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Conference Programme

The Late Glacial Palaeolithic: Open Air Sites and their Landscapes

Monday 26th November 2018

9.00-10.00: Registration (tea and coffee provided)
10.00-10.20: Welcome – John Lewis, General Secretary

Followed by: The end of the Palaeolithic: Open Air Sites and Their Landscapes – Prof Nick Barton, FSA (University of Oxford).

Session 1 – Setting the Scene: Background to Late Glacial Landscapes – Chaired by Dr Matthew Pope, FSA

10.20-10.40: Environmental Background to Glacial Landscapes – Dr Rhiannon Stevens (UCL)

10.40-11.00: Rivers as Corridors of Past Human Activity – William Mills (Institute of Archaeology, Oxford)

11.00-11.20: Discussion

11.20-11.40: Short break

Session 2: Open-Air Sites Near Caves and Upland Landscapes – Chaired by Prof Paul Pettitt, FSA

11.40-12.00: Bradgate Park: a Strategic Hunting Location – Mr Lynden Cooper (Project Officer, University of Leicester Archaeological Services)

12.00-12.20: Between the Caves and the Coast, Farndon Fields – Daryl Garton (Project director working with Heritage Lottery Fund) and Julia Kotthaus (Institute of Archaeology, Oxford)

12.20-12.40: Research into LUP Sites in Scotland - Dr Torben Ballin (University of Bradford)

12.40-13.00: Discussion

13.00-14.00: Lunch (provided)

Session 3: Open-Air Sites in Context – Chaired Prof Nicky Milner, FSA

14:00-14.20: Pioneers in the North: Palaeolithic groups in the Vale of Pickering North Yorkshire– Dr Chantal Conneller (University of Manchester)

14.20-14.40: Guildford UP Site: a Refitting Case Study – Alison Roberts (Ashmolean Museum)

14.40-15.00: Bexhill: Extracting Information from Multiple Scatters – Mike Donnelly (Project Officer, Oxford Archaeology South)

15.00-15.20: Discussion

15.20-15.40:  Short break

Session 4: Approaches to Landscapes in Europe – Chaired by Prof Nick Barton, FSA

15.40-16.05: Paleo-economic changes during the GS1-Holocene transition: new insights from La Fosse, a large open-air site in Western France– Dr Nicolas Naudinot (Maitre de Conférences, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, CNRS CEPAM)

16.05-16.30: Intensive landscape research into the Lateglacial in the Scheldt basin of northern Belgium – Prof Philippe Crombé (Ghent University)

16.30-17.00: Plenary Discussion – facilitated by Dr Matthew Pope, FSA

17:00-19.00: Reception (Wine and nibbles provided)

Click here to download the full conference overview and suggested further reading.

Image: Still from the 2014 excavation at Les Varines, from the LaMP website.

Conference Programme

9.00-10.00: Registration (with tea and coffee provided)

10.00-10.15: Welcome, followed by Challenging Times in Development-Led Archaeology by John Lewis, General Secretary of Society of Antiquaries of London

SESSION 1: New Horizons in the British Palaeolithic (chaired by Danielle Schreve, FSA)

10.15-10.30: The British Palaeolithic Record: New Timescales and New Contexts, by Dr Nick Ashton, FSA, Simon Parfitt, Dr Simon Lewis..

10.30-10.45: The Records of the English Rivers: Contextualising the Resource, by Robert Hosfield, FSA.

10.45-11.00Crossing la Manche: The Scope of the Palaeolithic in Northern France, by Dr Pierre Antoine

11.00-11.15: The Palaeolithic Record of the Plateau: a Trans-Manche Perspective, by Dr Beccy Scott, FSA.

11.15-11.45: Panel Discussion: How well do we understand our record?

11.45-12.00: Short break.

SESSION 2: Developing Methods and Practise (chaired by Dr Martin Bates)

12.00-12.15: Palaeolithic Archaeology and the British Planning Framework, by Dr Francis Wenban-Smith, FSA.

12.15-12.30: The Success of Preventative Palaeolithic Archaeology in North East France, by Dr Jean-Luc Locht, Dr David Herrison, Dr Emilie Goval.

12.30-13.00: Panel Discussion: How can we develop our methodoligies and approaches?

