From: Vanessa Straker [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 22 April 2004 16:34
SEMINAR ON WETLAND ARCHAEOLOGY
Fragile archives of history - wetlands, archaeology and past landscapes.
London Wetlands Centre, Barnes. Saturday 8th May 2004, 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
A seminar on wetland archaeology, sponsored by English Heritage, is to be
held a the London Wetlands Centre on Saturday 8th May. The event is
intended, primarily, to raise the profile of wetlands as an archaeological
resource with the public and other Agencies, but anyone interested in
wetland archaeology is very welcome to attend.
A panel of distinguished speakers will give illustrated talks about
archaeological wetland topics. The programme is summarised at the end of
Cost: £10.00 per person to cover registration and morning and afternoon tea
Bookings: please telephone English Heritage customer services: 0870 333
Line open from 9am - 5pm every day except Bank Holidays.
'Welcome and Introduction', Dr David Miles, Chief Archaeologist, English
'Wetland worlds and the past preserved', Professor John Coles;'
'Great Expectations. The conservation and management of the historic
environment in England's wetlands', Dr Adrian Olivier;
'The wildlife of wetlands in the past', Professor Bryony Coles;
'From hunters to farmers: Environmental change on the shores of England and
Wales' Professor Martin Bell;
'Bog bodies', Julian Richards;
'Wetland history in the intertidal zone: archaeology on the Thames
foreshore', Gustav Milne;
'Concluding comments'; Dr David Miles
Further information can be obtained from Vanessa.Straker@english-
heritage.org.uk, 0117 975 0689. There may be some problems with the email
address on 22nd April and for a few days after. If so, please leave a phone