeroen Bouwmeester (Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, Netherlands), David Hill, Håkon Ingvaldsen and Knut Ødegård (University of Oslo, Norway). European Association of Archaeologists 17th Annual Meeting, 2011. Oslo, Norway.

Later historical European urbanisation, with Jeroen Bouwmeester (Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, Netherlands). European Association of Archaeologists 16th Annual Meeting, 2010. The Hague, Netherlands.

Bridging the gap: towards an agenda for European post-medieval archaeology, with Gerhard Ermischer (Archäologisches Spessart Projekt, Germany) and Jonathan Finch (University of York, UK). European Association of Archaeologists 15th Annual Meeting, 2009. Riva del Garda, Italy.

New directions for post-medieval and historical archaeology, with Audrey Horning (University of Leicester) and Geoff Egan (Museum of London). Society for Historical Archaeology 38th Annual Conference, 2005. York, United Kingdom.

The archaeology of European industrialisation. European Association of Archaeologists 9th Annual Meeting, 2003. St. Petersburg, Russia.

PAPERS PRESENTED


Antiquity and the Spirit of Progress: Development and Heritage Management on Offa’s Dyke, Offa's Dyke Collaboratory inaugural meeting, 2017. Shrewsbury, United Kingdom.

Sun, wind and rain: renewable and non-renewable resources in Wales, European Association of Archaeologists 21st Annual Meeting, 2016. Vilnius, Lithuania.

Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust: past achievements and future challenges, Council for British Archaeology Spring Meeting, 2016. Abergavenny, United Kingdom.

Engagement with communities in rural Wales, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists conference, 2015. Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Ethical approaches to community engagement in rural areas, European Association of Archaeologists 20th Annual Meeting, 2014. Istanbul, Turkey.

Are archaeologists bad for heritage?, Institute for Archaeologists conference, 2014. Glasgow, United Kingdom.


"Where there is despair, may we bring hope": industry, archaeology and ideology, Theoretical Archaeology Group conference, 2013. Bournemouth, United Kingdom.

The future of archaeology in Wales, Council for British Archaeology Annual Meeting, 2013. Welshpool, United Kingdom.

Public archaeology: towards a sustainable future, European Association of Archaeologists 19th Annual Meeting, 2013. Pilsen, Czech Republic.

Historical archaeology and archaeological practice in Europe: challenges and opportunities, Society for Historical Archaeology 46th Annual Conference, 2013. Leicester, United Kingdom.

Archaeology, memory and community: widening engagement with historical archaeology, Society for Historical Archaeology 46th Annual Conference, 2013. Leicester, United Kingdom.

Between city and country: new urban places of the industrial period, Society for Historical Archaeology 46th Annual Conference, 2013. Leicester, United Kingdom.

Archaeological theory for non-archaeologists – thinking and doing in public heritageTheoretical Archaeology Group conference, 2012. Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Sustainability in community archaeology: many questions, and some answers, Theoretical Archaeology Group conference, 2012. Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Contemporary and recent archaeology in practice, Association for Industrial Archaeology conference, 2012. Chelmsford, United Kingdom.

Between city and country: new urban places of the industrial period, European Association of Archaeologists 17th Annual Meeting, 2011. Oslo, Norway.

Metals and metalwork: the role of the Historical Metallurgy Society, Institute for Archaeologists conference, 2011. Reading, United Kingdom.

Industry and urbanisation: past, present and future, European Association of Archaeologists 16th Annual Meeting, 2010. The Hague, Netherlands.

And what of the stone? The impact of colonialism on Europe, European Association of Archaeologists 16th Annual Meeting, 2010. The Hague, Netherlands.

From the ground up: archaeology, community and identity, European Association of Archaeologists 16th Annual Meeting, 2010. The Hague, Netherlands.

Archaeology on the margins? The origins of industrialisation and the management of cultural heritage, European Association of Archaeologists 15th Annual Meeting, 2009. Riva del Garda, Italy.

English industrial landscapes: design, evolution, and management, Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology, Association for Industrial Archaeology and Irish Post-Medieval Archaeology Group joint conference: Crossing Paths, Sharing Tracks, 2009. Leicester, United Kingdom.

Counting rivets: the archaeology of industry as a specialist endeavour within development-led archaeology, Institute for Archaeologists conference, 2009. Reading, United Kingdom.

Invited discussant in the session Housing, Property and Power at Poverty in Depth, a joint conference organised by the York Archaeological Trust and the University of York, 2009. York. United Kingdom.

Interstices: a story of public engagement with developer funded archaeology in the English midlands, European Association for Archaeologists 14th Annual Meeting, 2008. Valetta, Malta.

The non-Protestant work ethic: a dynasty of Catholic industrial entrepreneurs in post-Reformation Shropshire, Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology and Society for Church Archaeology joint conference: The Archaeology of Post-Medieval Religion, 2008. Norwich, United Kingdom.


Digging is not the only archaeology – the sometimes turbulent relationships between field survey and excavation, European Association of Archaeologists 13th Annual Meeting, 2007. Zadar, Croatia.

Bridging the Atlantic - Archaeology and Community in England and Bermuda, International World Heritage Site Conference, 2006. Ironbridge, United Kingdom.


Research frameworks in UK post-medieval archaeologySociety for Historical Archaeology 38th Annual Conference, 2005. York, United Kingdom .

Industrial archaeology: the consultant’s perspective, Association for Industrial Archaeology conference, 2004. Nottingham, United Kingdom.


World firsts: excavation of the late nineteenth century iron and steel works at Barrow-in-Furness, Institute of Field Archaeologists conference, 2004. Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Archaeologies of European industrialisation: past identities and future challenges, European Association of Archaeologists 9th Annual Meeting, 2003. St. Petersburg, Russia.

Polite industrial landscapes: work, space and power, Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology conference, 2003. York, United Kingdom.

The archaeology of European industrialisation: towards a common framework for understanding and conservation, European Association of Archaeologists 8th Annual Meeting, 2002. Thessaloniki, Greece.

Contested landscapes: archaeology and urban design in the Black Country
, Institute of Field Archaeologists conference, 2002. Bangor, United Kingdom.

The world of the workshop: archaeologies of urban industrialisation, Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology conference, 2002. Southampton, United Kingdom.

Urban industrial landscapes – problems of perception and protection, Association for Industrial Archaeology and Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology joint conference, 1999. Bristol, United Kingdom.






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