June 14, 2016

Annual Conference

2018 – 20 – 22 April (NUIG)

The 2018 conference is scheduled to be held at NUI Galway.

 

Where: NUI Galway
Venue: D’Arcy Thompson Theatre
located in the Arts/Science Building
When: 20 – 22 April 2018

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2017 – 11 – 12 March (UCD)

The 2017 conference was held at the University College Dublin. Click here for the Facebook page and here for the Eventbrite page.

Programme – click here to download the full programme.

Presentations

• A study of bird remains in Mesolithic Scotland and Ireland – Mary Cain

• How to get a job in commercial archaeology – Niamh Millward

• The landscape of medieval Bərdə, Azerbaijan 6th – 13th centuries AD – David Stone

• An archaeology of the plastic baton round in Northern Ireland: a less than lethal form of riot control, 1970 to the present day – Thomas Meharg

• In my sword I trust? – Sam Hughes

• Territory and community in early medieval Ireland: a landscape archaeology of the Túatha of UiChonaill, Co Limerick (updated presentation) – Ciarraí O’Sullivan

• Shamanism without shamans: possibilities and limitations of its use in prehistory – Sean O’Connor

Posters

• What have isotopes done for Irish archaeology lately? Elise Alonzi, Niamh Daly, and Saskia Ryan

• The people of the Blackstairs Mountains; past, present and future – Séamus Ó Murchú

• Secrets in the stones – Patricia Kenny

• Integrated geospatial and palaeoenvironmental approaches to understanding medieval land-use in Ireland – Michael Corcoran


2016 – 12 – 13 March (UCC)

The 2016 conference was held in University College Cork. Click here for the Facebook page and here for the Eventbrite page.

Programme – click here to download the full programme.

Presentations

• Keynote address: The more things change…..: excavating prisons, convicts, and migrants – Barra O Donnabhain

• Beaker ritual and Megalithic tombs in Iberia – Adel Coleman

• Prehistoric rock art: a global perspective – Clare O’Sullivan

• The uses and limitations of artistic reconstruction in archaeological interpretation – Ben Spillane

• Perceptions of ringforts in Ireland during the 18th & 19th centuries – Edward O’Riordan

• Territory and community in early medieval Ireland: a landscape archaeology of the Túatha of UiChonaill, Co Limerick – Ciarraí O’Sullivan

• Roman client-kingdomship in Ireland – Shane Kent

• The earliest churches in Ireland: landscape archaeology and the process of conversion – Thomas Talbot

• Early medieval sculpture and southeast Ireland: identities, memories and landscapes – Kate Colbert

• An osteoarchaeological study of health in the early medieval population from Rathfarnham, Dublin (97E0140) – a comparison of the dental and skeletal indicators and historical sources – Aika Katarina Diesch

• The bioarchaeology of slavery: musculoskeletal stress markers – Amy Quinn

• The industrialisation of brewing and the birth of the modern public house: the archaeological evidence from Cork city – Caen Harris

Open Discussion

• Archaeology 2025  – Mary Teehan


For information on past conferences, please click here.

For information on the annual conference proceedings, please click here.

Questions? Contact the conference organisers at ayiaconference@gmail.com.