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Future Archaeologies: the Legacy of Reuvens

Wednesday 10 October 2018
Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden
Main hall

Symposium to celebrate 200 years of Archaeology and the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden

Academic programme


Moderator: Dean Jan Kolen              

10:30-11:00 | The Shadow of Reuvens
Ruurd Halbertsma (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden - RMO)     

‘Diet and Mobility’

11:00-11:30 | Isotopes and Human Mobility
Jason Laffoon (Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University)

11:30-12:00 | Plant Foods in Human History
Amanda Henry (Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University)

12:00-13:00 | Lunch

Whither Archaeology  

Moderator: Mariana De Campos Françozo

13:00-13:30 | The Media and Archaeology
Sara Perry (University of York)

13:30-14:00 | Archaeology and Society 
Ian Simpson (Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University)

Future Museums

Moderator: Mariana De Campos Françozo

14:00-14:30 | Of Burnt Houses and Lost Memories: reflections on the fire at Brazil’s National Museum
Leandro Matthews Cascon and Mariana Françozo (Leiden University)

14:30-15:00 | Archaeology and the Museum: Lessons from the past, looking at the future
Pieter ter Keurs (RMO)               

15:00-15:30 | Coffee

Big Data / Citizen Science    

Moderator: Marie Soressi       

15:30-16:00 | Big Data, Big Questions 
Jeremy Huggett (University of Glasgow)

16:00-16:30 | Citizen Science in Archaeology 
Quentin Bourgeois (Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University)         

Evening programme

Public lecture in the Taffeh Hall, National Museum of Antiquities

Moderator: Pieter ter Keurs

20:00-21:00 | A future for Archaeology: looking back and the challenges of looking forward                    
Margarita Diaz Andreu (ICREA and University of Barcelona)   

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