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SATURDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2011 THE CENTRE FOR HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER Now an annual event, this conference will provide a lively and informal forum for the presentation and discussion of current postgraduate research in the archaeology of the last 500 years, and will highlight the strength and diversity of the discipline. PhD students will be provided with an opportunity to present their research and gain constructive feedback; academic and professional archaeologists are warmly invited to hear about current work within the field and to support new researchers. Proposals for 20-minute papers are invited from current PhD students, from both British and international universities, who are researching any subject relevant to the field of later historical archaeology (broadly from the 16th century to the present day). Depending on response, we may have to limit presentations to students in the latter stages of their research, but if in doubt, please contact us. Posters on current or recently completed research projects will also be welcome. Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words to Emma Dwyer ( and Sarah Newstead ( by Monday 20th June 2011. THE CENTRE FOR HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY at the University of Leicester is home to Britain's largest grouping of researchers specialising in historical archaeology, and aims to encourage and co-ordinate interdisciplinary research in the field of historical archaeology by building links with other departments in the UK and internationally, and supporting a range of research initiatives. Full details can be found at: