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Yorkshire Dales Archaeology Day School 2016

posted 1 Feb 2016, 13:59 by Paul Brayford

Saturday 9 April 2016 - Grassington Town Hall - 10am to 4:30pm 

The Yorkshire Dales National Park has some of the most iconic and best preserved historic landscapes in the country.

Come along to the 2016 day school to discover and discuss the results of recent archaeological and historical research.

The 2016 day school will have book stalls and poster displays and include talks on:

Under the Uplands - Brendon Wilkins (Digventures)

Earthworks and stones: a micro analysis of prehistoric land divisions near Grassington - Mary Saunders (Bradford University)

Field barns, farmsteads and change in the Yorkshire Dales - James Brightman

A hay rake making business at West Mill, Askrigg - Shaun Richardson

Investigation along pipelines in the Yorkshire Dales - Olly Cooper (NAA)

Life and death in prehistoric Craven - Keith Boughey

Managing industrial monuments in the National Park - Yvonne Luke (Historic England)

Bookings via

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

posted 1 Feb 2016, 13:52 by Paul Brayford

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

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