Academic Interests

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    About

    My research interests are mortuary archaeology, archaeologies of memory, the history of archaeology, public archaeology and the early medieval archaeology of Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia (c. 400-1100). I’m a co-director of Project Eliseg, and co-convenor of the Offa’s Dyke Collaboratory.

    Education

    2000 – University of Reading, PhD in Archaeology

    1996 – University of Reading, MA Burial Archaeology

    1995 – University of Sheffield, BSc (Hons) Archaeology

    Publications

    Books
    Williams, H., Pudney, C. and Ezzeldin, A. (eds) 2019. Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement, Oxford: Archaeopress.
     
    Williams, H., Wills-Eve, B. and Osborne, J. (eds) 2019. The Public Archaeology of Death, Sheffield: Equinox. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/public-archaeology-death/
     
    Cerezo-Román, J. I., Wessman, A. and Williams, H. (eds) 2017. Cremation and the Archaeology of Death, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
     
    Williams, H. and Giles, M. (eds) 2016. Archaeologists and the Dead, Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/archaeologists-and-the-dead- 9780198753537?cc=gb&lang=en&
     
    Williams, H., Kirton, J. and Gondek, M. (eds) 2015. Early Medieval Stone Monuments: Materiality, Biography, Landscape. Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer. http://www.boydellandbrewer.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=14947
     
    Sayer, D. and Williams, H. (eds) 2009. Mortuary Practices & Social Identities in the Middle Ages: Essays in Burial Archaeology in Honour of Heinrich Härke. Exeter: University of Exeter Press. 306 pages. http://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/products/60575
     
    Semple, S. and Williams, H. (eds) 2007. Early Medieval Mortuary Practices: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology & History 14. Oxford: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology. 400 pages. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Anglo-Saxon-Studies-Archaeology-History- Perspectives/dp/0947816151
     
    Williams, H. 2006. Death & Memory in Early Medieval Britain, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 268 pages (paperback reprint, 2010). http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/archaeology/medieval-archaeology/death- and-memory-early-medieval-britain
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2003. Archaeologies of Remembrance: Death and Memory in Past Societies. New York: Kluwer/Plenum. 324 pages. http://www.springer.com/gb/book/9780306474514
     
    Williams, H. 2000. ‘The Burnt Germans of the Age of Iron’: An Analysis of Early Anglo-Saxon Cremation Practices. Unpublished Doctoral Thesis, Reading: University of Reading. http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.342114
    Journals
    Williams, H. and Richardson, L. 2018. Death in the Contemporary World: Perspectives from Public Archaeology, AP Online Journal of Public Archaeology 8(2) Special Issue 3. http://dx.doi.org/10.23914/ap.v8i2
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2017. Archaeological Journal vol. 174 for 2017
     
    Williams, H. (guest ed.) 2016. Mortuary citations: Death and Memory in the Viking World: Special issue of           the                   European              Journal            of                 Archaeology                      19(3) http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/yeja20/19/3.
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2016. Archaeological Journal vol. 173 for 2016
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2015. Archaeological Journal vol. 172 for 2015
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2014. Archaeological Journal vol. 171 for 2014
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2013. Archaeological Journal vol. 170 for 2013
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2012. Archaeological Journal vol. 169 for 2012
     
    Williams, H. (guest ed.) 2011. Archaeologists on Contemporary Death: Mortality Special Issue, 16.2
     
    Williams, H. (ed.) 2011. Reviews, in Archaeological Journal 168 for 2011
     
    Effros, B. & Williams, H. (guest eds) 2008. Early Medieval Material Culture in the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Imagination. Early Medieval Europe 16(1). 126 pages
     
    Bradley, R.J. & Williams, H. (eds) 1998. The Past in the Past: The Reuse of Ancient Monuments: World Archaeology 30 (1) London: Routledge. 178 pages
     

    Journal Articles
    Williams, H. 2018. Introduction: public archaeologies of death and memory, in H. Williams and L. Richardson (eds) Death in the Contemporary World: Perspectives from Public Archaeology, AP Online Journal of Public Archaeology 8(2) Special Issue 3: 1–24 http://revistas.jasarqueologia.es/index.php/APJournal/article/view/229
     
