ROMARCH: Maritime Archaeology Conference at Oxford

Registration is now open for BEYOND STORMS, WAR AND SHIPWRECKS: 60 YEARS OF MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY AROUND SICILY to be held at St John’s College, University of Oxford on Tuesday 21 June, 2016 in conjunction with the exhibition Storms, War and Shipwrecks: Treasures from the Sicilian Seas at the Ashmolean Museum.
Admission (payable at the door) includes entrance to the Exhibition, refreshments and wine reception. Full price £12, Students £5.

To register, please email: antiquities@ashmus.ox.ac.uk<mailto:antiquities@ashmus.ox.ac.uk>, or T. 01865 278020.

For further information, please see invitation attached and complete program below.

The conference and exhibition are generously supported by the Honor Frost Foundation.

Best wishes,

Alexandra Sofroniew (Exhibition Curator and Conference Organiser)

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Program
Tuesday 21 June, 9.15am – 6.00pm

BEYOND STORMS, WAR AND SHIPWRECKS: 60 YEARS OF MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY AROUND SICILY

Garden Quad Reception Room, St John’s College, University of Oxford, OX1 3JP

09:15 Welcome and Introduction, Dr Xa Sturgis, Director, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

09:30 Prof. Sebastiano Tusa, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali del Mare, Regione Sicilia, Italy, Title Tbc

10:15 Sicilian Soundings: Honor Frost and the Punic Shipwreck Project of Marsala, Dr Claire Calcagno, Marine Archaeologist, Independent Scholar, USA, and Prof. Elena Flavia Castagnino Berlinghieri, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali di Siracusa, Italy

11:00 Break – coffee and tea

11:30 La nave greca arcaica di Gela e l’emporio commerciale arcaico. Traffici e commerce nell’antica cittàs Siceliota, Prof. Rosalba Panvini, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali di Siracusa, Italy

12:15 The Economics of Naval Warfare: Evidence from the Battle of the Egadi Islands, Prof. Jeffrey Royal, East Carolina University, USA

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Elmi del mare antico di Camarina, Prof. Giovanni Di Stefano, Museo Archeologico Regionale di Kamarina, Italy

15:15 Triremes, Rams and Robots: Surveying the Battle of the Egadi Islands, Prof. Jon Henderson, The University of Nottingham, UK

16:00 Break – coffee and tea

16:30 The Marzamemi ‘Church wreck’: from discovery to display, Prof. Elena Flavia Castagnino Berlinghieri, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali di Siracusa, Italy, and Prof. Andrea Paribeni, Carlo Bo University, Urbino, Italy

17:15 Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) threats and challenges: a global concern for the 21st Century, Prof. Lucy Blue, The Honor Frost Foundation

18:00 Reception

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Giles Richardson

Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology
Brasenose College | University of Oxford | OX1 4AJ, England

Tel: +44 (0) 7714085364 | Email: giles.richardson@bnc.ox.ac.uk<mailto:giles.richardson@bnc.ox.ac.uk>
Diving Officer, Oxford University Underwater Exploration Group

British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Special Branch 9205 | http://www.ouueg.com&lt;http://www.ouueg.com&gt;

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