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Event Island Identities Conference
Date(s) Monday 6th November 2006
Organiser Forum for Island Research and Experience
One-day conference

Monday 6th November 2006

 

9:00 to 9:30                  Registration (Free)

 

9: 30 to 10:15               Opening Lecture by Bernard Knapp

“Insularity and Island Identities: The Prehistoric Mediterranean 

 

10:15 to 10:45              “Settlement strategies and changing identities in the prehistoric Mediterranean islands” Helen Dawson  (University of Kent, MoLAS)

 

10:45 to 11:15              “Mainland-island interactions and the construction of maritime identity” Margarita Nazou (UCL)

 

11: 15 to 11:45             Tea break

 

11:45 to 12:15              “Puerto Rican and Neo-Taíno identites: The case for Hispanic Caribbean” José Oliver (UCL)

 

12:15 to 12:45              “Blood is thicker than water: pre-Columbian inter-island relationships in the Windward Islands.”  Alistair Bright (Leiden University)

 

12:45 to 13:15              “Sourcing Clays and Provenancing potsherds in the pre-Columbian Lesser Antilles” Daan Isendoorn (Leiden University)

 

13:15 to 14:15 Lunch

 

14:15 to 14:45              “Constructing landscapes and creating identities on Rapa Nui” Sue Hamilton (UCL)

 

14:45 to 15:15              “Claiming and Reclaiming Ancestors: The importance of the past in the Prehistoric Channel Islands” Paul Driscoll (University of Bristol)

 

15:15 to 15:45             Islands, islets, experience and identity in the Hebridean Iron Age” Rebecca Rennell (UCL)

 

15:45 to 16:15 Tea break

 

16:15 to 16:45              “Reconciling physical and relational space: interaction networks in the Aegean Bronze Age” Carl Knappett (University of Exeter), Ray Rivers and Tim Evans (Imperial College London)

 

16:45 to 17:30              Discussion chaired by Ethan Cochrane (UCL) and Ruth Whitehouse (UCL)

 

Followed by a reception in the staff common room

 

 
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