Members of the Ruin Memories team participated in a session at the Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) in Reykjavik, Iceland, 21-25 April 2013
Gavin Lucas co-organised a session entitled “Practice-led Theory”
A number of archaeologists have started to question the easy importation of theory into archaeological interpretation and have suggested instead, we try and develop theory and interpretation from the particular nature of archaeological practice and the materials it engages with. In sister disciplines like anthropology and sociology, the ethnographic method […]
Members of the Ruin Memories team held a session at the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) conference in Leicester, UK in January 2013
The decaying debris of the modern era, derelict factories, closed shopping malls, redundant military installations and abandoned mining towns enjoy the growing attention of archaeologists and material culture scholars. This is, nevertheless, still a marginal and often somewhat ambiguous concern; despite their lure ruins of the modern are generally seen as environmental problems preferably eradicated or as […]
Lampeter University Mining Heritage Conference 18-19 September. More information at the site.
August 10-15, 2010 more information at their site.