Society for Medieval Archaeology - News

Posted On: February 24th, 2023

Not one but two jobs in Medieval Archaeology Firstly a postdoctoral researcher in later medieval archaeology at the University of Reading working with former Society for Medieval Archaeology president Prof Roberta Gilchrist. This position is part of Prof Gilchrist’s exciting new AHRC-funded project: ‘The Medieval Ritual Landscape’ (MeRit). The second post is also a postdoctoral

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Meet our newly appointed president: Professor Oliver Creighton

Posted On: January 31st, 2023

I’m thriled to have been elected President of the Society for Medieval Archaeology — it really is a privilege, and I’m looking forward to helping take the Society from strength to strength during my term in office. The Society’s portfolio of activities — from the flagship journal Medieval Archaeology, through to the newsletter, website, social

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Viking brutality failed to wipe out monk community, dig finds

Posted On: January 28th, 2023

Anglo-Saxon monasteries were more resilient to Viking attacks than previously thought, archaeologists have concluded. Lyminge, a monastery in Kent, was on the front line of long-running Viking hostility which ended in the victories of Alfred the Great. The monastery endured repeated attacks, but resisted collapse for almost a century, through effective defensive strategies put in

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SMA Newsletter Autumn 2022 now available

Posted On: December 1st, 2022

Our Newsletter, edited by Dr Niall Brady,  capture the essence of news, research and events that are of interest to the membership. It is now available in your members only area! (or should have reached members by post). You can download the most recent edition of the newsletter here and access archive editions.    

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SMA Annual Conference 2017

Posted On: March 16th, 2017

Women, Status and Power in Medieval Society The Annual Conference of the Society for Medieval Archaeology takes place in Lincoln on June 30th and July 1st, 2017. This conference, which marks the 60th anniversary of the Society, is entitled Women, Status and Power in Medieval Society and will bring together specialists from a range of

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Agenda for the 2016 Annual General Meeting

Posted On: November 11th, 2016

The agenda for the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Society for Medieval Archaeology is now available. The meeting will be held at Rewley House,  1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA at 19:30 on Friday December 2nd 2016. Follow this link to access the 2016 AGM Agenda

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