IAA Colloquium committee would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who responded to our call of papers and submitted an abstract. Please find below the provisional timetable and the running order of the papers.



4th May 2011, Lecture Room 3

08:30-09:30 Registration

09:30-10:00 Keynote address

Paul Garwood

Prehistoric Stonehenge landscape – Title TBC

10:00-11:15 Panel 1: Social identities, boundaries and biographies

Elisa Fariselli

Intangible boundaries of heritage: cultural distinctiveness within regional uniqueness (read abstract)

Matthew Kears

Metoikion: an Ancient Athenian Poll Tax (read abstract)

Kyle Sinclair

Soldier Biographies and Family Chronicles: uncovering lost sources of the Middle Byzantine period (read abstract)

11:15-11:45 Tea/coffee break 1 Venue TBC

11:45-13:00 Panel 2: Bodies and burials: Questions of life and death

Neil Wilkin

On the razor’s edge: The significance of Food Vessel burial in the earlies age of bronze (read abstract)

Laura Whitehouse

Deviant burial in Anglo-Saxon East Anglia (read abstract)

Andree Bagley

Children’s medicine in the Roman Empire (read abstract)

13:00-14:00 Lunch break Venue TBC

14:00-15:15 Panel 3: Changing relations: Networks of trade, exchange and mobility

Michael Green

Beyond the Hinterland: understanding rural settlement pattern in the late pre-Roman Iron-Age to Roman transition period in south Shropshire (read abstract)

Rebecca Day

Imitation in Aksumite coinage and Indian imitations of Aksumite coins (read abstract)

Daniel Reynolds

Athletes of Virtue in the Age of the Caliphates: Monasticism and Pilgrimage in the Early Islamic Holy Land c.650-900 CE (read abstract)

15:15-15:45 Tea/coffee break 2 Venue TBC

15:45-17:00 Panel 4: New approaches to archaeology, heritage and museums

Laura Snook

Exhibiting Greek architectural sculpture (read abstract)

Robert Galloway

Querrying in the 19th and 20th centuries: A case study of Lilleshall, Shropshire (read abstract)

Jonathan Berry

Dragon’s Teeth: The Archaeology of Second World War Anti-Invasion Defences in Wales (read abstract)

17:00-18:00 Colloquium reception and launch of Rosetta suplementary edition with extended abstracts Venue TBC


As the deadline of registration is approaching fast, we also kindly ask you to notify us of your attendance. Registration form can be downloaded from here and must be returned to Polly Toney (pxs502@bham.ac.uk) by 1st of April 2011.

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