Events

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

Cardiff University Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff University, Cardiff

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Ruthin Castle, north east Wales. The Medieval Castle, aiming to secure its future. IN CARDIFF 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 1270s early 1280s. Rather than […]

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, […]

Two Rains. Cities, towns and villages: living in the diverse environments of the Indus Civilisation

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Cities, towns and villages: living in the diverse environments of the Indus Civilisation by Dr Cameron Petrie South Asia's Indus Civilisation continues to captivate and confound in equal measure. It was contemporaneous with Old Kingdom Egypt and the later phases of the Early Dynastic period, the Akkadian Empire and […]

How do we Learn? A Workshop on Archaeological Fieldwork Syntheses

Online

Archaeology Workshop. How do we Learn? A Workshop on Archaeological Fieldwork Syntheses Organised by Christopher Evans FSA, Professor Chris Gosden FSA and General Secretary John Lewis FSA. This workshop will review current development-generated fieldwork synthesis projects (e.g., New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain and English Landscapes and Identities). With the overall aim of […]

Glass beads of the Anglo-Saxons – The indigenous and the exotic

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Glass beads of the Anglo-Saxons - The indigenous and the exotic - An Investigation into the beads and techniques of glass beadmakers of the 5th to 7th-centuries CE. IN EXETER by Sue Heaser Colourful glass beads have been found in thousands of Anglo-Saxon graves in Britain. While classifications from […]

A life in Ruins – A Stonemason’s study of southern Britain’s ancient monuments, churches and bridges

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE A life in Ruins – A Stonemason’s study of southern Britain’s ancient monuments, churches and bridges by Andrew Ziminski FSA Andrew Ziminski been working as a Heritage Stonemason on churches, listed bridges and archaeological sites throughout Southern England and the Westcountry for the past thirty years. He has worked on […]

Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

LUNCHTIME LECTURE KINDRED: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art by Dr Rebecca Wragg Sykes The Neanderthals occupy a singularly seminal place within human origins. They were the first hominin beyond ourselves to be discovered, are the closest to us in evolutionary terms and have by far the richest array of evidence with which to understand their […]

William Bowyer’s Heroica Eulogia of 1567. An Illuminated History of the Earls of Leicester from the Tower Records

Online

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE William Bowyer's Heroica Eulogia of 1567. An Illuminated History of the Earls of Leicester from the Tower Records by Professor Norman Jones FSA In 1567 William Bowyer, Keeper of the Records in the Tower of London, oversaw the rapid production of a gorgeous, illuminated manuscript arguing that Robert Dudley, 4th […]

Fellows Tour

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

INTRODUCTORY TOUR FOR FELLOWS Join us for an introductory tour of Burlington House to learn more about the Society and its resources. Whether you're a new Fellow or just haven't been to Burlington House, this is a great opportunity to learn more about your Society, your Fellowship benefits, and ways to become more involved. Tea/coffee […]

Anniversary Meeting

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

TICKETS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT. If you still wish to join us online please email [email protected] ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS President’s Annual Address This event will be both in person and online. The programme for our Anniversary Meeting is detailed below. Fellows many bring guests but tickets must be booked online through our […]

Stonehenge and the British Empire: an overlooked debt

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

LUNCHTIME LECTURE Stonehenge and the British Empire: an overlooked debt by Mike Pitts FSA How Stonehenge was built is not a question that occupies many academics. But it is the topic for a visiting public and a host of independent researchers seeking their own unique answer to an apparently insoluble problem. Among those who brought […]