HistFood meets YAC: the recipe for a successful outreach event

Location: 53°39’32.2″N 1°29’26.6″W Sandal Castle, Wakefield, United Kingdom Coordinators: Iona McCleery and Jane Howroyd Participants on the day: a large group of Young Archaeologists’ Club leaders from all over the country Mission of the day: Talking about Food, health and diet in the past while proposing some activities that the leaders could take home and…

A tale of two conferences

On the 11th September I set off to Heathrow airport for my 8 hour flight to Chicago for a weekend away at the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP) annual conference. Armed with my PowerPoint presentation and a script, I prepared to speak at my first large conference with a paper…