    Williams, H., Smith, G., Crane, D. and Watson, A. 2018. The Smiling Abbot: rediscovering a unique medieval effigial slab, Archaeological Journal 175(2): 255–91. DOI: 10.1080/00665983.2017.1366705. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620690
     
    Meyers Emery, K. and Williams, H. 2018. A place to rest your (burnt) bones? Mortuary houses in early Anglo-Saxon England, Archaeological Journal 175(1): 55–86. https://doi.org/10.1080/00665983.2017.1366704http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620657
     
    Murrieta-Flores, P. and Williams, H. 2017. Placing the Pillar of Eliseg: movement, visibility and memory in the early medieval landscape, Medieval Archaeology 61(1), 69–103. https://doi.org/10.1080/00766097.2017.1295926. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620515
     
    Williams, H. 2016. Tressed for death in early Anglo-Saxon England, Internet Archaeology 42. http://dx.doi.org/10.11141/ia.42.6.7
     
    Williams, H. 2016. “Clumsy and illogical”? Reconsidering the West Kirby hogback, The Antiquaries Journal 96, 69–100 https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003581516000664 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620245
     
    Williams, H. 2016. Citations in stone: the material world of hogbacks, European Journal of Archaeology 19(3), 497–518.                            http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14619571.2016.1186910 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/619046
     
    Williams, H. 2016. Viking mortuary citations, European Journal of Archaeology 19(3): 400–14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14619571.2016.1186882 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/619062
     
    Williams, H. 2015. Death, hair and memory: cremation’s heterogeneity in early Anglo-Saxon  England, Analecta   Archaeologica                          Ressoviensia,      10,                          29–76. http://www.archeologia.ur.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/AAR10_Williams_np.pdf
     
    Williams, H. and Atkin, A. 2015. Virtually dead: digital public mortuary archaeology, Internet Archaeology 40.                                       http://intarch.ac.uk/journal/issue40/7/4/index.html http://hdl.handle.net/10034/594441
     
    Tong, J., Evans, S., Williams, H., Edwards, N. and Robinson, G. 2015. Vlog to death: Project Eliseg’s video-blogging, Internet Archaeology 39. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/554088; http://intarch.ac.uk/journal/issue39/3/toc.html
     
    Williams, H. 2014. Monument and material reuse at the National Memorial Arboretum, Archaeological Dialogues 21(1): 77-104. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1380203814000117 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/336334
     
    Williams, H. 2014. Antiquity at the National Memorial Arboretum, International Journal of Heritage Studies          20(4):    393–414. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13527258.2012.757556 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/336332
     
    Williams, H. 2013. Saxon obsequies: the early medieval archaeology of Richard Cornwallis Neville, Bulletin of the History of Archaeology 23(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/bha.2312. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/336331
     
    Williams, H. 2011. Ashes to asses: an archaeological perspective on death and donkeys, Journal of Material Culture 16(3): 219–39. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359183511412880
     
    Williams,       H.    2011.    Archaeologists     on    Contemporary    Death,    Mortality    16(2):    91–97. https://doi.org/10.1080/13576275.2011.560450
     
    Williams, H. 2011. Cremation and present pasts: a contemporary archaeology of Swedish memory groves, Mortality 16(2): 113–30. https://doi.org/10.1080/13576275.2011.560451
     
    Williams, H. 2011. The sense of being seen: ocular effects at Sutton Hoo, Journal of  Social Archaeology 11(1): 99–121. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469605310381034
     
    Williams, H., Rundkvist, M. & Danielsson, A. 2010. The landscape of a Swedish boat-grave cemetery, Landscapes 11(1): 1–24. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/311915 https://doi.org/10.1179/lan.2010.11.1.1
     
    Walls, S. and Williams, H. 2010. Death and memory on the Home Front: Second World War commemoration in the South Hams, Devon, Cambridge Archaeological Journal 20(1): 49–66. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0959774310000041
     
