British Rock Art Group 2011 Meeting
Venue: Birley room (room #205 in the Archaeology Department) (#13 in map of Durham University).
Date: 7th and 8th May 2011
Organised by: Department of Archaeology, Durham University.
Saturday, 7 May 2011 - World rock art
WORLD ROCK ART
10.00 am Introduction
10.10 am Dr Michael Rainsbury (Durham University) - "River and Creek: Provision of water and changing preferences for art site location"
10.35 am Dr Aron Mazel (ICCHS, University of Newcastle) - Exploring regional differences in the rock art of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg, South Africa"
11.00 am Prof. Daniel Arsenault (University of Québec) - "It's a bird... it's a plane... no, it's a memekweshuat!" Interpreting some peculiar figures in the Canadian Shield rock art.
11.25 am Coffee/tea break
12.05 pm Ruman Banerjee (University of Bristol) and Dr. Somnath Chakraverty (University of Calcutta): "Search for a methodology for tracing the Prehistoric - Pre-urban Continuum in Indian Rock Art".
12.30 pm Jamie Hampson (University of Cambridge) - "Contested heritage: rock art in national parks"
12.55 pm Lunch break
1.45 pm Lila Janik (University of Cambridge) - "Heritage in action, rock art of the White Sea".
2.10 pm Mark Sapwell (University of Cambridge) - "The Prehistoric Think-Tank: Changing images at the Nämforsen rock art palimpsest"
2.35 pm James Dodd (Durham University) - "Ships on Stone: new perspectives on the chronology of Bronze Age and Pre-Roman Iron-Age ship carvings in Hordaland, Western Norway"
3.00 pm Coffee/tea break
3.45 pm Marga Díaz-Andreu (Durham University) - "Representation and Landscape in Levantine art"
4.10 pm Amanda Wintcher (Durham University) - "Patterns of Motif Distribution in Murcia, Spain".
4.35 pm Ana María Carreras, María Lazarich, Ana Gomar, Mercedes Versaci, Francisco Torres, Antonio Ruiz-Trujillo and Francisco Díaz (University of Cádiz)- "Rock art paintings around the Laguna de la Janda in the Southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula"
5.00 pm Discussion
Sunday, 8 May 2011 - Palaeolithic art / British and Irish rock art
UPPER PALAEOLITHIC ART
9.30 am Jessica Cooney (University of Cambridge)- "New Kids on the Wall: Recent Findings from Rouffignac Cave, France"
9.55 am George Nash (Museu de Arte Pré-Histórica de Mação, Portugal & Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol) - "What are the implications following the discovery of Late Upper Palaeolithic rock art in South Wales?"
BRITISH AND IRISH ROCK ART
10.20 am Sarah Duffy (University of York) - "Reflecting on the Past: Application of multi-lighting recording techniques to enhance understanding of rock art"
10.45 am Coffee/tea break
11.10 am Rose Mary Cussen (independent scholar) - "Photogrammetry: Adding another dimension to rock-art recording in Co Kerry".
11.35 am Kate Sharpe (University of Newcastle) - "The Rock Art Mobile Project: Public engagement with the rock art in the Northumberland Landscape".
12.00 pm Gavin Edwards (Manor House Museum, Ilkley): Carved Stone Investigations on Rombalds Moor: New Dimensions and Perspectives.
12.25 pm Lunch break
1.10 pm Peter Style (University of Central Lancashire) : Cumbrian Connections I: A comparative study of the rock art and other archaeology of the Lake District and the Isle of Man.
1.35 pm Aaron Watson (independent scholar) - Stone, sky and water: the rock art of Ben Lawers
2.00 pm Coffee/tea break
2.25 pm Poster 1 - Rebecca Aroon Enlander, Caroline Malone and Alastair Ruffell (Queen's University, Belfast) - "Carving Local: Rock Art 'Landscapes' in Ireland"
2.40 pm Poster 2 - Qian Gao (Durham University) - "The rock art of China"
2.55 pm Poster 3 - James Dodd (Durham University) - "A paddle through time"
3.10 pm General Discussion / BRAG 2012
- BRAG 2011 Abstracts (last modified: 12 May 2011)