13.00-14.00: Lunch (provided)

SESSION 3: Contexts of Concern and Opportunity (chaired by Dr Robert Hosfield)

14:00-14.15: Flint Scatters: Methodological Lessons from the Late Glacial and Early Holocene, by Dr Martin Bates, Dr Ed Blinkhorn, Dr Chantal Conneller and Dr Matthew Pope, FSA.

14.15-14.30: Coastal and Intertidal Palaeolithic Record of North West Europe, by Anne-Lyse Ravon and Dr Andy Shaw.

14.30-14.45: The Off-Shore Record: Challenges and Future Directions, by Dr Rachel Bynoe.

14.45-15.15: Panel Discussion: What should our new priorities be?

15.15-15.30: Short break.

SESSION 4: New Strategies for the British Palaeolithic (chaired by Dr Hannah Fluck)

15.30-15.45: Lost Landscapes of Britain: Legacies of the ALSF, by Prof Mark White, FSA.

15.45-16.00: Heritage 2020: Effective Frameworks for the Palaeolithic, by Jonathan Last, FSA, and Banery Sloane, FSA.

16.00-16.30:Panel Discussion: What are the strategies for change?

16.30-17.00: Plenary: Palaeolithic 2020, by Prof Clive Gamble, FSA.

EVENING RECEPTION

17:00-19.00: Reception with wine and nibbles (provided)

- See more at: /events/2016/05/palaeo-2020/#sthash.pr5GAA5q.dpuf

Click here to download the full conference overview and suggested further reading.

Image: Still from the 2014 excavation at Les Varines, from the LaMP website.

Conference Programme

9.00-10.00: Registration (with tea and coffee provided)

10.00-10.15: Welcome, followed by Challenging Times in Development-Led Archaeology by John Lewis, General Secretary of Society of Antiquaries of London

SESSION 1: New Horizons in the British Palaeolithic (chaired by Danielle Schreve, FSA)

10.15-10.30: The British Palaeolithic Record: New Timescales and New Contexts, by Dr Nick Ashton, FSA, Simon Parfitt, Dr Simon Lewis..

10.30-10.45: The Records of the English Rivers: Contextualising the Resource, by Robert Hosfield, FSA.

10.45-11.00Crossing la Manche: The Scope of the Palaeolithic in Northern France, by Dr Pierre Antoine

11.00-11.15: The Palaeolithic Record of the Plateau: a Trans-Manche Perspective, by Dr Beccy Scott, FSA.

11.15-11.45: Panel Discussion: How well do we understand our record?

11.45-12.00: Short break.

SESSION 2: Developing Methods and Practise (chaired by Dr Martin Bates)

12.00-12.15: Palaeolithic Archaeology and the British Planning Framework, by Dr Francis Wenban-Smith, FSA.

12.15-12.30: The Success of Preventative Palaeolithic Archaeology in North East France, by Dr Jean-Luc Locht, Dr David Herrison, Dr Emilie Goval.

12.30-13.00: Panel Discussion: How can we develop our methodoligies and approaches?

13.00-14.00: Lunch (provided)

SESSION 3: Contexts of Concern and Opportunity (chaired by Dr Robert Hosfield)

14:00-14.15: Flint Scatters: Methodological Lessons from the Late Glacial and Early Holocene, by Dr Martin Bates, Dr Ed Blinkhorn, Dr Chantal Conneller and Dr Matthew Pope, FSA.

14.15-14.30: Coastal and Intertidal Palaeolithic Record of North West Europe, by Anne-Lyse Ravon and Dr Andy Shaw.

14.30-14.45: The Off-Shore Record: Challenges and Future Directions, by Dr Rachel Bynoe.

14.45-15.15: Panel Discussion: What should our new priorities be?

15.15-15.30: Short break.

SESSION 4: New Strategies for the British Palaeolithic (chaired by Dr Hannah Fluck)

15.30-15.45: Lost Landscapes of Britain: Legacies of the ALSF, by Prof Mark White, FSA.

15.45-16.00: Heritage 2020: Effective Frameworks for the Palaeolithic, by Jonathan Last, FSA, and Banery Sloane, FSA.

16.00-16.30:Panel Discussion: What are the strategies for change?

16.30-17.00: Plenary: Palaeolithic 2020, by Prof Clive Gamble, FSA.

EVENING RECEPTION

17:00-19.00: Reception with wine and nibbles (provided)

- See more at: /events/2016/05/palaeo-2020/#sthash.pr5GAA5q.dpuf