    Rundkvist, M. and Williams, H. 2008. A Viking boat grave with gaming pieces excavated at Skamby, Östergötland, Sweden, Medieval Archaeology 52: 69–102. https://doi.org/10.1179/174581708×335440
     
    Simpson, F. & Williams, H. 2008. Evaluating community archaeology in the UK, Public Archaeology 7(2): 69–90. https://doi.org/10.1179/175355308X329955
     
    Williams, H. 2008. Anglo-Saxonism and Victorian archaeology: William Wylie’s Fairford Graves, Early Medieval Europe 16(1): 49–88. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0254.2008.00221.x
     
    Rundkvist, M., Stilborg, O. and Williams H. 2007. Copper alloy casting at Skamby in Kuddby parish, Östergötland, Fornvännen 102, 279–281. http://samla.raa.se/xmlui/handle/raa/3170
     
    Williams, H. & Williams, E.J.L. 2007. Digging for the dead: archaeological practice as mortuary commemoration, Public Archaeology 6(1): 45–61. https://doi.org/10.1179/175355307X202866
     
    Williams, H. 2007. Introduction: themes in the archaeology of early medieval death and burial, in S. Semple & H. Williams (eds) Early Medieval Mortuary Practices: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology & History 14: 1–11.
     
    Williams, H. 2007. Transforming body and soul: toilet implements in early Anglo-Saxon graves, in S. Semple & H. Williams (eds) Early Medieval Mortuary Practices: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology & History 14: 66–91.
     
    Williams, H. 2007. Depicting the dead: Commemoration through cists, cairns and symbols in early medieval Britain, Cambridge Archaeological Journal 17(2): 145–64. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0959774307000224
     
    Williams, H. 2007. The emotive force of early medieval mortuary practices, Archaeological Review from Cambridge. 22(1): 107–23.
     
    Williams, H. 2006. Heathen graves and Victorian Anglo-Saxonism: assessing the archaeology of John Mitchell Kemble, in S. Semple (ed.) Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology & History 13: 1–18.
     
    Williams, H. 2005. Keeping the dead at arm’s length: memory, weaponry and early medieval mortuary technologies, Journal of Social Archaeology 5(2): 253–275. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469605305053369
     
    Williams, H. 2005. Review article: rethinking early medieval mortuary archaeology, Early Medieval Europe 13(2): 195–217. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0254.2005.00155.x
     
    Williams, H. 2004. Death warmed up: the agency of bodies and bones in early Anglo-Saxon cremation rites,       Journal  of                         Material    Culture         9(3):     263–91. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359183504046894
     
    Williams, H. 2004. Potted histories: cremation, ceramics and social memory in early Roman Britain, Oxford Journal of Archaeology 23(4): 417–27. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0092.2004.00219.x
     
    Williams, H. 2003. Material culture as memory: combs and cremation in early medieval Britain, Early Medieval Europe 12(2): 89–128. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0963-9462.2004.00123.x
     
    Semple, S. & Williams, H. 2001. Excavation on Roundway Down, Wiltshire Studies 94: 236–39.
     
    Williams, H. 1998. Monuments and the past in early Anglo-Saxon England, World Archaeology 30 (1): 90–108. https://doi.org/10.1080/00438243.1998.9980399
     
    Williams, H. 1997. Ancient Landscapes and the dead: the reuse of prehistoric and Roman monuments as early Anglo-Saxon burial sites. Medieval Archaeology 41: 1–31. https://doi.org/10.1080/00766097.1997.11735606
     
    Härke, H. & Williams, H. 1997. Angelsächsische Bestattungsplätze und ältere Denkmäler: Bemerkungen zur zeitlichen Entwicklung und Deutung des Phänomens, Archäologische Informationen          20/1:     25–27.   https://journals.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/index.php/arch- inf/article/viewFile/16256/10112
    Book Chapters
    Costello, B. and Williams, H. 2019. Rethinking heirlooms in early medieval graves, in M.G. Knight, D. Boughton and R.E. Wilkinson (eds) Objects of the Past in the Past: Investigating the Significance of Earlier Artefacts in Later Contexts. Oxford: Archaeopress. pp. 115–130.
     
