Society of Antiquaries of London

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 […]

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 […]

Norwich Castle Keep Project

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Norwich Castle Keep Project Lecture by Dr Tim Pestell FSA  Norwich Castle’s Norman Keep has long been recognised as one of the finest surviving twelfth-century donjons, with an architectural sophistication reflecting its status as a royal palace. Subsequent use as Norfolk’s county gaol and, since 1894, as the county Museum, […]

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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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Chariots in the landscape of East Yorkshire

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Chariots in the landscape of East Yorkshire – recent discoveries at Pocklington and region by Dr Peter Halkon FSA & Paula Ware Since 2014, excavations at Pocklington in East Yorkshire, not previously known for its archaeology, have produced spectacular discoveries, the most significant being two chariot burials. The Burnby Lane […]

Belief and Belonging: Daily life on the medieval Swahili coast

PUBLIC LECTURE Belief and Belonging: Daily life on the medieval Swahili coast by Dr Stephanie Wynne-Jones FSA Registration for this lecture is now closed but you can join us on YouTube here. This lecture will present the results of a large-scale excavation project on the southern Swahili coast. The site of Songo Mnara was one […]

The Chelsea Out-pensioners in the Early Eighteenth Century

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE This lecture has been canceled due to unforseen circumstances. If you have booked to attend you will receive an email from the Society. In its place we have a lecture by our President Paul Drury FSA 'Invironed aboute with Galeries and Towers': Archbishop Warham's palace at Otford' A Well-recorded people […]

Archbishop Warham’s palace at Otford

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Registration for this event is now closed but you can join us on YouTube live here. Invironed aboute with Galeries and Towers': Archbishop Warham's palace at Otford by Paul Drury FSA (President of the Society of Antiquaries of London) William Warham, Archbishop of Canterbury 1503-32, transformed his manor at Otford into […]

The Early Medieval Eye and Insular Art.

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE The Early Medieval Eye and Insular Art. The Codex Amiatinus, the Book of Kells, and the scholarship of Jennifer O’Reilly Lecture by Dr Carol Farr FSA Registration is now closed but you can join us on YouTube here.  Recent archaeological discoveries have contributed much to our understanding of the visual […]