Workshop: THE AESTHETICS AND ETHICS OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Thursday 6th and Friday 7th November 2014
Venue: Senate Rooms, Durham Castle

The programme is as follows:

Thursday 6th November

10.00-10.30 TEA/COFFEE

10.30-10.45 Welcome
Elisabeth Schellekens, Robin Skeates & Andreas Pantazatos
10.45-11.30 Paper & discussion 1
‘How can I respect an object?’ Crispin Paine (Chair: Geoffrey Scarre)
11.30-13.00 Keynote presentation & discussion 1
‘Collaborative stewardship: Is it just appropriation by another name?’ Alison Wylie (Chair: Robin Coningham)
13.00-14.00 LUNCH

14.00-15.30 Keynote presentation & discussion 2
‘Real Things’ Carolyn Korsmeyer (Chair: Elisabeth Schellekens)
15.30-16.00 TEA/COFFEE

16.00-17.30 Keynote presentation & discussion 3
‘Reflections on the Ethics and Aesthetics of Repair and Conservation’ Peter Lamarque (Chair: Chris Scarre)
19.00 DINNER
Oldfield’s Restaurant

Friday 7th November

9.30-09.45 Welcome/summary
Elisabeth Schellekens, Robin Skeates & Andreas Pantazatos
09.45-10.30 Paper & discussion 2
‘Fitting aesthetics and the archaeology of race’
Debbie Challis (Chair: Victor Dura-Vila)
10.30-11.00 TEA/COFFEE

11.00-12.30 Keynote presentation & discussion 4
‘Artefacts and Intentions: Natural and Non-Natural Meaning’ Stephen Neale (Chair: Yiota Vassilipoulou)
12.30-13.30 LUNCH

13.30-14.15 Paper & discussion 3
‘The Specific Sites of Archaeology and Art’ Matthew Rowe (Chair: Andreas Pantazatos)
14.15-15.15 Panel discussion
Craig Barclay, Ludmilla Jordanova, Constantine Sandis (Chairs: Elisabeth Schellekens & Robin Skeates)
15.15-15.45 TEA/COFFEE

15.45-17.15 Keynote presentation & discussion 5
‘Emergent figuration, abstraction and aesthetic impact: some cross-cultural reflections’   Howard Morphy (Chair: Paolo Fortis)
18.30 DINNER
Finbarr’s Restaurant

The workshop/conference is open to all, free of charge.  Do come along for all of part of it.

Contact: Dr. Robin Skeates, FSA

Reader, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, South Road, Durham.  DH1 3LE. UK.
e-mail: Robin.Skeates@durham.ac.uk   tel: 0044 (0)191 334 1156   fax: 0044 (0)191 334 1101

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