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ASHA Workshop 1– Technical & Research Skills

20 April 2018 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

This workshop is being organised by the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology with the support of Australia ICOMOS and the Heritage Division, Office of Environment and Heritage. The venue is provided courtesy of Property NSW.Historical documents: maps, plans and imagesThis session will:look at how and why we do Land Titles research in archaeology.involve an online workshop on how to do Land Titles research and its value in understanding archaeological sites.provide an understanding historic images and plans.look at methods for overlaying maps and plan.Archaeological Research Questions and Assessing SignificanceThis session considers how we construct archaeological research designs and formulate questions to better understand the archaeological resource. This will include consideration of how these questions fit with assessing archaeological significance within a framework of the 2009 guidelines.Working in different statutory environmentsThis session provides an overview of the statutory planning environments that archaeologists work in, in NSW. It will look at assessing heritage and archaeology for State Significant Development and Infrastructure projects including:the role of an archaeological assessment in the Environmental Impact Statement and the approvals process.managing risk for your clients (costs, time delays, etc.)archaeological obligations under the NSW Heritage Act, 1977.Workshop Presenters include:Dr Mary Casey, President, ASHA and Director, Casey & LoweDr James Flexner, Lecturer in Historical Archaeology and Heritage, University of SydneyDr Terry Kass, Historian and heritage consultantDr Siobhan Lavelle, Senior Team Leader, Heritage Division, Office of Environment and HeritageMr Nicholas Pitt, Webmaster, ASHA, postgraduate student and independent heritage practitionerMs Kylie Seretis, Director, Casey & LoweDr Iain Stuart, Vice-President, ASHA and Partner, JCIS ConsultantsDate:Friday 20 April 2018Time:9am to 5pmLocation:Big Dig Centre, YHA Cumberland Street, The Rocks, SydneyWorkshop Program:The final workshop program is available to downloadhere.SOLD OUT


20 April 2018
12:00 am UTC+0