2014 RAI Conference: Science in Archaeology, 17 - 20 October

Twelve Apostles stone circle by Wondering Grubb, via Flickr, Creative Commons licenseTwelve Apostles stone circle by Wondering Grubb, via Flickr, Creative Commons license

Our 2014 conference will be on Science in Archaeology, held in association with the University of Bradford. It will take place at the Norcroft Centre, University of Bradford from 17 - 20 October.

Each keynote speaker, listed below, will be giving an overview of the last 40 years in their specialist fields. Interspersed with these large-scale talks will be more specific presentations on recent research projects or discoveries in the world of archaeological science

The price is £98 for two days attendance, which includes lunch and tea/coffee on the Saturday and Sunday and the wine reception on the Saturday. For more information, download the full programme and booking form. The outline programme is as follows:

Friday 17th October

Registration Optional visit to Bradford Cathedral and City Hall Keynote lecture by Prof. Carl Heron on Archaeological Sciences - the last 40 years

Saturday 18th October

Twelve lectures, including talks reviewing the past 40 years:

Prof. Paul Pettit, Early Prehistory

Prof. Mike Parker Pearson, Neolithic and Bronze Age

Prof. Tim Champion, Later Prehistory

Prof. Gordon Cook, Radiocarbon Dating

Followed by a wine reception

Sunday 19th October

Twelve lectures, including talks reviewing the past 40 years:

Prof. Vince Gaffney, Remote Sensing

Prof. Ian Freestone, Materials Science

Prof. Charlotte Roberts, Human Remains

Prof. Terry O’Connor, Animal Remains

Monday 20th October

An optional guided visit to Ilkley Moor led by Dr Alex Gibson. This will include the Twelve Apostles Stone Circle, the Backstone Beck enclosures and several rock art panels. The walk is an additional £20 to cover the coach costs.