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2016 Beatrice de Cardi Lecture, AGM and the Marsh Archaeology Awards

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2016 Beatrice de Cardi Lecture

Mark Knight, Must Farm Site Director from the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, will update us on the ongoing exciting discoveries at Must Farm.

Annual General Meeting

The Beatrice de Cardi Lecture will be preceded by a drinks reception, the presentation of the Marsh Archaeology Awards and the CBA's Annual General Meeting for 2016.

The Marsh Archaeology Awards

The Marsh Christian Trust fund three awards: Community Archaeologist of the Year, Young Archaeologist of the Year, and the Marsh Award for Community Archaeology.

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The event will take place on Monday 7 November at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH. Outline timings for the event are:

14.00 - 16.00    Archaeological debate - an opportunity to review issues relating to the protection of archaeological sites across the UK, through presentations and discussion.

16.00 - 16.45    CBA Annual General Meeting

16.45 - 17.15    Presentation of the Marsh Awards

17.15 - 18.00    Drinks reception

18.00 - 19.00    Beatrice De Cardi Lecture presented by Mark Knight, Must Farm Site Director

About the Beatrice de Cardi Lecture

Beatrice de Cardi was first Assistant Secretary and latterly Secretary of the Council for British Archaeology from 1949 to 1973. In order to recognise her outstanding contribution to the CBA and to the archaeology discipline, the Council decided in 1976 to inaugurate a series of lectures, to be called after her. The speakers are given the freedom to discuss their own approach to any aspect of British archaeology.

 

The first Beatrice de Cardi Lecture was delivered in Oxford on 27 October 1976, jointly organised by the Council for British Archaeology and the Oxford University Department for External Studies.

The Council for British Archaeology headquarters in York was renamed 'Beatrice de Cardi House' in honour of her 100th birthday in 2014.

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Monday, 7 November 2016 from 14:00 to 19:30 (GMT) - Add to Calendar

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The British Academy - 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH - View Map

 

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