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BIG STUFF 2019 – Katowice

Big Stuff is a triennial conference focused on the particular challenges of preserving and interpreting large technology objects. The first Big Stuff conference was held in Canberra, Australia, as a

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James Watt 2019 events in Birmingham and Scotland

James Watt died on 25th August 1819 and 2019 is the bicentenary year of his death. As a scientist, inventor and engineer James Watt contributed to steam-engine development, invented the

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James Watt Centenary Year Events at Etruria Industrial Museum

James Watt died on 25th August 1819 aged 83. To commemorate his life the Etruria Industrial Museum is organising a series of events. The museum includes Shirley’s 1857 Bone &

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AIA July e-News Bulletin now out

Welcome to the Association for Industrial Archaeology’s e-news Bulletin, a new quarterly publication of stories containing updates on what we’ve been doing recently, and other industrial archaeology news. The bulletin

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Council update – June 2019

The second meeting of Council for 2019, was held in London on 8th June. The chairman, Mike Nevell, noted with regret the deaths of Ray Riley, Richard Hills, Joan Day

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Meet the experts at the Radstock Museum

Radstock Museum is in North East Somerset just 9 miles from Bath. The award winning Museum celebrates the history of the Somerset Coalfield in the Victorian era. With galleries on

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AIA Annual Conference now open for booking

Bridgwater & Taunton College Friday 9th August – Wednesday 14th August 2019 The weekend will commence with a seminar on the Friday organised by the Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society in

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EMIAC 96 & EERIAC XXIX details announced

EMIAC 96 When: 11th May 2019 Where: The Summit Centre, Pavilion Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts. NG17 7LL Cost: £20 per person includes buffet lunch Click to: Download brochure and a Booking

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March 2019 Council meeting update

The first Council meeting of 2019 was held at Leicester University on 2 March 2019, the main points are summarised here. The Chairman, Mike Nevell, announced that our agreement with

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Act now to save the coal processing plant of the Beringen coalmine

Last year, during the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, local organizations in Flanders were already struggling to save the huge coal preparation (washing and sifting) plant of the Beringen