Events

From Shibayama to Stonehenge

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE From Shibayama to Stonehenge: William Gowland – pioneer of archaeology in Japan and England Lecture by Dr Simon Kaner FSA & Dr Luke Edgington-Brown FSA William Gowland, former Vice President of the Society of Antiquaries, is perhaps most famous for his excavations at Stonehenge at the start of the 20th […]

The Viking Phenomenon: Paradigms, Parameters, and Progress

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

  ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE The Viking Phenomenon: Paradigms, Parameters, and Progress Lecture by Prof Neil Price FSA In December 2015, the Swedish Research Council made an unprecedented investment in archaeology, in the form of a £5 million grant for ten years of pure research into the origins of what we call the Viking […]

Manufactured Bodies: The Impact of Industrialisation on London Health

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Manufactured Bodies: The Impact of Industrialisation on London Health Lecture by Jelena Bekvalac FSA Industrialisation has been one of the most influential changes in history, affecting and shaping people’s environment and lives, physically and socially with lasting consequences. With the award of the Rosemary Green Grant from the City Of London […]

Reliquae Isurianae: 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 Millet FSA We have just completed the publication of a complete review of the archaeology of the Roman civitas capital of Isurium Brigantum (Aldborough, N Yorks). This work was supported by the Society and should be published […]

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 […]

Khotan: A neglected Silk Road kingdom

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Khotan: A neglected Silk Road kingdom Lecture by Dr Susan Whitfield In 1900 the archaeologist Aurel Stein (1862-1943) carried out preliminary excavations at sites in the Taklamakan Desert in eastern Central Asia dating to the period of the kingdom of  Khotan (first millennium AD). He was enticed by the possibility […]

Norwich Castle Keep Project

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Norwich Castle Keep Project Lecture by Dr Tim Pestle FSA & John Davies     Our Ordinary Meeting/Evening Lectures are Free for Fellows & their guests to attend but are £5 for non-Fellows. There are 20 places available at each lecture for non-fellows to book.  Schedule for the evening detailed […]

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