The schedule for the TAG (Theoretical Archaeology Group) conference has now been released, as well as further details on the Skeletons, Stories, and Social Bodies session. TAG 2016 will take place at the University of Southampton from Monday 19th - Wednesday 21st December, and the SSSB session will take place on the morning of the final day.
We hope you will be able to join us at TAG 2016!
TAG 2016 Session 21. Skeletons, Stories, and Social Bodies:
Dr Karina Croucher (University of Bradford)
Human remains as evidence for grief and mourning? A reinterpretation of plastered skulls from the Neolithic of the Levant
Professor Howard Williams (University of Chester)
Weland’s Bones: Skeletons and Stories in Early Medieval Britain
Jess Thompson (University of Cambridge)
Visualising Taphonomy: reconstructing burial practices from 1m2 at the Xagħra Circle hypogeum
Dr. Nick Thorpe (University of Winchester)
The use/misuse of Iron Age Bodies after Death: Denying Agency and Drawing on the Power of the Body
Takeshi Ishikawa (Kyushu University)
Visualised denial of rebirth of the dead in the mortuary process: Ritual disarticulation during the Middle Jomon Period in Japan
Michelle Scott (University of Manchester / Manchester Museum)
What happened to Djer’s arm? – Mis-placed and dis-placed archaeology
For more information, including abstracts, please see the session page: