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Roman Antiquities Section meeting

Wednesday 15 January 2020


Just published - East Yorkshire in the Iron Age

The latest on the Iron Age culture of East Yorkshire (and elsewhere), from YAHS’s Peter Halkon and a host of other experts - including reports on the famous chariot burials at...

Thursday 09 January 2020


40th Association for Environmental Archaeology conference

Living through change: the archaeology of human-environment interactions As environmental archaeologists we recognise that human activity can impact local and regional environments, and, conversely, that dynamic environments can stimulate...

Wednesday 27 November 2019


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President's Blog

A Survival Story: Prehistoric Life at Star Carr

With great timing, managed to catch a new exhibition in Cambridge, featuring spectacular finds from the several phases of Star Carr excavations. The most striking are the skull and horn headdresses. Other artifacts amaze just in their...

Tuesday 10 July 2018


Prof. Peter Sawyer

We've just heard news of the death of Peter Sawyer, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, at the age of 90.  Peter joined Leeds University School of History in 1964, and was promoted to a chair six years...

Monday 09 July 2018


Appeal for help - Cavendish letters

Can anyone help with this? Prof. Jim Fitzmaurice of the School of English, University of Sheffield, is looking for any surviving correspondence involving servants of Margaret and William Cavendish of Welbeck Abbey...

Sunday 01 July 2018


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