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Forthcoming Events

Posted On: February 15th, 2016

We have been asked to publicise a number of forthcoming (non-SMA) events, so here goes… 1. A lecture entitled Souvenirs of the Sepulchre: Devotion to an Empty Tomb at the Time of the First Crusade will be presented by Dr William Purkis (University of Birmingham) at the Museum of the Order of St John in London at 7pm

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NEW SMA Monograph now available!

Posted On: January 8th, 2016

The latest SMA monograph to be published, the 37th in the series, is Maritime Societies of the Viking and Medieval World. This collection of 24 papers is edited by James H Barrett and Sarah Jane Gibbon and focuses on the Baltic, North and Irish Seas in the Viking Age (AD 790–1050) and early Middle Ages (AD 1050–1200), with a few later examples

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New SMA Research Grant named in honour of Prof Mick Aston

Posted On: January 4th, 2016

The Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a new research grant named in honour of the late Professor Mick Aston, which will support research in one of his main areas of research interest. Professor Aston left a bequest to the Society in his will and the Council of the Society have decided to

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Posted On: December 23rd, 2015

Dear Society Members, We would like to update you on publication of volume 59 of Medieval Archaeology. This should have been sent out to Members by the end of November. Unfortunately there has been some delay in production at Routledge, Taylor & Francis. We are pleased to be able to reassure members that Volume 59

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Archaeologist of the Year! Vote now…

Posted On: December 10th, 2015

The Society for Medieval Archaeology is pleased to say that Professor Roberta Gilchrist, a former president of the Society, has been shortlisted for Current Archaeology’s Archaeologist of the Year Award 2016. We hope that you will consider voting for Roberta and help support medieval archaeologists! Roberta Gilchrist is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Reading.  She

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Recent Members Excursion – Celts at the British Museum!

Posted On: November 6th, 2015

A special event for members of the SMA took place on Nov. 26th – a curator-led visit to the highly praised Celts: Art and Identity exhibition at the British Museum. Click here to read more!

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