Past Conferences


“Current Perspectives on Early Medieval Migration, Mobility and Material Culture”, SMA Conference, 24th-26th June 2022, Oxford University Department for Continuing Education


“Cultures of Cloth”, The Archaeology of Textiles in Medieval Northwest Europe, SMA Virtual Conference, Saturday 24th 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