Past Annual Conferences


“Cultures of Cloth”, The Archaeology of Textiles in Medieval Northwest Europe, SMA Virtual Conference, Saturday 24t July 2021, University of Nottingham




“The Long Black Death”: New Perspectives, SMA Conference Friday 5th – Saturday 6th July 2019, King’s Manor, University of York


Grave Concerns: Death, Landscape and Locality in Medieval Society, SMA Conference Friday 13th – Sunday 15th July, Durham University


60th Anniversary Annual Conference: Women, Status and Power in Medieval Society, SMA Conference 30th June – 1st July 2017, University of Lincoln


Waiting for the End of the World: Perceptions of Disaster and Risk in Medieval Europe, SMA Annual Conference – 2-4 December 2016, Rewley House, Oxford


Being Medieval: Archaeology, Society and the Human Experience, SMA Annual Conference – University of Central Lancashire, Preston 4 – 6 December 2015

The Annual Lecture was by Professor Heinrich Härke (Universität Tübingen), titled: ‘Experiencing the “other” Middle Ages: urbanization and state formation east of the Aral Sea’.


From Viking Camps to Saxon Assemblies: Temporary and Seasonal Sites and Settlement in Medieval Europe, SMA Annual Conference – Rewley House, Oxford 5 – 7 December 2014

The Annual Lecture was by Professor Dawn Hadley and Julian Richards, titled ‘The Viking winter camp of 872-3 at Torksey, Lincolnshire: new archaeological discoveries’.


Transformations and Continuities in the Eleventh Century: Archaeology of the Norman Conquest, SMA Conference – University of Nottingham, 20 -22 September 2013