Acoustics and Music of British Prehistory Research Network First Symposium
Friday 19th June 2009, University of Cambridge
Pippard Lecture theatre, Cavendish Laboratory
J. J. Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0HE
The network will have its first public open event on 19th June. Registration and attendance is open to all, students, researchers. academics, heritage professionals and of course the general public. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your attendance and let us know you are coming. We will be hearing from a number of experts in the field, as well as giving plenty of time to discussion. We will in particular be looking at what the main research questions might be in relation to the study of the acoustics and music of British prehistory.
Directions at http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/contact/directions.php
Those arriving by car can park on Clerk Maxwell Road and walk to the main
building, or they can use the Madingley Road Park & Ride. The #4 bus from
the park & ride stops directly in front of the Cavendish. Unfortunately
on-site parking will not be available.
1oam Arrival and Coffee
10:30 Presentations by
Ian Cross – Lithophonics in Prehistory, University of Cambridge
Aaron Watson – Multimedia monuments: exploring sound and vision in prehistory
Paul Devereux – Natural Sound Behaviour in Archaeological Contexts
Graeme Lawson – Evidenced Acoustical Behaviours and Acoustical Space: Re-integrating Sound-tools and Landscapes in Ancient Acoustics
Seb Jouan – Arup Acoustics Glasgow
Gry Baelum Nielsen – Odeon Software and Acoustics of Roman Theatres and Odea
Sarah May – English Heritage – Reverence and a Noisy Experiment at Silbury Hill
12.45 – 1.45 Lunch
1.45 – Keynote: Arnd Adje Both – Chair of the ICTM Study Group for Music Archaeology
Research Questions in the Acoustics and Music of Prehistory: A Synthesis.
2.30 – Research Question Discussion
3.30 – 4.30 Round Table Discussion