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The Hospitium

Museum Gardens


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Romans in the North:

The John Hampshire Memorial Symposium in association with the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

Friday 31st May 2019, 10am – 4.30pm

Hospitium, Museum Gardens

Price: £7.50 (includes refreshments but not lunch) – possible free entry for a limited number of YPS members


Explore recent archaeological fieldwork, research and community projects at this one day symposium which brings together a range of speakers from York – and beyond.

Schedule for the day

10.00 – Welcome from YMT

10.10 – Session One

Lucy Creighton, York Museums Trust

196 years in the making: the Yorkshire Museum’s Roman collections

Adam Parker, Portable Antiquities Scheme

Recent Roman finds from Yorkshire

11.00 – Refreshments (provided)

11.30 – Session Two

Ben Savine, York Archaeological Trust

Now and then: excavating a Roman cemetery at Mount Vale, York

Greg Speed, Northern Archaeological Associates

Death, burial and identity at Roman Catterick

12.30 – Lunch (not provided)

14.00 – Session Three

Kevin Booth, English Heritage

Corbridge: a biography

Nicky Garland, Newcastle University

Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project: the story so far!

15.00 – Refreshments (provided)

15.30 – Session Four

Peter Halkon, University of Hull

Petuaria ReVisited: rediscovering Roman Brough

Louisa Campbell, University of Glasgow

Paints and Pigments in the Past: decorating monuments on the margins of empire

16.30 – Close

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