Photograph of sheep
Sheep grazing at Butser Farm, photographed by J Browning © Historic England
Sheep grazing at Butser Farm, photographed by J Browning © Historic England

PZG Meetings and Minutes

Professional Zooarchaeology Group meetings are held twice a year, at universities, museums and archaeological units throughout the UK. Minutes of each meeting can be found by clicking on the meeting's topic in the table below.

Past meetings

TopicLocationDate
Inaugural meetingEnglish Heritage, Fort Cumberland, PortsmouthJul. 2005
PalaeopathologyUniversity of LeicesterJan. 2006
MicrofaunaOxford Archaeology, OxfordJul. 2006
Fish bonesUniversity of BradfordJan. 2007
Bird BonesNatural History Museum, TringJul. 2007
Isotopes and DNAResearch Laboratory for Archaeology and History of Art, University of OxfordJan. 2008
BiometryCotswold Archaeology, CirencesterJun. 2008
StatisticsUniversity of NottinghamJan. 2009
Ageing and sexingBournemouth UniversityAug. 2009
Reference CollectionsUniversity of SheffieldFeb. 2010
ButcheryUniversity of CambridgeFeb. 2011
TaphonomyUniversity of YorkJul. 2011
Unusual animal bone depositsMoLA, LondonFeb. 2012
Animal BonesGuidelines and sheep/goat distinction workshopEnglish Heritage, Fort Cumberland, PortsmouthJul. 2012
CarnivoresWessex Archaeology, SalisburyMar. 2013
PalaeopathologyUniversity of LeicesterAug. 2013
EquidsUniversity of Central Lancashire, PrestonFeb. 2014
Medieval ZooarchaeologyUniversity of NottinghamMar. 2015
Roman Zooarchaeology (and PZG 10th Anniversary)Historic England, PortsmouthAug. 2015
Marine FaunaUniversity of the Highlands and Islands, Kirkwall, OrkneyApr. 2016
Bone WorkingCardiff UniversityJun. 2017
Commensals and microfaunaThe University of YorkMar. 2018
Perinatal animal bonesHistoric England PortsmouthMar. 2019
Maltbyfest 2019Bournemouth UniversityJul. 2019
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