Locality and place in the history of archaeology

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					                                                      Department of Archaeology
                                                      Durham University
                                                      South Road
                                                      Durham DH1 3LE

    Childe fifty years after
                     Conference on Saturday, 1st December 2007
                             Archaeology Department
                        Dawson Building, Durham University
                 (No 41)

         Coffee (9.30 am)
10.00 am Introductory remarks

Part I. Childe in History
10.15 am Prof. Jacek Lech (Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw): V. Gordon Childe: an
            archaeologist looks at History
11.00 am Prof. Timothy Champion (University of Southampton): Childe and Oxford (provisional title)
            Coffee break (11.30-12 noon)
12 noon Prof Ian Ralston (University of Edinburgh): Gordon Childe - the Edinburgh years
12.30 pm Prof David Harris (UCL): Childe at the London Institute of Archaeology
1.00 pm     Dr Díaz-Andreu (Durham University): The international context of Childe´s reception
            Lunch break (1.30 pm- 3 pm)

Part II. Childe and Knowledge
3.00 pm Dr John Chapman (Durham University): "The Danube in [settlement] prehistory" - 80
             years on
3.30 pm      Prof. Elzbieta Jastrzebowska (Accademia Polacca di Roma): Gordon Childe and Late
             Classical Antiquity
4.00 pm      Prof. Robin Coningham & Mr Mark Manuel (Durham University): Willing subordination in
             the Indus
             Coffee break (4.30-4.45 pm)
4.45 pm      Prof. Rowley-Conwy (Durham University): Culture, System, Context: What goes around,
             comes around
5.15 pm      Mr Peter Gathercole (Darwin College, Cambridge): Childe, Marxism and Knowledge
6.00 pm      Prof. Don Brothwell. Concluding remarks

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                 for further information please contact:
                          Margarita Díaz-Andreu


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