Events

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

The antiquarian and contemporary exploration of Roman Aldborough

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Reliquae Isurianae: the antiquarian and contemporary exploration of Roman Aldborough by Prof Martin Millett FSA & Dr Rose Ferraby This lecture will focus on the recently published monograph Isurium Brigantum: An Archaeological Survey of Roman Aldborough It will pay particular attention to the analysis and re-interpretation of the antiquarian work […]

Nefertiti: Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

PUBLIC LECTURE Nefertiti: Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt Lecture by Prof Aidan Dodson FSA Nefertiti, wife of the ‘heretic pharaoh’ Akhenaten, lived during the 14th century BC, and has over the past century become one of the most iconic figures of the ancient world, in particular owing to the famous painted bust representing her that […]

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London Bridge and its houses, c.1209-1761

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE London Bridge and its houses, c.1209-1761 Lecture by Dorian Gerhold FSA New evidence about London Bridge and its houses in the seventeenth century, especially dimensions, makes it possible to reconstruct a plan of the bridge and houses. With this plan, and the rentals of the bridge houses, the houses and […]

The Anglo-Saxon Period: Histories and Metahistory

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE The Anglo-Saxon Period: Histories and Metahistory Lecture by Professor John Hines FSA *Professor Hines was invited by the Society to deliver this lecture. Conspicuous events of recent months have proved how powerfully perceptions of the past can become controversial, and be deployed in direct political action. That is not solely […]

2020 Financial Presentation to Fellows

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

Presentation of the Statutory Accounts 2019-20 by our Treasurer Stephen Dunmore FSA   Please note that due to COVID 19 restrictions this event will be not be delivered live but will be uploaded to YouTube following. Attendance in person will not be permitted.   

Norwich Castle Keep Project

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Norwich Castle Keep Project Lecture by Dr Tim Pestle FSA & Dr John Davies FSA This lecture will look at the capital project that is ongoing at Norwich Castle Keep. The £13.5m Gateway to Medieval England project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund began in 2019 and aims restore […]

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Pandemic on Hadrian’s Wall?

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Out of London Meeting in York Pandemic on Hadrian’s Wall? Evidence in the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne Lecture by Dr Nick Hodgson FSA In the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne there is one inscription from Hadrian’s Wall which has […]

A Tale of Medieval Arms & Armour from the Society of Antiquaries Library

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

PUBLIC LECTURE Wee Willie & the King’s Silver Trousers: A Tale of Medieval Arms & Armour from the Society of Antiquaries Library Lecture by Dr Ralph Moffat The Society of Antiquaries of London has in its care a very rare document. Dating from the reign of Edward III, this scrap of parchment contains a wealth […]

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Exploring the use of animal products in Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Costume.

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Changing Skins: Exploring the use of animal products in Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Costume. Lecture by Dr Peter Hommel, V. Busova (IIMK (RAS) and Grabar Conservation Centre), S. Brown (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) and  T. Emmerich (University of Exeter)  Paper will be delivered […]

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