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Archaeology and Crime survey

Carolyn Shelbourn at the School of Law, University of Sheffield is researching archaeologists’ experience of crime.

Online survey on heritage interpretation

Ghent University, Belgium, and the Ename Center for Public Archaeology and Heritage Presentation, Belgium, are working on a research project dealing with the potentials (and the threats) of the use of new information and communication technologies for the interpretation of heritage sites.

Archaeology Research in Progress Conference - Glasgow

Archaeological Research in Progress 28 - 30 Mar 2010 Glasgow

This year the Archaeological Research in Progress will be held at The Burrell Collection, Glasgow and lectures will focus on recent work in Glasgow and the surrounding region.

For more information please see the conference website.

Planning Policy Statement 5: Planning for the historic Environment published

Housing and Planning Minster John Healey yesterday confirmed the new Planning Policy Guidance 5: planning for the historic environment which aims to make heritage assets the centrepieces of rejuvenated towns and cities, and protect the historic environment for future generations.

Housing and Planning Minster John Healey yesterday confirmed the new Planning Policy Guidance 5: planning for the historic environment which aims to make heritage assets the centrepieces of rejuvenated towns and cities, and protect the historic environment for future generations.

The new guidelines provide the first integrated approach for developers and councils to work together to restore and enhance historic buildings, as well as monuments, parks, gardens and industrial sites.

A detailed Practice Guide from English Heritage accompanies the new guidance and explains how councils and de

AIA/CBA day schools on industrial buildings

The AIA/CBA regional day schools on industrial buildings will continue into 2010.

These day schools, which are free to CBA and AIA members who comment on listed buildings, are continuing into 2010.

The north-east regional day school will be held at the Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineering in Newcastle on Tuesday November 24th, 2009, with talks on the coal and salt industry and the recording of engineering buildings, with a field visit round the Stephenson Quarter.

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