Glasgow, 3-5 September 2010
In engaging with the recent past we explore the nature of our own society and we are confronted with questions about the place of archaeology, history and heritage in the contemporary world.
This three-day Society for Post-medieval Archaeology conference will explore interactions between academics, professional archaeologists and museum professionals, on the one hand, and communities and the wider public, on the other. The conference will debate the ethics, politics and practice of relevant disciplines, with a particular concern for community projects and public archaeology and museum initiatives relating to the material remains of the last five centuries. Papers will consider case studies from Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland.
The conference themes include: