Program

10 November – Thursday

9:00Participants Registration
9:15Welcome
9:30How many archaeologists does it take to decolonize archaeology?
Tiffany C. Fryer
9:45Decolonise? Indigenous Knowledges and the Denial of Worlding
Beatriz Marín-Aguilera
10:00De-cryptocolonisation or a political horizon for heritage? The case for heritage commons in Greece
Stelios Lekakis
10:15Emergency: Creatively communicating the archaeology and heritage of the Mau Mau Uprising
Hannah McLean
10:30Uncovering decolonial narratives of heritage through GPS surveying in Senegalese tourism
Janine Traber
10:45Discussion
11:00Coffee
11:15What makes up a community in a Jola village in northern Guinea-Bissau? Methodological challenges of doing archaeological research in a plural religious setting”
Angelo M. Vasco, Bruno Pastre Máximo and Marília Calazans
11:30Utu Archaeology: the urgency for Mozambican Archaeology
Mussa Raja, Lindomar André, Filipa Santos and Stella Gujamo
11:45An Archaeology of memory: Constructing narratives about slavery in the region of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau
Sara Simões, Rui Gomes Coelho and Claudio Arbore
12:00Relearning archaeology: engaging with descendent communities on the island of St Eustatius
Marjolijn Kok
12:15Decolonizing archaeology in practice: challenges and opportunities from the ‘Colonial’ Caribbean
Laura McAtackney and Pardis Zahedi
12:30Discussion
12:45Lunch
14:10CHAT CHAIN-MAIL
14:15Archaeology Also Dances: Afro-Brazilian Archaeology and Its Contributions to the Antiracism
Lucio Menezes Ferreira
14:30The Asylum era in North America
Sarah Bell
14:45Decolonizing Time, Space and Knowledge. An Archaeology Centred on Indigenous Rights, Language and Spirituality
Marcelo Miranda, Jully Acuña Suárez, Colectivo Ayentš
15:00The “Colonization” of a Late Medieval Parish Church (Tabuado, Marco de Canaveses, Porto, Portugal)
João Rebuge
15:15De-Colonizing from the inside: Community Archaeology as Political ethics in the Spanish Rural World
Carlos Tejerizo García
15:30Discussion
15:45Coffee
16:00Invisible Lives Matter: Absence of archaeological evidence of non-white workers in Portuguese 19th and 20th centuries’ industrial environments
Susana Pacheco and João Luís Sequeira
16:15Extractivism through heritage at North Shields Fish Quay: Reflecting upon the role of archaeology in reproducing coloniality through heritage-led regeneration
Katherine Watson
16:30Archaeological ethnography as a decolonial tool: a case study in the mountainous areas of East Crete (Greece)
Klairi Gianniri
16:45The Statue of Tara at the British Museum: An Artefact as a Sight of (Post)Colonial Anxiety
Senel Wanniarachchi
17:00“Community Archaeology in Providence and Beyond”: Engaged Scholarship and Community Collaborations in an Undergraduate Classroom
Miriam Rothenberg
17:15Discussion
17:30Roundtable: Old and New Colonialisms: How do we form a Community of Action?
Sarah de Nardi, moderation

11 November – Friday

10:00Fieldtrip: Lisbon Tropical Botanical Garden and Calheta Palace’s archives
Museums of the University of Lisbon
14:00Decolonising mentalities and practices: when will Portuguese museum come onboard?
Maria Vlachou
14:15Paisley Museum Re-imagined”
Joel Fagan
14:30 
Chatziandreou Konstantinos
14:45The Decolonization of Archaeology and the New Materialistic Approaches: A contemporary Case Study of a Cemetery in Israel
Talia Shay
15:00Decent Burial: Decolonial Remembrance and Forgetfulness
Achia Anzi
15:15Discussion
15:30Coffee
15:45The Free Ground Burials in the North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island: Recuperating Memory, Restoring Dignity
John F. Cherry, Elizabeth Davis, Annalisa Heppner and Miriam Rothenberg
16:00A PanAfrican strontium isoscape and the life histories of enslaved Africans
Vicky M. Oelze
16:15Excavating the Past: Palestinian Archaeologists and Antique Dealers from the Late Ottoman Period to the Nakba
Nicole Khayat
16:30Archaeological films of the British Mandate for Palestine: A Remix
Vesna Lukic and Aidan Delaney
16:45Decolonizing Archaeology in Syria: Is it possible?
Nour Munawor
17:00Discussion
17:15Roundtable: Decolonizing undergraduate Historical Archaeology
Jane Webster, moderation

12 November – Saturday

9:00Fieldtrip: Afro-Lisbon / Projected Memorial of Slavery, Campo das Cebolas
Batoto Yetu Portugal / DJASS-Afrodescendants Association
12:45Lunch
14:00Postcolonial Retrospect: A View from India in Five Objects
Erin Riggs
14:15Decolonising heritage: making reconciliatory heritage from ‘below’
Mina Dragouni
14:30Decolonizing Osteoarchaeology: Benefits of Mobility Isotopes and Osteobiographies
Maïa Magalhaes-Filion
14:45A walled garden under the sea? an archaeology of submarine internet cables
Jane Ruffino
15:00Reversing the heritage gaze: How interactive documentary can facilitate non-profit participation and fundraising
Zulfiya Hamzaki
15:15Europa Universalis? Towards a decolonization of the landscape in Archaeology
Frederico Agosto and Philipp Teuchman
15:30Discussion
15:45Coffee
16:00Decolonize rock art!
António Batarda Fernandes, Melissa Marshall and Inés Domingo
16:15‘A Sudden Storm Has Grown So Great At Sea’
Angela Piccini
16:30Archaeology and the trade union movement in Portugal
Sara Simões, Regis Barbosa, Mauro Correia and Sara Brito
16:45The leash of Kronos – How chronologies imprison archaeologists
Daniel Carvalho and Joel Santos
17:00The tyranny of the binary. Academic closed narratives
Joel Santos and Daniel Carvalho
17:15Final remarks