York University November Archaeology Conference

Archaeology in York 2012 Day Conference
Saturday 10th November
10am to 430pm
Temple Hall, University of York St John, Lord Mayors Walk, York

This exciting one-day conference will allow delegates to learn about some of the archaeological work that has been carried out in York during 2012.

The subjects covered are diverse, from prehistoric landscapes to the archaeology of the railways in the 19th and 20th centuries. The speakers are all experts in their particular areas.

The conference is aimed at full-time archaeologists, members of community archaeology groups and history societies, students and members of the public who are interested in the heritage of this special city. You will be able to meet, exchange information, make new contacts, create new networks and extend existing ones.

The conference will tell delegates about the huge range of exciting
archaeological fieldwork and research that has been carried out by
archae-ologists and historic buildings special-ists during 2012.
Highlights of the 2012 conference will include an opportunity to hear about
the exciting work that is being carried out on York’s railway heritage. This
Includes the excavation and recording of three railway roundhouses and an
assessment of the buildings that once stood or still stand between the
Rail-way Station and Water End.

The fee for the conference is £15. This includes tea, coffee and biscuits on
arrival and in the afternoon and delegate pack. Lunch is not provided. There
is a cafeteria on-site at York St John and there are several cafes and
sandwich shops close-by.

Please book using the attached booking form.

10—1030 Registration and coffee
1030 Welcome and Introduction Cllr Sonja Crisp Cabinet Member for Leisure,
Culture, Tourism and Social In-clusion, City of York Council
1040 Excavations at All Saints Peaseholme Green, Haymar-ket Car-Park, York
2012, Ben Reeves and Arran John-son, York Archaeological Trust
1110 Archaeological Investigations at Heslington East: a summary and key i
mplications, Cath Neal, University of York
1140 Human Remains from All Saints Fishergate, Lauren McIntyre, University
of Sheffield
1210 Discussion
1230 LUNCH
Please note, lunch is not provided. There is a cafeteria on site and several
sandwich shops and cafes nearby
1330 Investigations at York Engineers’ Triangle, Phil Emery, Ramboll
1400 An Assessment of Historic Buildings on the York Cen-tral Site, Alison
Sinclair, Bill Fawcett, John Ives
1430 Discussion
1445 Tea
1515 Excavations in the Colonia, West Offices, City of York Council’s new
HQ, Tim Robinson, On-Site Archaeology (TBC)
1545 Delivering Public Benefit: an HER for the 21st century John Oxley, City
of York Council
1615 Discussion
1630 Close

For more information contact:
John Oxley or Verlie Riley
City of York Council
9 St Leonards Place

Phone: 01904 551346 or 01904 551671
Fax: 01904 551644
E-mail: archaeology@york.gov.uk
twitter: @yorkarchaeology


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