    Williams, H. 2019. ‘To our big boy’. Zoos and animal sanctuaries as deathscapes, in C. Ljung, A.A. Sjögren, Berg, I., Engström, E., Stenholm, A-M.H., Jonsson, K., Klevnäs, A., Qviström, L., Zachrisson, T. (eds) Tidens landskap. En vänbok till Anders Andrén. Lund: Nordic Academic Press, pp. 298–300.
     
    Williams, H. 2019. Introduction: public archaeologies as arts of engagement, in H. Williams, C. Pudney and A. Ezzeldin (eds) Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement, Oxford: Archaeopress, pp. 1−14.
     
    Williams, H. with Alexander, R., Bursnell, R., Cave, J., Clarke, A., Ezzeldin, A., Felgate, J., Fisher, B., Humphries, B., Parry, S., Proctor, H, Rajput, M., Richardson, C. and Swift, B. 2019. From Archaeo-Engage to Arts of Engagement, in H. Williams, C. Pudney and A. Ezzeldin (eds) Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement, Oxford: Archaeopress, pp. 15−35.
     
    Williams, H. and Alexander, R. 2019. Dialogues with early medieval ‘warriors’, in H. Williams, C. Pudney and A. Ezzeldin (eds) Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement, Oxford: Archaeopress, pp. 66−84.
     
    Williams, H. 2019. Archaeodeath as digital public mortuary archaeology, in H. Williams, C. Pudney and A. Ezzeldin (eds) Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement, Oxford: Archaeopress, pp. 132−156.
     
    Williams, H. 2019. ‘To our big boy’. Zoos and animal sanctuaries as deathscapes, in C. Ljung, A Andreasson Sjögren, I. Berg, E. Engström, A-M. Hållans Stenholm, K. Jonsson, A. Klevnäs, L. Qviström, T. Zachrisson (eds). Tidens landscakap. En väanbok till Anders Andrén. Lund: Nordic Academic Press, pp. 298−300.
     
    Williams, H. 2019. Dead Relevant: Introducing The Public Archaeology of Death, in H. Williams, B. Wills-Eve and J. Osborne (eds) The Public Archaeology of Death, Sheffield: Equinox, pp. 1–16.
     
    Evans, S. and Williams, H. 2019. Death’s diversity: the case of Llangollen Museum, in H. Williams, B. Wills-Eve and J. Osborne and (eds) The Public Archaeology of Death, Sheffield: Equinox, pp. 37–54.
     
    Walsh, M. and Williams, H. 2019. Displaying the deviant: Sutton Hoo’s sand bodies, in H. Williams, B. Wills-Eve and J. Osborne (eds) The Public Archaeology of Death, Sheffield: Equinox, pp. 55–72.
     
    Watson, A. and Williams, H. 2019. Envisioning Cremation: Art and Archaeology, in H. Williams, B. Wills-Eve and J. Osborne (eds) The Public Archaeology of Death, Sheffield: Equinox, pp. 113–132.
     
    Williams, H. 2019. Death’s drama: mortuary practice in Vikings Season 1–4, in H. Williams, B. Wills-Eve and J. Osborne (eds) The Public Archaeology of Death, Sheffield: Equinox, pp. 155–182.
     
    Williams, H. 2017. Remembering and forgetting the medieval dead: exploring death, memory and material culture in monastic archaeology, in R. Gilchrist and G. L. Watson (eds) Medieval Archaeology: Volume IV: Medieval Social Archaeology, London: Routledge, pp. 168-93.
     
