Society of Medieval Archaeology AGM and Winter Symposium


The 2019 AGM will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019, 18:00 in the Sorby Room, Wager Building (attached to the Department of Archaeology), University of Reading, RG6 6AX. This is Building 5 on the campus map at

Please find the Agenda here: Society for Medieval Archaeology AGM 2019.

The AGM will be followed by the Society for Medieval Archaeology’s Winter Symposium at around 18:30. There will be three lectures on recent archaeological discoveries which will close with a wine reception:

Prof. Michelle Brown, University of London

Letters from the Past: the inscriptions from Tintagel and what they tell us of its early medieval inhabitants

James Fairclough, Museum of London Archaeology

Great Ryburgh: The excavation of rare Anglo-Saxon coffins and a Saxon Church

Nathan Wales, University of York

DNA from archaeological seeds illuminates medieval grapevine production

This event is free but registration is required. Please register here.


Previous Events

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Society was held at 18:00 on Monday 3 December 2018 in the Philip Rahtz Lecture Theatre (K/133), The King’s Manor, University of York, YO1 7EP.

The AGM Agenda can be downloaded here.

The AGM was followed by three lectures on recent archaeological discoveries:

Dr Sarah Croix: Revisiting a ‘Northern Emporium’ – about recent excavations in Viking-Age Ribe

Dr Adrian Maldonado: Reassembling Iona

Dr Gabor Thomas: Building early medieval identities: Lyminge and the agency of post-Roman elite centres