Current Archaeology, Cardiff University and the National Museum Cardiff are pleased to announce the 2nd annual Archaeology Festival, 6-8 February 2009

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Building on the tremendous success of last year’s inaugural event at the British Museum, we’ve lined up more fabulous speakers and top-notch sessions, plus added a third day of tours to famous Welsh sites led by expert guides. This year, we’re also launching the Current Archaeology Awards, a can’t-miss opportunity to recognise the best digs, discoveries, books and personalities of the past year.

Confirmed speakers:

Bettany Hughes, historian, author and broadcaster, Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore
Brian Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, The Quest for Sustainability
Steven Mithen, Professor of Early Prehistory, University of Reading, Neolithic Emergence: Excavations at WF16, Southern Jordan

Confirmed sessions:

Romans on the Frontiers
Romans and Barbarians
Digging the Tudors
Heritage in Danger
The Archaeology of Wales
…Plus more to come!


£60 Early Bird (Current Archaeology subscribers,
payment received by December 31st)
£80 Current Archaeology subscribers, payment received
after December 31st
£100 General Admission

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The Festival is brought to you with Cardiff University and the National Museum Wales and also The Traveller, official sponsor and travel partner.

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