    Williams, H., Cerezo-Román, J.I., and Wessman, A. (eds) 2017. Introduction: Archaeologies of Cremation, in J.I. Cerezo-Román, A. Wessman and H. Williams (eds) Cremation and the Archaeology of Death, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1–24 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620512
     
    Wessman, A. and Williams, H. 2017. Building for the cremated dead, in J.I. Cerezo-Román, A. Wessman and H. Williams (eds) Cremation and the Archaeology of Death, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 177–98. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620513
     
    Williams, H. and Wessman, A. 2017. The contemporary archaeology of urban cremation, in J.I. Cerezo-Román, A. Wessman and H. Williams (eds) Cremation and the Archaeology of Death, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 266–96 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620514
     
    Williams, H. 2016. Ethnographies for early Anglo-Saxon cremation, in I. Riddler, L. Keys, and J. Soulat (eds) Le témoignage de la culture matérielle: mélanges offerts au Professeur Vera Evison/ The Evidence of Material Culture: Studies in Honour of Professor Vera Evison, Europe Médiévale 10, Autun: Éditions Mergoil, pp. 139–54 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620242
     
    Giles, M. and Williams, H. 2016. Introduction: mortuary archaeology in contemporary society, in H. Williams and M. Giles (eds) Archaeologists and the Dead, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1–20. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/618943
     
    Williams, H. 2016. Firing the imagination: cremation in the modern museum, in H. Williams and M. Giles (eds) Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 293–332. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/618942
     
    Semple, S. and Williams, H. 2015. Landmarks for the dead: exploring Anglo-Saxon mortuary geographies, in M. Clegg Hyer and G. R. Owen-Crocker (eds) The Material Culture of the Built Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World, Vol. II of The Material Culture of Daily Living in the Anglo-Saxon World, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, pp. 137–61 http://liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/products/60534 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/594429
     
    Williams, H. 2015. Beowulf and archaeology: megaliths imagined and encountered in Early Medieval Europe, in M. Diaz-Guardamino Uribe, L. García Sanjuán and D. Wheatley (eds) The Lives of Prehistoric Monuments in Iron Age, Roman and Medieval Europe, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 77-97. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-lives-of-prehistoric- monuments-in-iron-age-roman-and-medieval-europe-9780198724605?cc=gb&lang=en& http://chesterrep.openrepository.com/cdr/handle/10034/336898
     
    Williams, H., Kirton, J. and Gondek, M. 2015. Introduction: stones in substance, space and time, in. H. Williams, J. Kirton and M. Gondek (eds) Early Medieval Stone Monuments: Materiality, Biography,                 Landscape.     Woodbridge:                       Boydell            and                   Brewer,      pp.       1-34. http://www.boydellandbrewer.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=14947 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/594442
     
    Williams, H. 2015. Hogbacks: the materiality of solid spaces, in H. Williams, J. Kirton and M. Gondek (eds) Early Medieval Stone Monuments: Materiality, Biography, Landscape. Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, pp. 241-68 http://www.boydellandbrewer.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=14947 http://hdl.handle.net/10034/594430
     
    Williams, H. 2015. Towards an archaeology of cremation, in C.W. Schmidt & S. Symes (eds) The Analysis of Burned Human Remains, 2nd Edition, London: Academic Press, pp.259-93. http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780128004517&pagename=search http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620246
     
    Williams, H. 2014. Memory through monuments: movement and temporality in Skamby’s boat graves, in H. Alexandersson, A. Andreeff, and A. Bünz (eds) Med hjärta och hjärna. En vänbok till professor Elisabeth Arwill-Nordbladh, GOTARC Series A, Gothenburg Archaeological Studies, vol. 5, Göteborg: Göteborgs Universitet, Institutionen för historiska studier, pp. 397-414. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/337528
     
    Cerezo-Román, J. I. & Williams, H. 2014. Future directions for the archaeology of cremation, in I. Kuijt, C. P. Quinn and G. Cooney (eds) Transformation by Fire: The Archaeology of Cremation in Cultural Context, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, pp. 240-55. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/Books/bid2504.htm. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/555819
     
    Williams, H. 2014. A well-urned rest: cremation and inhumation in early Anglo-Saxon England, in I. Kuijt, C.P. Quinn and G. Cooney (eds) Transformation by Fire: The Archaeology of Cremation in Cultural Context, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, pp. 93-118. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/Books/bid2504.htm http://hdl.handle.net/10034/555812
     
    Meyers, K. and Williams, H. 2014. Blog bodies: mortuary archaeology and blogging, in D. Rocks- Macqueen and C. Webster (eds) Blogging Archaeology, E-book: Succinct Research, pp. 137–70. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/337528
     
