Romans in the North – Fri 31 May 2019
The John Hampshire Memorial Symposium in association with the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.
Explore recent archaeological fieldwork, research and community projects at this fascinating and insightful one day symposium which brings together a range of expert speakers from York and beyond.
Schedule for the day
10am: Welcome from York Museums Trust
10.10am – 11am: Session One
- ‘196 years in the making: the Yorkshire Museum’s Romans collections’ – Lucy Creighton, York Museums Trust
- ‘Recent Roman finds from Yorkshire’ – Adam Parker, Portable Antiquities Scheme
11am: Refreshments (provided with ticket)
11.30am – 12.30pm: Session Two
- ‘Now and then: excavating a Roman cemetery at Mount Vale, York’ – Ben Savine, York Archaeological Trust
- ‘Death, burial and identity at Roman Catterick’ – Greg Speed, Northern Archaeological Associates
12.30pm: Lunch (not provided with ticket)
2pm – 3pm: Session Three
- ‘Corbridge: a biography’ – Kevin Booth, English Heritage
- ‘Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project: the story so far!’ – Nicky Garland, Newcastle University
3pm: Refreshments (provided with ticket)
3.30pm – 4.30pm: Session Four
- ‘Petuaria ReVisited: rediscovering Roman Brough’ – Peter Halkon, University of Hull
- ‘Paints and Pigments in the Past: decorating monuments on the margins of empire’ – Louisa Campbell, University of Glasgow
This event costs £7.50 per person and includes refreshments (but not lunch). Click here to book your tickets.
‘Romans in the North’ is just one of many events taking place as part of the Eboracum Roman Festival 2019.
Friday 31 May 2019, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
York Museum Gardens