Fringe TAG 2020

Friday 18th December 12.30-8.30pm

As we know Leicester TAG has been postponed due to Coronavirus but fear not, Fringe TAG is here to sustain us through the cold dark winter! We will have a one day event on Friday the 18th of December filled with interesting talks, discussions and debate.

The event will be run through Zoom, and at the end of November we will publish the Eventbrite link that you can use to book your place. The whole thing will be free!

We think the line up should be really interesting and we are very grateful to everyone who is taking part, especially at short notice.

Fringe TAG line up

12.30-2.30pm – Decolonise Archaeology workshop

CiFA/Museum Detox collaboration run by Hannah Cobb and Laura Hampden

3.00-5.30pm – Session: Coronavirus and Us: archaeology and the heritage profession during and after COVID-19

Organised by James Walker, Karina Croucher, Caroline Raynor, Aoife Sutton, Micheál Butler & Ophélie Lebrasseur (details of speakers to follow)

7.00-8.30pm – Key Note Panel event: The Extinction Rebellion, Black Lives Matter, and #MeToo movements are working to make the world anew. What should the role of archaeology be in making this new world?

Four speakers will address this critical question for the discipline, followed by a discussion and Q&A hosted through the Zoom webinar function.

Dr Rachael Kiddey, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford

Dr Sada Mire, Executive director, Horn Heritage Foundation (The Netherlands/Somaliland)

Dr Kisha Supernant, Associate Professor of Archaeology, University of Alberta

Neil Redfern, Executive Director, Council for British Archaeology

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