Events

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

To view any of our past lectures please visit our YouTube channel.

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Wartime paintings of London

PUBLIC LECTURE Wartime paintings of London: the story of the war artists who documented the capital 1939-1945 by Suzanne Bardgett  This lecture will be based on the author's book Wartime London in Paintings (published in April 2020) about the artists who were commissioned by Sir Kenneth Clark’s War Artists Advisory Committee to record scenes of […]

Lost Frontiers and Drowned Landscapes in Britain and Beyond

CONFERENCE Organised by Prof Geoff Bailey FSA and Prof Vincent Gaffney FSA This conference may take place online only.  The exploration of the inundated prehistoric landscapes on our coastal shelves is one of the great challenges remaining to archaeology. In Britain and North West Europe over the last two decades, the results of dedicated research […]

Lost Frontiers and Drowned Landscapes in Britain and Beyond

CONFERENCE Organised by Prof Geoff Bailey FSA and Prof Vincent Gaffney FSA This conference may take place online only.  The exploration of the inundated prehistoric landscapes on our coastal shelves is one of the great challenges remaining to archaeology. In Britain and North West Europe over the last two decades, the results of dedicated research […]

Henry VIII: Power, Propaganda and Personality

PUBLIC LECTURE Henry VIII: Power, Propaganda and Personality by Dr John Cooper FSA Who was King Henry VIII, and why does he continue to fascinate and to provoke us five centuries since he reigned?  This lecture coincides with an online exhibition drawn from the collections of the Society of Antiquaries, offering a unique perspective on […]

Intertwined Histories: The Legacies of Colonialism and Empire

CONFERENCE Organised by the Communications and Events Manager with support from the Diversity and Equality Working Group This event is the first initiative by the Diversity and Equality Working Group and is being organised in conjunction with the Communications Manager. Last year saw a shift in the way Society views and engages with contested heritage […]

Anniversary Meeting

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS President's Annual Address This event has been rescheduled to allow for the possibility of a hybrid event. We hope to be able to hold this event at Burlington House and concurrently live stream to zoom and YouTube. The programme for our Anniversary Meeting is detailed below. Due to Social Distancing Regulations, […]

Free

Anniversary Reception

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS We hope to be able to hold this event at Burlington House but will keep this under review in line with all government guidelines. The Anniversary Meeting will conclude with a Reception at 18.00. There will be refreshments in the Library from 6pm. If you are attending the meeting and reception […]

£10

Recent fieldwork on hillforts and other earthworks in Wales

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS 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 scientific […]

Revisiting the Origins of Prehistoric Malta

Online

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS 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, Prof […]

Free