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Members of Ruin Memories present at Nordic TAG

Members of Ruin Memories present at Nordic TAG

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”

Session Abstract

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 […]


Ruin Memories at Society for Historical Archaeology

Ruin Memories at Society for Historical Archaeology

Members of the Ruin Memories team held a session at the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) conference in Leicester, UK in January 2013

Session Abstract

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 […]


Mining Heritage Conference

Mining Heritage Conference

Lampeter University Mining Heritage Conference 18-19 September. More information at the site.


Upcoming conference on Reusing the Industrial Past in Tampere, Finland

Upcoming conference on Reusing the Industrial Past in Tampere, Finland

August 10-15, 2010 more information at their site.