Rewilding Later Prehistory Workshop 3: Testing the OASIS+ module

 ‘Rewilding’ later prehistory workshop 3: OASIS+ modules for plant and animal remains – format, workflow & feedback


Date/time: Friday 15 December 2023, 10.30-15.45
Location: School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, 1/2 South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3TG

Workshop aims:

(i) Update participants on progress with the ‘Rewilding’ later prehistory project

(ii) Share working group progress on designing OASIS+ modules for recording archaeobotanical and zooarchaeological summary data with a wider set of paleoenvironmental specialists and relevant stakeholders

(iii) Test and provide feedback on proposed fields for, and plans for implementation of, the two new OASIS+ modules

Part 1: Background to the OASIS+ modules for plant & animal remains (short talks; generous discussion time)

10.30 Arrival – coffee/tea

10.45 Talk 1: ‘Rewilding’ later prehistory project update (Anwen Cooper)

11.05 Talk 2: OASIS+ modules for plant and animal remains – introduction and progress

(Tina Roushannafas with input from working group members)

11.30 Discussion 1: OASIS+ modules – wider considerations – access, workflow, possibilities and challenges (introduction by Tim Evans; input from everyone)

12.30 Lunch (provided)

Part 2: Testing prototype OASIS+ modules

13.15 Practical session led by Historic England (Poly Baker, Gill Campbell, Ruth Pelling, Fay Worley)

14.45 Tea/coffee

Part 3: What next?

15.00 Feedback session (Chaired by Michael Wallace)

15.40 Concluding remarks and close (Anwen Cooper)

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