Howard Williams

Professor of Archaeology, University of Chester

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https://howardwilliamsblog.wordpress.com/

Howard Williams is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Chester and researches public archaeology and archaeologies of death and memory. He co-edits the Offa’s Dyke Journal and writes an academic blog: Archaeodeath.

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BOOKS BY THIS CONTRIBUTOR

Archaeologies & Antiquaries: Essays by Dai Morgan Evans

ed. Howard Williams

This book collects and republishes 14 key academic works by Dai Morgan Evans FSA (1944–2017). Spanning early medieval studies, the management and conservation of ancient monuments, histories of antiquarianism, and the Welsh church of Llangar, the chapters have been freshly edited and published together for the first time with new illustrations. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00

The Public Archaeology of Treasure

ed. Howard Williams

Select proceedings of the 5th University of Chester Archaeology Student Conference (31 January 2020) reflect on the shifting and conflicting meanings, values and significances for treasure in archaeology’s public engagements, interactions and manifestations. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00

Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 3 for 2021

ed. Howard Williams

ODJ has a concerted focus on the Anglo-Welsh borderlands alongside wider themes, debates and investigations concerning boundaries and barriers, edges and peripheries, from prehistory through to recent times. The public archaeology and heritage of frontiers and borderlands is also considered. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 2 for 2020

ed. Howard Williams

ODJ has a concerted focus on the Anglo-Welsh borderlands alongside wider themes, debates and investigations concerning boundaries and barriers, edges and peripheries, from prehistory through to recent times. The public archaeology and heritage of frontiers and borderlands is also considered. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

Public Archaeologies of Frontiers and Borderlands

ed. Howard Williams

Select proceedings of the 4th University of Chester Archaeology Student conference (Chester, 20 March 2019) investigate real-world ancient and modern frontier works, the significance of graffiti, material culture, monuments and wall-building, as well as fictional representations of borders and walls in the arts, as public archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 1 for 2019

ed. Howard Williams

This new journal offers a resource for scholars, students and the wider public regarding the archaeology, heritage and history of the Welsh Marches and its linear monuments. It also delivers a much-needed venue for interdisciplinary studies from other times and places. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Digging into the Dark Ages

ed. Howard Williams

What does the ‘Dark Ages’ mean in contemporary society? Tackling public engagements through archaeological fieldwork, heritage sites and museums, fictional portrayals and art, and increasingly via a broad range of digital media, this is the first-ever dedicated collection exploring the public archaeology of the Early Middle Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement

ed. Howard Williams

This collection, stemming from the 2nd University of Chester Archaeology Student Conference 'Archaeo-Engage: Engaging Communities in Archaeology' (April 2017), provides original perspectives on public archaeology’s current practices and future potentials focusing on art/archaeological media, strategies and subjects. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00