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York: The 2016 Richard Hall Symposium. Lost Landscapes AD 400-1100

posted 1 Feb 2016, 13:52 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Jun 2016, 12:20 ]
Sunday 21st February, King's Manor, York Flier attached The Richard Hall Symposium 2016 celebrates the work done by Dr Hall and his York Archaeological Trust colleagues to research the lost landscape of Viking-era York and to bring it to the attention of the widest possible audiences. In considering comparable projects today, the symposium welcomes plenary speakers including Ailsa Mainman and Julian Richards (University of York) and Gareth Williams (British Museum) to speak on a range of themes in archaeology and related disciplines, for a lively discussion of the changing landscapes of the late antique and early medieval period. Pre-booking essential via Julian Richards, University of York, with Dave Haldenby - The Arrival of the Viking Great Army in Yorkshire - revisiting Cottam Santa Jansone, University of Latvia, with Artis Aboltins - Lost Scandinavian Settlement in the Eastern Baltic: Seeburg Stephen Moorhouse, independent - The Post-Roman Township Structure and Road System between the Rivers Tees and Ure Gareth Williams, British Museum - A Viking Camp from North Yorkshire: a forerunner to Viking York? Gareth Perry, University of Sheffield - Fifty Shades of Clay: landscape and pottery production in the Trent Valley Andrew Woods, York Museums Trust - Making Money in Early Medieval York Tony Abramson, University of York - Where There's Muck There's Brass: coinage in the Northumbrian landscape and economy c. 575 - c. 867 Ailsa Mainman, University of York / York Archaeological Trust - Aspects of Urban Topography in Early Medieval York For more information, please call 01904 615505