The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at The University of Sydney invites you to the official booklaunch of
Tuesday, 15 September, 2009, from 6.00pm
The Nicholson Museum, The Quadrangle,The University of Sydney
Includes 30-minute talk: Romancing the Bones: The impact of popular culture on archaeological research since 1748.
Introduced by Dr Paul Willis from ABC’s Catalyst
Resurrecting Pompeii provides an in-depth study of a unique site from antiquity wth information about a population who all died from the same known cause within a short period of time.
Dr Estelle Lazer is an Honourary Associate with Faculty of Architecture,Design and Planning at The University of Sydney. Her research interests include forensic archaeology and Antarctic cultural heritage management. She has spent seven fields sessions working on the human skeletal remains at Pompeii. Dr Lazer is working within Architectural Science on identifying sustainable design practices and techniques from Ancient Roman architecture that can be applied to modern building design.
Space limited: Please RSVP to 9351 5906 or email j.wilson[at]arch.usyd.edu.au