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Event Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Island Development
Date(s) Friday 18th February 2005
Organiser Forum for Island Research and Experience
Institute of Archaeology, UCL

31-34 Gordon Square

WC1H 0PY London


10:00-11:00 Registration


11:00-11:30 “Aspects of Armageddon" rapid onset disasters, survival in solitude”.

Prof. John Grattan, University of Aberystwyth.


11:30-12:00 “Timescales and mechanisms of adaptation to unfamiliar environments: the archaeology of pioneers.”

Dr James Steele, University of Southampton.


12:00-12:30 “Intensive dalo production as a risk reduction strategy in the highlands of Viti Levu, Fiji.”

Dr Julie S. Field, University of Cambridge.


12:30-13:00 Discussion


13:00-14:00 Lunch


14:00-14:30 “Archaeological Lessons for Natural Disaster Management in Cuba.”

Jago Cooper, Institute of Archaeology University College London, and Roberto Valcarcel Rojas, Departamento de Arqueologia, Ministerio de Ciencias, Cuba.


14:30-15:00Superior Forces, both natural and human, exerted on small islands: the Melian Dialogue.”

Dr Effie Photos-Jones, Scottish Analytical Services for Art and Archaeology, Glasgow, Scotland, UK and Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK and Dr A. J. Hall, Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.


15:00-15:30 Discussion


15:30-16:00 “Mechanisms for Institutionalising Disaster Risk Reduction: A Trial of the future search methodology on St. Kitts and Montserrat.”

Tom Mitchell, Department of Geography, University College London.


16:00-16:30 “Vulnerability, Heritage, and Sustainability for the Faroe Islands.”

Dr Ilan Kelman, Cambridge University Centre for Risk in the Built Environment and


16:30-17:00 “Do island World Heritage Sites have special features?" Mr Iain Orr,


17:00-18:00 Plenary Discussion: Small Island Vulnerability and Resilience


18:00 Wine Reception











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