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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Anglo-Saxon hydraulic engineering in the Fens

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Anglo-Saxon hydraulic engineering in the Fens by Prof. Michael Chisholm FSA For the Fens south of the Wash, it has long been held that only the Romans or the Normans were capable of major hydraulic engineering.  Much has been done in recent decades challenging this view but the full significance […]

Seals and the People of Britain

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

CONFERENCE Organised by Dr Elizabeth New FSA & John Cherry FSA  BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED FOR MONDAY 15 MARCH BUT YOU CAN JOIN US ON YOUTUBE HERE.  This conference will be split over two afternoons. Monday March 15 & Monday March 22 The study of sigillography, seals and seal matrices has attracted a growing interest […]

Margin Walking

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Margin Walking Lecture by Fraser Brown Oxford Archaeology is undertaking major excavations, on behalf of Highways England, in advance of the construction of a new stretch of the A585, at Poulton-le-Fylde, Blackpool, Lancashire. There, just inland of the Wyre estuary where it drains into Morecambe Bay, multiple sites have been […]

Seals and the People of Britain

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

CONFERENCE Organised by Dr Elizabeth New FSA & John Cherry FSA  BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED FOR MONDAY 15 MARCH BUT YOU CAN JOIN US ON YOUTUBE HERE.  This conference will be split over two afternoons. Monday March 15 & Monday March 22 The study of sigillography, seals and seal matrices has attracted a growing interest […]

Early Medieval Glassmaking at Glastonbury and Barking Abbeys

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE OUT OF LONDON IN EXETER* Early Medieval Glassmaking at Glastonbury and Barking Abbeys; craft working and the early church in the 7th to 8th centuries AD Lecture by Dr Hugh Willmott FSA Between 1955-7 excavations by Raleigh Radford at Glastonbury Abbey revealed the first extensive evidence for pre-Conquest glassmaking in […]

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 Professor 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 Age. […]

Exploring the Easter E.g.

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

PUBLIC LECTURE Exploring the Easter E.g. – Shifting Baselines and Changing Perceptions of Cultural and Biological ‘Aliens’. by Professor Naomi Sykes FSA Easter is the most important event in the Christian calendar. Despite its global reach and cultural significance, Easter has attracted minimal academic attention since the 1970s.  Astonishingly little is known about the festival’s […]

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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.  BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED! You can join us on YouTube on Thursday here and Friday here. The exploration of the inundated prehistoric landscapes on our coastal shelves is one of the great challenges remaining to archaeology. In […]

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.  BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED! You can join us on YouTube on Thursday here and Friday here. The exploration of the inundated prehistoric landscapes on our coastal shelves is one of the great challenges remaining to archaeology. In […]