50th Anniversary Conference
14th-16th June 2013
Quakers Friends House, Euston, London

This international academic conference is the culmination of a series of events marking the 50th Anniversary of the Historical Metallurgy Society and will provide a high-level 'state of the art' profile of current and future developments in the various disciplines which HMS represents.

The four themes of this meeting are:

  • Origins of metallurgy. Chairs Paul Craddock & Thilo Rehren.
  • Innovation and change. Chairs David Bourgarit & Justine Bayley.
  • Society and metalworkers. Chairs Marcos MartinĂ³n-Torres & Vincent Serneels.
  • The future of historical and archaeological metallurgy. Chairs David Killick & David Dungworth.

There will be a huge range of topics and representatives from across the globe. The Programme can be downloaded here and the abstract book is available here.

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HMS is not able to provide accommodation, but there are a range of hotels and hostels in the areas around the venues, these should cater for most budgets. Below is a list of just a few of the local hotels/hostels and links that you may want to try, there are many more hotels in London and in the area.

Imperial London Hotels (range of hotels and prices) http://www.imperialhotels.co.uk/

Smart Russell Square (hostel) http://www.smartbackpackers.com/

Generator London Hostel http://generatorhostels.com/en/destinations/london/

Holiday Inn http://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/london/lonbl/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=mdpr-_-googlemapsUK-_-hi-_-lonbl

Ibis http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-0921-ibis-london-euston-st-pancras/index.shtml

Premier Inn http://www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/LONEUS/london-euston

Travelodge http://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/344/London-Central-Euston-hotel

The Montague On The Gardens http://www.montaguehotel.com/

Ambassadors Bloomsbury http://www.ambassadors.co.uk/

MIC Hotel http://www.micentre.com/

Hotel Russell (expensive) http://www.londonrussellhotel.co.uk/