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CIfA2019 Archaeology: values, benefits and legacies.

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists

From: Wednesday 24.04.19
at 10:00am
To: Friday 26.04.19
at 3:30pm

Leeds Royal Armouries Museum
Armouries Drive
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1LT
United Kingdom



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This conference is the premier professional archaeological conference in the UK, attracting hundreds of participants over three days. Combining keynote addresses, wide-ranging sessions, training workshops and exhibitions, the CIfA conference and training event provides an annual forum for discussing current professional issues, showcasing new developments and presenting research in archaeology and the wider heritage sector.

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The 2019 conference will provide a forum for delegates to discuss and explore ideas around social value, public benefit, and the creation of knowledge. It offers the opportunity to think about legacy and how the work we undertake now will impact on future generations – from inspiring future careers to learning lessons from our failures. We also want to consider how a multitude of stakeholders - archaeologists, policy makers, clients, the public - value our discipline: financially, politically and intellectually and to think about how effective we are in communicating that value through the stories we tell.


We are very excited to be able to hold CIfA2019 at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. The museum is one of three the Royal Armouries has across the United Kingdom and cares for one of the most important national collections of arms and armour in the world.