Friday 23 January 2015
IPMAG’s annual conference, on the theme of ‘Bridging the gap’ - considering the post-medieval archaeology of transport, travel and war, takes place next weekend in Kinsale, Co. Cork
Saturday 20 December 2014
Monday 1 December 2014
20 November — 22 November 2015
14 December 2015
Edited by Peter Pope and Shannon Lewis-Simpson
Can we approach European expansion to the Americas and elsewhere without colonial triumphalism? A research strategy which automatically treats early establishments overseas as embryonic colonies produces predictable results: in retrospect, some were, some were not. Post-Medieval archaeology has much to contribute to our understanding of the gradual drift of ordinary people - the cast of thousands, anonymous or almost-forgotten behind the famous names of history.