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Conferences and Public Engagement

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Speaking at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, October 2016

Conferences and sessions organised

2016       Steering committee. The Heritage of Displacement: Forced Migration in the Mediterranean through History. University of Cambridge Heritage Research Group Annual Symposium (14 May 2016). Chair of the session Rematerializing Heritage.

2015       Co-Organiser and Chair. European Association of Archaeologists, 21st Annual Meeting (2-5 September 2015). Session: Re-defining Authenticity in the Age of 3D Digital Reproductions.

Co-Organiser. Conference: Topsy-Turvy: The World Upside Down. University of California Merced, (10-11 April 2015). Session: Space and Bodily Inversions.

Talks at conferences, workshops, and seminars (*invited)

2016       * ‘Beyond the WOW effect: How do digital replicas affect our understanding of the past?’. In Seeing through time: Exploring the use of models of objects in archaeological research. International Workshop. UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture (Dublin 15-16 October).

‘Building Fluid Museums: 3D replicas and the public’. Arkdis. Annual Digital Heritage Conference (Uppsala 30 June-2 July).

 ‘Digifact: How People Perceive Tangible Cultural Heritage through Different Media’. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference, UK, Critical Geomatics or just droning on?, (Leicester, UK, 5-6 March 2016).

2015       * ‘Tell Me the Story of This Artefact: Democratising Interpretation Processes Through Innovative Museum Displays’. Homerton College, Cambridge. 9 June, 2015.

‘The Performance of Heritage: Manipulating 3D Digital and Printed Replicas of Artefacts inside Museums’. 43rd Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference, Keep the Revoluion Going, (Siena, IT, 30 March-3 April).

‘Experiencing the Past through Digifacts’. Society for American Archaeology 80th annual meeting (San Francisco, 15-19 April).

2014       ‘Increasing Museum Experiences through Digifacts’. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Seminar Series, 28 October, 2014.

‘3D Laser Scanning and 3D Printing Techniques for Preserving and Disseminating Past Material Culture’. McDonald Institute Lunch Seminar Series, 22 October, 2014.

‘Framing the past: how virtual experience(s) affect our bodily description of artifacts’. Time, Space and the Body. 3rd Global Conference, Oxford, IK, 7-9 September, 2014. Presenter.

Public engagement

Upcoming: Exhibition on Star Carr. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, January-December 2018, in collaboration with Jody Joy, Nicky Milner, and Fabrizio Galeazzi.

 * ‘Replicating Critical Heritage’. The Heritage of Displacement: Roots and Routes of Identity on the Move. Panel organised by Dr. Dacia Viejo Rose and the Cambridge Heritage Research Group during the Festival of Ideas in Cambridge (18 October). Panelist.

* Marie Curie Ambassador for ‘Research Careers in the EU, US and China’. Research Leadership Event (24 May). Cambridge Arts and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership, University of Cambridge.

Organiser and Chair. Festival of Ideas, Cambridge. Seminar: A brief tour of European research. Marie Curie Ambassadors Day for the Social Sciences (25 October).                                                         

                                                             

* Marie Curie Ambassador for ‘Research Careers in the EU, US and China’. Research Leadership Event (26 May). Cambridge Arts and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership, University of Cambridge.

* ‘Researching 3D Reproductions’. Tea & Talk seminars. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge. 6 December, 2014.