2016 Conference programme

MCA Conference Programme, University of Bristol 2016

08:45 – Arrival for Speakers and Attendees

09:00 – Conference Introduction and Housekeeping

09:05 – Rebecca Plumley War Horses of the Great War: The search for our fallen equine heroes

09:25 – 09:30 – Questions

09:30- Krissy Moore Intersecting Archaeologies: archaeological resource management and contemporary military archaeology on the Otterburn Training Area

09:50 – 09:55 – Questions

09:55 – Alice Millard “The Enemy on our Land” An archaeological and anthropological study on two Somerset camps during the Second World War

10:15- 10:20 – Questions

10:20 – Charlotte Yelamos Comparing Trench Material Culture: New archaeological data from the battlefields of Oviedo, Spain (1936-1937)

10:40 – 10:55 – Questions and Session Questions.

10:55 – 11:25 – Coffee Break

11:25 – Mike Relph Excavating a report on a visit to the battlefields in northern Italy: the evaluation of a textual object of conflict

11:45 – 11:50 – Questions

11:50 – Stephen Hurst The Armoured Virgin: The use of female images for the recruitment of the living and commemoration of the dead (1914-1934)

12:10 -12:15 – Questions

12:15 – Robert Hackman Monuments and Lapidar of Albania: A Photographic Presentation

12:35 – 12:40 – Questions

12:40 – Stephen Miles Contemporary tourism along the Western Front: pilgrimage, remembrance and ethical dilemmas

13:00 – 13:15 – Questions and Session Questions

13:15 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:05 – Seating and post lunch introduction

14:05 – Bea Crayford Things That Go Bump in the Night: Understanding the Gothic mode during London’s Blitz

14:25 – 14:30 – Questions

14:30 – Laura E. Bennett Title: Examining the British Response to illicit Cultural Property.

14:50 – 14:55 – Questions

14:55 – Anna Zalewska and Jacek Czarnecki From Festering Wound to Warning Monument: Former battlefield in central Poland as the embodiment of troubled pasts (1915) and the trigger for reflection (2015)

15:15 – 15:20 – Questions and Session Questions

15:20 – 15:40 Coffee Break

15.45 – Guest Speaker – Dr. Joanna Brück, University of Bristol

16:15 – 17:00 Wrap up and Close

 

The conference is normally followed by a short time to chat before moving to another venue, usually a pub or something similar (TBC), where food and drinks are available and where the discussions can continue into the evening.

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