NSW: Sydney Historical Archaeology Practitioners Workshop

Event Details

A workshop for practitioners, students and enthusiasts.

For registration details, please contact Erin Mein on erinm@gml.com.au


9:00am Registration
Plus coffee, croissants and a catch up!
9:30am Welcome—Ms Kate Clark
Kate Clark is a Member of the Australian Heritage Council, former Director of ‘Sydney Living Museums’, who has held positions with English Heritage and the UK Heritage Lottery Fund.
9:40am Update from the Heritage Division—Dr Siobhán Lavelle, OAM
Siobhán Lavelle is the Senior Team Leader, Archaeological Heritage, Heritage Division, Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW Department of Planning and Environment
10:10am Ethics and Archaeology: on the Rocks—Dr Mary Casey
Mary Casey is Director of Casey & Lowe Pty Ltd and President of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology
10:40am Layer Cake (BYO Trowel)—Morning tea
11:00am Careers in Ruins
An opportunity for students or recent graduates to introduce themselves to industry colleagues and potential future employers in a short 5 minute talk. Presenters to be selected by random draw.
11:30pm The Australian National Heritage ‘Stradegy’—Prof Richard Mackay, AM
Richard Mackay is a Partner of GML Heritage and Chair of the Australian World Heritage Advisory Committee.
12:30pm News from the Trenches
Short presentations from historical archaeology practitioners on issues of interest and/or recent work.
1:00pm Lunch
2:00pm ‘Around the Rocks’ OR Site Tour of Sydney Harbour YHA
SHAP workshop participants may choose between a site tour of the Sydney Harbour YHA and Big Dig or a mystery challenge in The Rocks.
3:20pm Studying Stones and Bones: Archaeology in the new ‘National Curriculum’ —Ms Helen Nicholson
Helen Nicholson is Producer, Contemporary Programs at the Powerhouse Museum and NSW National Archaeology Week Committee Member.
4:00pm Finish & Drawing of Lucky Door Prize
To finish we will draw the winner of a lucky door prize (for student participants and recent graduates).
4:15pm Alcohol
Then join us for drinks at Hart’s Pub, just down the road!