It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Julian Richards to the S.F. Bay Area as the guest of the Dept of Anthropology, U.C. Berkeley Feb 9-16, 2oo7. Dr. Richards is Co-Director of Internet Archaeology, an electronic journal developed in York, and Director of the Archaeology Data Service, the national digital data archive for archaeological research. He is a partner in the EC-funded CHIRON and EPOCH networks. He is also an accomplished specialist in the archaeology of Anglo-Saxon and Viking Age England.
His visit to Berkeley will focus on the digital archiving and dissemination of cultural heritage management and archaeological research. He has a full program of lectures and workshops open to the public, summarized below:
Monday 12 Feb 4pm, Kroeber Hall, Gifford Room (2nd floor): Lecture and discussion “Digital archaeology: electronic publication, data mining and the Semantic Web”. Reception to follow. Open to the public.
Wednesday 14 Feb 2-5pm, 2251 College Building, room 101. Workshop: “Best practices in the digital recording, archiving, preservation and diseemination of archaeological research”. Open to the public.
Thursday 15 Feb, 1-4pm, Officers Club, San Francisco Presidio: Workshop: “Standards of practice and practicing standards: Preserving Cultural Heritage, one bit at a time“. Open to the public, but please contact Ruth Tringham or Michael Ashley first.
Dr. Richards is also available by appointment for individual consultation on Monday, 12 Feb 10-12, and Wednesday Feb 14, 10-12. Please contact Ruth Tringham.