Further to my previous email, there was a problem with the central
university server but this has now been rectified. So the site is once
more accessible to those interested in stratigraphic interpretation.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
On Mon, 8 Jul 2002, geoff carver wrote:
> Problem with the URL
> geoff carver - SUNY buffalo
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> From: Archaeological theory and associated fields of interest list
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of SP Roskams
> Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 04:01
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> Subject: Interpreting Stratigraphy (fwd)
> Apologies for cross posting
> The 'Interpreting Stratigraphy Group' is pleased to announce our next
> conference, and the creation of the new website.
> CONFERENCE - Call for Papers
> The next conference of the Interpreting Stratigraphy Group will take
> place on SATURDAY, 7th SEPTEMBER 2002 in London at Mortimer Wheeler
> House, the building which now houses both the Museum of London
> Archaeology Service and the new London Archaeological Archive Research
> Centre. In line with this setting, we are inviting papers which
> consider the role of archaeological archives in general and, within
> this, questions concerning access to, and the manipulation of,
> stratigraphic and other site information. In addition, and especially
> since the implementation of PPG16, we are interested in the 'grey
> literature' generated by commercial evaluation work. Papers which deal
> with its burgeoning volume would thus be welcome, especially if they
> have solutions which enhance the circulation of such evidence beyond
> curators and commercial sponsors. For
> - with the proliferation of small-scale evaluations, is there no longer
> a role for stratigraphic analysis?
> - how should the integration of stratigraphic and artefactual or
> ecofactual evidence be approached, and how can this work be resourced in
> a commercial environment?
> - can evaluation reports be made, or even allowed, to circulate more
> widely amongst other parties such as university departments or the local
> communities affected by development?
> In addition to the above issues, we are also happy to consider papers
> dealing with topics loosely related to any other aspects of
> stratigraphic interpretation.
> If you want to give a paper or to attend the conference, please contact
> me by email, via the website (see below) or by using the postal address
> given at the end of this email.
> NEW WEBSITE
> The group, with the help of English Heritage, has just launched its own
> website. This provides:
> - contact details for the organising committee
> - free soft copy of all out-of-print publications of conference
> proceedings .
> - abstracts, searchable by keyword, for the above publications and for
> more recent papers
> - joining instructions for our new email discussion group
> - notification of forthcoming events, such as the above conference .
> - links to related websites
> You can find the website at:
> Please log on, take a look at what we have to offer, and perhaps join
> the discussion list if you think our interests coincide with your own.
> Steve Roskams
> Interpreting Stratigraphy Group
> Dept. of Archaeology
> University of York
> Kings Manor
> YORK YO1 7EP