    Williams, H. 2013. Death, memory and material culture: catalytic commemoration and the cremated dead, in S. Tarlow and L. Nilsson Stutz (eds) The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 195-208. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/336963
     
    Nugent, R. & Williams, H. 2012. Sighted surfaces: ocular agency in early Anglo-Saxon cremation burials, in I-M. Back Danielsson, F. Fahlander & Y. Sjöstrand (eds) Encountering Images: Materialities, Perceptions, Relations. Stockholm Studies in Archaeology 57, Stockholm: Stockholm University, pp. 187-208. http://www.mikroarkeologi.se/publications/encounteringimagery/11.Howard_Ruth.pdf
     
    Williams, H. 2012. Ash and antiquity: archaeology and cremation in contemporary Sweden, in A. M. Jones, J. Pollard, M. J. Allen and J. Gardiner (eds) Image, Memory and Monumentality: Archaeological Engagements with the Material World, Oxford: Oxbow, pp. 207-217.
     
    Williams, H. 2011. Remembering elites: early medieval stone crosses as commemorative technologies, in L. Boye, P. Ethelberg, L. Heidemann Lutz, S. Kleingärtner, P. Kruse, L. Matthes and A. B. Sørensen (eds) Arkæologi i Slesvig/Archäologie in Schleswig. Sonderband “Det 61. Internationale Sachsensymposion 2010” Haderslev, Denmark. Neumünster: Wachholtz, pp.13-32. https://www.academia.edu/521529/Williams_H._2011._Remembering_elites_Early_medieval_stone_crosses_as_commemorative_technologies_
     
    Williams, H. 2011. Mortuary practices in early Anglo-Saxon England, in H. Hamerow, D. Hinton and S. Crawford (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Archaeology, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 238-59.
     
    Content, S. & Williams, H. 2010. Creating the Pagan English, in M. Carver, A. Sanmark & S. Semple (eds) Signals of Belief in Early England: Anglo-Saxon Paganism Revisited, Oxford: Oxbow, pp. 181-200.
     
    Williams, H. 2010. At the funeral, in M. Carver, A. Sanmark & S. Semple (eds) Signals of Belief in Early England: Anglo-Saxon Paganism Revisited, Oxford: Oxbow, pp. 67-83.
     
    Williams, H. 2010. Engendered bodies and objects of memory in Final Phase graves, in J. Buckberry & A. Cherryson (eds) Burial in Later Anglo-Saxon England c. 650 – 1100 AD, Oxford: Oxbow, pp. 24-36. http://hdl.handle.net/10034/311981
     
    Williams, H. & Sayer, D. 2009. Halls of mirrors: death & identity in medieval archaeology, in D. Sayer & H. Williams (eds) Mortuary Practices & Social Identities in the Middle Ages: Essays in Burial Archaeology in Honour of Heinrich Härke. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, pp. 1-22.
     
    Williams, H. 2009. On display: envisioning the early Anglo-Saxon dead, in D. Sayer. & H. Williams (eds) Mortuary Practices & Social Identities in the Middle Ages: Essays in Burial Archaeology in Honour of Heinrich Härke. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, pp. 170-206.
     
    Williams, H. 2008. Towards an archaeology of cremation, in C.W. Schmidt & S. Symes (eds) The Analysis of Burned Human Remains, London: Academic Press, pp.239-269.
     
    Williams, H. 2007. “Burnt Germans”, Alemannic graves and the origins of Anglo-Saxon archaeology, in S. Burmeister, H. Derks and J. von Richthofen (eds), Zweiundvierzig. Festschrift für Michael Gebühr zum 65. Geburtstag, Internationale Archäologie – Studia honoraria 25 Rahden: Westf, pp. 229-238.
     
    Williams, H. 2007. Forgetting the Britons in Victorian Anglo-Saxon archaeology, in N. Higham (ed.) Britons in Anglo-Saxon England, Woodbridge: Boydell, pp. 27-41. https://boydellandbrewer.com/britons-in-anglo-saxon-england-hb.html
     
    Williams, H. 2006. Digging Saxon graves in Victorian Britain, in R. Pearson (ed.) The Victorians and the Ancient World: Archaeology and Classicism in Nineteenth-Century Culture, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, pp. 61-80.
     
