Society for Medieval Archaeology - News

Our latest Newsletter has landed!

Posted On: May 15th, 2024

The Spring 2024 issue of the Medieval Archaeology Newsletter should be hitting members’ doormats shortly. Issue 71 contents include: A tile-making site at Finchingfield, Essex Making the March: Contesting lands in the Early Medieval Frontier Fonmon Castle Landscape Project: Excavations at Llancadle South II Early Medieval cemetery Crystal Magic, Tolkien & The Thief of Baghdad

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2024 Conference – Artefacts, Landscapes and Collaborative Research

Posted On: May 14th, 2024

We are delighted to announce this year’s conference, hosted jointly by the Society for Medieval Archaeology and the Portable Antiquities Scheme, on the theme of Artefacts, Landscapes and Collaborative Research. The conference is taking place at the British Museum, London, on Saturday 21st September 2024 and we have a fantastic line-up of speakers confirmed for

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Job opportunity: Career Development Fellow in Museums and Heritage at Durham University

Posted On: April 29th, 2024

Durham University are offering a 3-year Career Development Fellowship in Museums and Heritage. The post is full-time (35 hours per week) and is based in the Department of Archaeology in Durham. Durham University’s Career Development Fellowships are fixed term positions, which include structured development support for early career academics to deliver outstanding education, innovative research/scholarship,

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Previously undiscovered henge re-used in Anglo-Saxon and later periods, excavations find

Posted On: April 8th, 2024

Sacred Landscapes and Deep Time: Mobility, Memory, and Monasticism on Crowland Duncan Wright and Hugh Willmott have published a new article about their excavations at Anchor Church Field, which found a previously undiscovered prehistoric henge, reused in the Anglo-Saxon period and then by Crowland Abbey who built a hall and chapel on the site. Whilst

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New SMA Council Members

Posted On: December 11th, 2023

Following our AGM on 4th December, we are delighted to welcome the following new members to the SMA Council: Honorary Treasurer – Dr. Helen Fenwick Honorary Secretary – Prof. Michael Lewis Vice President – Prof. Susan Oosthuizen Ordinary Members – Dr. Steve Ashby, Dr. Heidi Stoner and Dr. Rebecca Boyd Welcome aboard! We look forward

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Medieval Archaeology issue 67.2 now available

Posted On: December 7th, 2023

I’m very pleased to announce that issue 67.2 of Medieval Archaeology has now been published online and the print copy should be arriving with members shortly. The content in this issue includes seven original articles focusing on new research from Britain, the Czech Republic, Italy, Denmark and Finland, covering both the early and late medieval

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