The Rural Settlement of Roman England: from regional perspectives to national synthesis
University of Reading 14th April 2015
Over the last three years the Department of Archaeology at the University of Reading and Cotswold Archaeology have been collaborating on a major project examining regional and chronological variation in Roman rural settlement through analysis of farm layouts, domestic architecture, agricultural practice and burial traditions. This will allow us to assess the integration of settlements in different parts of Britain with the Roman provincial economy and provide a new characterisation of the Romano-British countryside.
A free one day conference presenting initial results from the project will be held at Reading. For further information and to book go to http://www.reading.ac.uk/archaeology/research/roman-rural-settlement/
We are delighted to announce that Roman Finds Group committee member Jörn Schuster will be offering a one-day Masterclass on Romano-British Brooches with former RFG committee members Dr Hella Eckhardt and Dr Emma Durham from the University of Reading. This one-day event will enhance your skills in the description, identification and dating of Romano-British brooches. You will also learn about the way the PAS records brooches and the research potential of personal adornment for our understanding of Roman Britain.... Read More »
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