    Holtorf, C. & Williams, H. 2006. Landscapes & memories, in D. Hicks & M. Beaudray (eds) Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 235-54.
     
    Williams, H. 2005. Cremation in early Anglo-Saxon England – past, present and future research, in H- J. Häβler (eds.) Studien zur Sachsenforchung 15, Oldenburg: Isensee, pp. 533-49.
     
    Williams, H. 2005. Animals, ashes & ancestors, in A. Pluskowski (ed.) Beyond Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past, Oxford: BAR International Series 1410, pp. 19-40.
     
    Williams, H. 2004. Assembling the dead, in A. Pantos & S. Semple (eds.) Assembly Places and Practices in Medieval Europe. Dublin: Four Courts Press, pp. 109–34.
     
    Williams, H. 2004. Artefacts in early medieval graves – a new perspective, in R. Collins & J. Gerrard (eds.) Debating Late Antiquity in Britain AD300-700, Oxford: BAR British Series 365, pp. 89– 102.
     
    Williams, H. 2004. Ephemeral monuments and social memory in early Roman Britain, in B. Croxford, H. Eckardt, J. Meade & J. Weekes (eds) TRAC 2003: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference. Oxford: Oxbow, pp. 51–61.
     
    Williams, H. 2003. Introduction: The archaeology of death, memory and material culture, in H. Williams (ed.) Archaeologies of Remembrance. Death and Memory in Past Societies. New York: Kluwer/Plenum. pp. 1–24.
     
    Eckardt, H. & Williams, H. 2003. Objects without a past? The use of Roman objects in early Anglo- Saxon graves, in H. Williams (ed.) Archaeologies of Remembrance. Death and Memory in Past Societies. New York: Kluwer/Plenum. pp. 141-170.
     
    Williams, H. 2003. Remembering and forgetting the medieval dead, in H. Williams (ed.) Archaeologies of Remembrance. Death and Memory in Past Societies. New York: Kluwer/Plenum, pp. 227–54.
     
    Williams, H. 2002. Cemeteries as central places: landscape and identity in early Anglo-Saxon England, in B. Hårdh & L. Larsson (eds.) Central Places in the Migration and Merovingian Periods. Papers from the 52nd Sachsensymposium. Lund: Almqvist, pp. 341–62.
     
    Williams, H. 2002. “The Remains of Pagan Saxondom”? studying Anglo-Saxon cremation practices, in S. Lucy & A. Reynolds (eds) Burial in Early Medieval England and Wales. Leeds: Maney, Society of Medieval Archaeology Monograph Series 17, pp. 47–71.
     
    Williams, H. 2001. Death, memory and time: a consideration of mortuary practices at Sutton Hoo, in C. Humphrey & W. Ormrod (eds.) Time in the Middle Ages. Woodbridge: Boydell &  Brewer.  pp. 35–71.
     
    Williams, H. 2001. An ideology of transformation: cremation rites and animal sacrifice in early Anglo- Saxon England, in. N. Price (ed.) The Archaeology of Shamanism. London: Routledge. pp. 193– 212.
     
    Williams, H. 1999. Placing the dead: investigating the location of wealthy barrow burials in seventh century England, in M. Rundkvist (ed) Grave Matters: Eight Studies of Burial Data from the first millennium AD from Crimea, Scandinavia and England. Oxford: BAR International Series 781, pp. 57–86.
     
    Williams, H. 1999. Identities and cemeteries in Roman and early medieval archaeology, in P. Baker, C. Forcey, S.Jundi & R. Witcher (eds). TRAC 98 Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference. Oxford: Oxbow Books. pp. 96-108
     
    Williams, H. 1998. The ancient monument in Romano-British ritual practices, in C. Forcey, J. Hawthorne & R. Witcher (eds). TRAC 97 Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference. Oxford: Oxbow Books pp. 71–87.
     

     

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