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Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland Conference 2017
Fri, 31 Mar 2017, 09:00 – Sat, 1 Apr 2017, 16:30 IST
The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland are pleased to announce that the 2017 IAI Conference will be held in Dublin on March 31th and April 1st. This year’s Conference features themed sessions exploring Community Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology, Medieval and Historical Archaeology.
The Keynote Address will be delivered by Dr Meriel McClatchie of UCD. Dr McClatchie will present her latest research in Environmental Archaeology on Food ‘facts’: new findings and emerging challenges in the investigation of ancient foodways.
Dr Stephen Davis, Cathy Moore & Mick Drumm
Excavations at Tlachtga 2014–2016
Yolande O’ Brien
The prehistoric origins of the Midland Corridor routeway
Dr Robert Hensey
Light at the end of the tunnel: a phase of enlargement at Newgrange?
The Hellfire Club Archaeological Project: the first chapter of an archaeological storytelling project.
Dr Thor McVeigh
Timing is everything—a theoretical perspective on the structure of Neolithic–Bronze Age calendars in the British Isles
The Mesolithic/Neolithic Transition in southern Ireland: linking multi-proxy palaeoenvironmental evidence to the archaeological record.
The Ulster Scots Archaeology Project
Conor McDermott, Matthew Seaver, Dr Graeme Warren
Recent Archaeological Fieldwork at Glendalough: community engagement, research, management, teaching
The Corca Dhuibhne 3D Project
The Medieval Bray Project
Exploring the heritage of a burgeoning suburb: a school-based community project in Knocknacarra, Galway
Ranelagh, Co. Roscommon: preliminary observations
Dr Eve Campbell
‘Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine’: life and material culture in an Achill rundale settlement
Triggering memory and meaning for the online public: the abandoned national schools of Ireland
We also have a series of Special Presentations on "Developments in Irish Archaeology 2017" including:
Brendan O’ Neill - UCD School of Archaeology’s Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture
Edmond O’Donovan and Mary Teehan - Archaeology 2025 - Ireland’s Strategy
Peter Hinton and Michael MacDonagh - IAI and CIfA: a Strategic Partnership
Una McConville and Nick Maxwell - Archaeology Ireland: bringing the past on-line
Our conference is a forum for discussion and a networking opportunity.
We’re sure many of our conference delegates are looking forward to this years (ever-popular), Table Quiz on Friday night.