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The Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society

Since 1863

For everyone interested in Yorkshire's past

Programme 2021: Key events


Prehistory Research Section events:

Saturday 27th March at 2pm - to be presented via Zoom

  • Prehistory Research Section talk at 2pm followed by AGM for members at 3.20pm.
  • Fraser Brown, Project Manager, Oxford North, will present: New Mesolithic Discoveries from the North: Changing Views on Hunter/ Gatherer Lifestyles and the Arrival of Farming

Fraser has been involved in excavating and interpreting several important prehistoric sites at: Ronaldsway airport on the Isle of Man, a coastal site along the A585 bypass near Blackpool and riverside site on the Carlisle Northern Development Route. His findings are likely to challenge established theories about the Mesolithic and the transition to the Neolithic. Registration for PRS members open now, open to YAHS members from 20th March.

A RECORDING OF THIS TALK IS AVAILABLE TO VIEW UNTIL 7th MAY HERE PASSCODE: VLse6!!3

Possible Archaeological Events for Your Diary:

PLEASE NOTE: The following events have been advised. Due to the uncertainties in Covid-19 regulations, members should personally check the organisers to confirm these events.

 

2021

14th - 15th May: Neolithic Studies Group online conference on “New directions in research in Neolithic Studies in the UK and Ireland’. Book into sessions of this event here.

TBC September: YAHS: Maurice Beresford Celebration Conference. Likely to be via Zoom.

13th - 14th November: Bronze Age Forum: Annual Conference: Department of Archaeology, Cambridge University

1st November: NSG [online] conference on “aDNA and the Neolithic of Europe”.


Guest Lectures (open to all)  

At Bradford University 5.15pm in the Richmond Building.

  • Info TBA

At Kings Manor, York 1pm in F133

  • Info TBA

 

Please note - Your E-Mail Address:

The majority of members now receive their notices and newsflashes electronically. If your contact details have changed, please let me know, so that our address list remains up-to-date. If you wish to change the way you receive your section information, please drop me a line - either by email, or by post :  John Cruse,  3 Ellicott Court,  Park Road,  Menston,  LS29 6PA

Above programme updated 15 April 2021

 

 






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