Written on our bones: skeletons and human stories @ Leeds City Museum, Leeds [12 October]

Written on our bones: skeletons and human stories

10:30 - 16:00

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Leeds City Museum
Cookridge Street, LS2 8BH Leeds
A study day exploring archaeology and human remains through a series of fascinating talks. A must for those working in archaeology and related fields, as well as for anyone interested in local history and the stories of those who have gone before us. No previous knowledge needed.

Programme of talks:

'The Bare Bones of Burials in Commercial Archaeology: Challenges and Rewards?' Dave Hunter (West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Services WYAAS) and David Williams (Archaeological Services ASWYAS)

'Past London Lives: revealed through skeletal time travel' Jelena Bekvalac (Museum of London)

'Human remains: the museum perspective' Katherine Baxter (Leeds Museums & Galleries) and Natalie Buy (York Museums Trust)

'One thousand years of life and death in Northern England: the story revealed by the University of Sheffield's skeletal collections' Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins (University of Sheffield)

'Towton and beyond: battle trauma in medieval Britain' Dr Jo Buckberry (University of Bradford)

£20 including lunch and refreshments.
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