Programme for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference

In 2015 the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference was held in Dublin, Ireland. This event was co-hosted by UCD School of Archaeology, University College Dublin and the Irish National Heritage Park at Ferrycarraig, Co. Wexford from Friday 16th through to Sunday the 18th of January 2015. Oral papers, posters presentations and demonstrations took place from 16th-17th … Continue reading

Registration for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference is now open!

We are pleased to announce that online registration for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference is now open! If you’re interested in attending, the provisional programme is now available here. University College Dublin School of Archaeology, who are hosting the conference which runs from Friday 16th January 2015 to Sunday 18th January 2015 have an online … Continue reading

Details for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference confirmed

We are pleased to announce that the details for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference have been confirmed. Information will be published here as it becomes available, and on this year’s hosts UCD’s conference website. DETAILS In 2015 the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland for the first time. This event will … Continue reading

Travel to and around the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference

Along with the details of the conference, the organisers have compiled some information on getting to and around the area of the conference: Getting to University College Dublin (UCD) – Belfield Campus Help getting to UCD can be found here and you can also use UCD’s hit the road service providing routes from anywhere in … Continue reading

Finding accomodation at the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference

Along with the details of the conference, the organisers have compiled some information on accommodation available in the area of the conference: There are a range of Dublin city accommodation options in the vicinity of the University and also close to the city centre that you can explore here and a selection of budget hotels … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference key note – Schindler

Experimental archaeology, and the value of authentic learning experiences in Higher Education pedagogy Bill Schindler Washington College, Chestertown University classroom instruction has traditionally relied upon static teaching and learning strategies where students remain seated and are expected to “absorb” information. Students are then assessed through exams where they regurgitate information in a written format. Engaging, … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Fitch

Half Baked: can the experimental process help us towards a reconstruction of medieval bread? Richard Fitch Hampton Court Palace For over 20 years now Historic Royal Palaces have been at the forefront of historic food reconstruction with their historic cookery events at Hampton Court Palace. As with many similar projects and re-enactments across the country, … Continue reading