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Seminar on Late Antique Archaeology: Birkbeck College, London, 25 Nov. 2017

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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.


10.00-10.30 Paul Booth (Oxford Archaeology)

Southern Britain

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


11.00-11.30 Jake Weekes (Canterbury Arch. Trust)


*Western Mediterranean*

11.50-12.20 Mauro Puddu (Cambridge)


12.20-12.40 Alexandra Chavarria* (Padua)

Northern Italy

12.40-13.10 Kaja Stembeger (KCL)


*Africa and Egypt*

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


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


*East Mediterranean*

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


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

Asia Minor

16.10-16.40 ÁdÃm Bollók (HAS, Budapest)

The Near East

16:45-17.00 John Pearce (KCL)


The conference will be held at Birkbeck College. All are welcome. Admission 15 GBP; Students / OAPs 7.5 GBP.

To register write to 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, Virtual Centre for Late Antiquity, J.Beale, Brill.