Society of American Archaeology Annual Meeting: Vancouver, Canada 29 March - 2 April 2017!

Staff and students from the Archaeology Department at the University of Sheffield will be attending North America’s premier Archaeology conference, the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Vancouver, Canada 29 March - 2 April 2017.

Sheffield Archaeology Department will have a stand in the exhibit hall throughout the conference. Come along and visit us in the exhibit hall to learn more about our world-leading research, our extensive fieldwork opportunities and public engagement activities or to discuss our innovative postgraduate and undergraduate degree programmes.

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Join us in Vancouver and talk to our staff members about their exciting research projects



Dawn Hadley

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Torksey Viking Winter Camp - Nominated for Current Archaeology Research Project of the Year 2014

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At the SAA meeting, Dawn will be presenting a paper entitled 'The Afterlife of the Charnel Chapel at Rothwell (Northamptonshire, UK)' within the session 'Manipulated Bodies: Investigating Post-Mortem Interactions with Human Remains' which will be held on Thursday 30th March at 6pm.


Hugh Willmott

Hugh Willmott


Thornton Abbey mass grave

Black Death mass grave at Thornton Abbey

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Little Carlton - Nominated for Current Archaeology Research Project of the Year 2017

Little Carlton Finds

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Peter Day

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MEMOLA (Mediterranean Mountainous Landscapes)

Nominated as a Top 5 Innovative Project by the EU Humanities Scientific Committee

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Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Elizabeth Craig-Atkins


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Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project

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At the SAA meeting, Lizzy will be chairing the session entitled 'Manipulated Bodies: Investigating Post-Mortem Interactions with Human Remains' which will be held on Thursday 30th March at 6pm.  Lizzy will also present the following paper within that session: 'The Chronological and Liturgical Context of Charnel Practice in Medieval England: Manipulations of the Skeletonized Body at Rothwell Charnel Chapel, Northamptonshire'.

Louise Iles

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At the SAA meeting, Louise will be presenting 'The spread of iron metallurgy through the African continent' in the session 'Complexity in Sub-Saharan Africa: Archaeological and Ethnoarchaeological Approaches to Landscape, Craft and Trade in the Past 3,000 years.' This will be held at 8am on Friday 31 March.

For further information about the SAA meeting please visit our own SAA pages, or go directly to SAA.org for details of how to register and preliminary programme information.