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.

12.30-13.15 Lunch

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

While the event is free, there is a small charge if you would like to have lunch. To book this please contact office@romansociety.org

To book, and for more information click on the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/retrospect-and-prospect-50-years-of-britannia-tickets-34098336041

 

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