Restrospect and Prospect Sat 4 November 2017 10:00 – 18:00 GMT Senate House, London
This year’s Roman Society Day Conference will celebrate 50 years of the journal Britannia. The conference will explore the highlights of the last 50 years of Romano-British archaeology, with an emphasis not just on excavation and discovery but also inscriptions and artefacts. Speakers will also consider future research priorities and present current thinking in a range of fields including osteology and zooarchaeology.
10.00: Arrival and registration
Morning Session: Retrospect (Chair: Andy Gardner)
10.30-10.40: Hella Eckardt (Reading): Introduction & Britannia in numbers.
10.40-11.10: Martin Millett (Cambridge): Urban highlights.
11.10-11.30: Coffee break
11.30-12.00: Neil Holbrook (Cotswold Archaeology): The Countryside: Past Achievements, Future Challenges.
12.00-12.30: Ian Haynes (Newcastle): Military highlights.
Afternoon Session: Prospects (Chair: Hella Eckardt)
13.15-14.15: Andy Gardner (UCL) & TRAC committee: Lightning round
14.15-14.45: Ellen Swift (Kent): Material Culture: a design perspective
14.45-15.15: Naomi Sykes (Nottingham): Local and exotic
15.15-15.45 Coffee Break
15.45-16.15: Becky Gowland (Durham): Romano-British bodies
16.15-17.00: David Mattingly (Leicester): Keynote/Closing discussion
17.00 onwards: Reception & Poster viewing
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