Events

All of our lectures are live streamed and are open to anyone to join us online, Fellows and Non-Fellows.

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Anniversary Meeting

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to the announcement by the Government yesterday (Monday 14 June) regarding the increasing number of COVID cases, places at Burlington House have been restricted. Places to attend via live stream are unlimited and we encourage all Fellows to join us on Zoom by booking a place below. President's […]

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Anniversary Reception

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS Unfortunately, due to the announcement by the Government yesterday (Monday 14 June) regarding the increasing number of COVID cases, this event has been cancelled. If you have booked a ticket you will be notified by email and will receive a refund within 7 working days. We hope to be able to […]

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Henry VIII: Power, Propaganda and Personality

Online

PUBLIC LECTURE Henry VIII: Power, Propaganda and Personality by Dr John Cooper FSA Henry VIII (pale green background) (1491-1547) Who was King Henry VIII, and why does he continue to fascinate and to provoke us today?  This lecture marks the five hundredth anniversary since Henry VIII was awarded the title ‘Defender of the Faith’ by […]

The Royal Chapel in the Sixteenth Century

Online

PUBLIC LECTURE The Royal Chapel in the Sixteenth Century: buildings and fittings by Professor Maurice Howard Hon VPSA This lecture is in conjunction with our online Exhibition Henry VIII: Defender of the Faith? which will launch in June 2021. The building of chapels at the royal palaces follows the more general picture of royal palace […]

Fighting Caesar: Britons in Gaul and Gauls in Britain in Caesar’s Battle for Gaul

LUNCHTIME LECTURE Fighting Caesar: Britons in Gaul and Gauls in Britain in Caesar’s Battle for Gaul by Andrew Fitzpatrick FSA Julius Caesar invaded Britain in 55 BC. One of the reasons that he gave for doing so was the aid that that the Britons had given to the Gauls in almost every campaign during his […]

Recent fieldwork on hillforts and other earthworks in Wales

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Recent fieldwork on hillforts and other earthworks in Wales by Paul Belford FSA In the last few years the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust (CPAT) has undertaken a number of excavations on hillforts and linear earthworks in Wales. This work has been accompanied by a systematic programme of palaeoenvironmental analysis and […]

Searching for the ice age pioneers

Online

SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON AND SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND JOINT LECTURE The Society of Antiquaries of London and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland are delighted to announce a joint online lecture for this autumn. Professor Steven Mithen FSAScot will present an lecture focusing on his work at Rubha Port an t-Seilich, Isle […]

Revisiting the Origins of Prehistoric Malta

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ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Revisiting the Origins of Prehistoric Malta: Temples, landscapes and change: the work of the ERC Fragsus Project 2013-18. by Professor Caroline Malone FSA with assistance from Dr Simon Stoddart FSA, Prof Anthony Bonanno FSA, Dr Reuben Grima FSA, Prof Nicholas Vella FSA, Professor Charles French, Dr Rowan McLaughlin FSA, […]

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Coin-relics, devotion, and the nature of money

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ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE The Thirty Pieces of Silver: coin-relics, devotion, and the nature of money by Professor Lucia Travaini In 1920 Sir George F. Hill published his survey on the “The Thirty Pieces of Silver” (in The Medallic portraits of Christ…, Oxford). One hundred years on, Hill’s study of the medieval legend […]

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English Landscapes and Identities

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE English Landscapes and Identities by Professor Chris Gosden FSA   This lecture will present and discuss the results of a large project on the history of the English landscape from the setting up of field systems in the middle Bronze Age (c. 1500 BC) to Domesday Book (AD 1086). In […]