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Working for the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Wales: 20 years, Man and Boy

Online

WELSH REGIONAL GROUP LECTURE Working for the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Wales: 20 years, Man and Boy by Mark Lodwick This event will be online only. In 2001 the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Wales was a National Lottery Funded pilot scheme to assess the benefits of a voluntary project tasked with recording archaeological finds made […]

Creating an Impression: Rebellion, Revolution, Reform

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

LUNCHTIME LECTURE Creating an Impression: Rebellion, Revolution, Reform by Jasper Jennings I propose to examine six surviving fragments from our visual heritage in detail. I will reveal the histories behind the inception, printing, utility, and iconography of six antiquarian prints.  It will become clear that one image has been creatively recycled for an entirely different […]

Investigating boundaries of choice and tradition with potters in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia

University of Exeter, Laver Building, North Park Road, EX4 4QE, 3rd floor, Lecture Theatre 3 University of Exeter, Exeter

EXETER REGIONAL GROUP LECTURE Investigating boundaries of choice and tradition with potters in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia by Richard Carlton  Society of Antiquaries of London and University of Exeter, Department of Archaeology joint seminar. Will take place in the Department of Archaeology, University of Exeter, Laver Building, North Park Road, EX4 4QE Exeter, 3rd floor, […]

The Chelsea Out-pensioners in the Early Eighteenth Century

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE A Well-recorded people - The Chelsea Out-pensioners in the Early Eighteenth Century by Andrew Cormack FSA The lecture will be based on the research for my recent doctorate and the title, intriguingly, I hope, contrasts my research with that undertaken by many Fellows of the Society based upon archaeological discoveries […]

Report on the Maritime Archaeological Survey of the Tiber, Italy

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Report on the Maritime Archaeological Survey of the Tiber, Italy by Dr Peter B. Campbell The proposed lecture is titled “Maritime Archaeological Survey of the Tiber River” and it present the results of the Society of Antiquaries funded research carried in 2020 by the author. A partnership between the […]

“Anglo-Saxons?” Historiography and the Archaeology of Identity

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE “Anglo-Saxons?” Historiography and the Archaeology of Identity by Dr James Harland In light of recent discussions recognizing with rightly renewed vigour the ethnonationalist, racist and imperialist grand narratives which underly the origins of the discipline of “Anglo-Saxon” Archaeology, this lecture will discuss the findings of my recent monograph and […]

Acquiring skills, travelling to fight: mobility in late Iron Age Dorset

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Acquiring skills, travelling to fight: mobility in late Iron Age Dorset by Dr Rebecca Redfern The individual life histories of seven late Iron Age people from Dorset were reconstructed using bioarchaeological, funerary and isotope evidence. The communities who lived in this region of southwest Britain during the 1st century […]

The Concealment of Sacred Objects during The English Reformation: evidence of piety or protest

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

LUNCHTIME LECTURE The Concealment of Sacred Objects during The English Reformation: evidence of piety or protest by Bruce Watson FSA One aspect of the English Reformation (1533-53) was a dramatic change of doctrine from Roman Catholic to the Protestant, which involved an attack on 'traditional religion', statues were forbidden, the celebration of Mass was banned […]

Ruthin Castle, north east Wales. The Medieval Castle, aiming to secure its future.

  ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Ruthin Castle, north east Wales. The Medieval Castle, aiming to secure its future. IN CARDIFF- Venue to be confirmed by Fiona Gale MBE Ruthin Castle is a Medieval castle built as part of the campaign by Edward I, the English King, to conquer the Welsh in the late […]

The Greek City State on a small scale: Hyettos in Boeotia and its territory from 6000 BC to 1900 AD

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE The Greek City State on a small scale: Hyettos in Boeotia and its territory from 6000 BC to 1900 AD by Professor John Bintliff FSA Since 1978 the Boeotia Project, directed by John Bintliff and Anthony Snodgrass, has been conducting landscape history research in the Central Greek province of Boeotia, […]