Posted by: lukelavan | November 1, 2017

FIELDWORK IN LAA: BURIAL & FUNERARY PRACTICE London25Nov2017

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*FIELDWORK IN LATE ANTIQUE ARCHAEOLOGY 2017*

*BURIAL AND FUNERARY PRACTICE*

Birkbeck, University of London, London, Saturday 25th November 2017

This seminar reviews the state of funerary archaeology across the late antique world, providing an up-to-date overview of the latest discoveries in the field and in the lab, organised in terms of a series of regional portraits, from the cemeteries of Britain to the caves of Egypt.

*Britain*

10.00-10.30 Paul Booth (Oxford Archaeology)            Southern Britain

10.30-11.00 Sadie Watson* / Alison Telfer* (Museum of London Arch.)            London

11.00-11.30 Jake Weekes (Canterbury Arch. Trust)            Canterbury

 

*Western Mediterranean*

11.50-12.20 Mauro Puddu (Cambridge)             Sardinia

12.20-12.40 Alexandra Chavarria* (Padua)             Northern Italy

12.40-13.10 Kaja Stembeger (KCL)             Slovenia

 

*Africa and Egypt*

14:00-14:30 Anna Leone* (Durham)             Africa

14:30-15:00 Elisabeth O’Connell (British Museum)            Egypt

 

*East Mediterranean*

15:20-15:40 Joseph Rife# (Vanderbildt)             Greece

15:40-16:10 Sophie Moore (Brown)             Asia Minor

16.10-16.40 Ádám Bollók (HAS, Budapest)             The Near East

 

16:45-17.00 John Pearce (KCL)            Conclusion

 

The conference will be held at Birkbeck, University of London. All are welcome. Admission 15 GBP; Students / OAPs 7.5 GBP.

To register write to michaelmulryan@gmail.com before 20th November. Papers marked * = read in absentia. # = via skype.

Venue: B35 Lecture Theatre inside Birkbeck College, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Metro: Russell Square.

Conveners: L.Lavan/M.Mulryan (Kent) T.Penn (Edin.) R,Darley (Birkbeck).Sponsors: Birkbeck, VirtualCentreforLateAntiquity, J.Beale,  Brill.

http://www.lateantiquearchaeology.wordpress.com https://vcla.org.uk

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