Can detectorists be archaeologists? – PAS Conference 2016 – Monday 21st November, 2016


A Message from Michael Lewis (Portable Antiquities Scheme):Please find the programme for the PAS Conference 2016:

09:30 Registration

10:00 Roy Stephenson (Museum of London): Welcome

10:10 Dr Michael Lewis (British Museum) & Dr Pieterjan Deckers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel): Working Together

10:30 Dr Felicity Winkley (University College London): A Fount of Local Knowledge: metal-detectorists and landscape archaeology

11:00 Dr Phil Harding (metal-detectorist and self-recorder): Metal detecting in Leicestershire: insights from detailed recording

11:30 David Haldenby (metal-detectorist from Yorkshire): Detecting the Landscape

12:00 Lindsey Bedford (erstwhile metal-detectorist): Detecting a Path into Archaeology

12:30  Lunch (not provided)

14:00 Faye Minter (Suffolk County Council): The Use of Systematic Metal-detecting in Suffolk as an Archaeological Survey Technique

14:30 Carl Chapness (Oxford Archaeology): Metal-detecting and Archaeology

15:00 Samantha Rowe (University of Huddersfield) Archaeology of the plough-zone 

15:30 John Maloney (National Council for Metal Detecting) The Future of archaeology and metal-detecting

16:00 Dr Mike Heyworth (Council for British Archaeology) The Future of archaeology and metal-detecting: building or burning bridges?

16:30 Finish

please note: we are unable to provide refreshments!


PAS Conference 2016 – Can Detectorists Be Archaeologists?

Monday, November 21, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (GMT)
Museum of London
150 London Wall
EC2Y 5HN London
United Kingdom
Organized by Michael Lewis (Portable Antiquities Scheme)
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