AASDN Lecture Series

The Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland

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AASDN Lectures and Meetings 2018

Richard III lecture, Dr Richard Buckley.

CBA Festival of British Archaeology.

2017/18 Lectures and Meetings All lectures will be at 2.30pm in Elvet Riverside room 140, New Elvet, Durham, unless otherwise notified, and everyone is welcome to attend.

(Map - see building No. 25)
2nd December 2017
Members Meeting
Joachim Room, College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham
2:30 to 5pm. Includes a tour of the Grade II listed Bede Chapel College before retiring to the Joachim Room for an opportunity to hear about recent activities and research by our members - then tea or coffee and cream scones!
20th January 2018
Martin Roberts
The amiable Dr. Spence; sermons and gardens in mid-eighteenth century Durham
17th February 2018
Dr Eva Fernandez-Dominguez
Senior Lecturer
Durham University
Ancient DNA and Archaeology: deciphering human prehistoric migrations
Now Saturday
17th March 2018
David Jones
Honorary Secretary,
Coquetdale Community Archaeology
Dere Street - the archaeology of a Border Road
20th April 2018
One-day Conference
The Ken Wade Lecture Theatre,
Calman Learning Centre,
Durham University

Archaeology and the small finds of North-East England.

The Finds Research Group in conjunction with the Material and Visual Culture Research Group (Department of Archaeology, University of Durham), Council for British Archaeology North (CBA North) and the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland present a special one-day interdisciplinary conference to be held in the historic city of Durham, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home of some of the finest medieval architecture in Europe.

To secure attendance at our joint conference click here: online event registration

More details to follow...
21st April 2018
Dr Eleanor Standley
Associate Professor and Assistand Keeper in Medieval Archaeology at Oxford University
Spinning yarns and skinning rabbits in the later medieval period: new contributions to the archaeology of religion, sexuallity and daily life

Lindisfarne Monastery, Northumberland.

The Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland