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I am thrilled that Professor Michael Shanks is planning to come over from Stanford University to take part in the conference and I look forward to meeting him. His book ‘The Archaeological Imagination’ has been a real source of pleasure to me, especially as he describes the archaeological imagination as something that ‘recreates the world behind the ruin’, and ‘is …

Accommodation in Town

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Prefer to stay in the town on Aberystwyth’s seafront rather than in University accommodation?  The Marine Hotel on Marine Terrace is offering a special rate for conference delegates. Double room with single occupancy – £65 per night Double or twin room with double occupancy – £85 per night Contact them on 01970 612444, or email info@gwestymarinehotel.co.uk

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Professor Jennifer Wallace’s book ‘Digging the Dirt’ stirred in me a passion to know more about the archaeological imagination when I first read it ten years ago.  It will be a delight to meet her at the conference.  She brings an important perspective from the realms of literature, and as she explains: “My lecture focuses upon the barrows of the …

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It will be a privilege to welcome Professor Lord Colin Renfrew to the conference. He has indicated that he will be speaking about the appeal that ancient prehistoric art has had for artists. “Contemporary art often finds inspiration in the directness and essential simplicity of the works of the prehistoric past,” he says, quoting Brancusi and Richard Long. I look …

Accommodation

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A tranche of ninety university accommodation places has now been booked for conference delegates. This will be on campus in Cwrt Mawr, at a cost of £28.50 per night.  Up to three nights can be booked for this conference on the Registration page.  Details of the accommodation are on the university’s website. Booking also secures free access to the university’s …