Click "Read More" below for a more complete introduction, and details on how to sign up, by Tim Young, who is moderating the list.
Following discussions at the recent HMS meeting in Bradford, a new internet mailing list, histmet-Ireland, has been created to facilitate discussion of any issues associated with study and promotion of historical metallurgy / archaeometallurgy in Ireland.
I am pleased to be able to announce that the list has now gone live and we welcome anyone who would like to join us. The list is hosted by GeoArch and I will act as moderator when required. Details of the list are given on its homepage at:
To assist in the development of the group, people joining the list may like to introduce themselves to the other list members - and I will collate those introductions onto a "who's who" webpage.
To subscribe to the list, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the body of the email containing, on the first line:
SUBSCRIBE histmet-Ireland [Full name]
(e.g. SUBSCRIBE histmet-Ireland John Doe )
You will then receive a message requesting confirmation of the request, to which you must reply. When the confirmation has been received you will then receive a welcome message, giving details of the list commands.
To unsubscribe from the list, send an email from the subscribed address to
email@example.com with the body of the email containing, on the first line:
Please report any problems with the operation of the list to me.
We look forward to the new collaborations the list will bring...