Fieldwork in Late Antique Archaeology – Burial & Funerary Practice (November 25, 2017)

(Shohet Scholar of 2005, Prof. Joseph Rife, presenting on cemetery excavations in Greece).

FIELDWORK IN LATE ANTIQUE ARCHAEOLOGY 2017 - BURIAL AND FUNERARY PRACTICE
Birkbeck College, London, Saturday 25th November 2017
This seminar reviews the state of funerary archaeology across the late antique world, providing an up-to-date overview of the latest discoveries in the field and in the lab, organised in terms of a series of regional portraits, from the cemeteries of Britain to the caves of Egypt.

*Britain*
10.00-10.30 Paul Booth (Oxford Archaeology) - Southern Britain
10.30-11.00 Sadie Watson* (Museum of London Arch.) - London
11.00-11.30 Jake Weekes (Canterbury Arch. Trust) -Canterbury

*Western Mediterranean*
11.50-12.20 Mauro Puddu (Cambridge) - Sardinia
12.20-12.40 Alexandra Chavarria* (Padua) - Northern Italy
12.40-13.10 Kaja Stembeger (KCL) - Slovenia

*Africa and Egypt*
14:00-14:30 Anna Leone* (Durham) - Africa
14:30-15:00 Elisabeth O'Connell (British Museum) - Egypt

*East Mediterranean*
15:20-15:40 Joseph Rife# (Vanderbildt) - Greece
15:40-16:10 Sophie Moore (Brown) - Asia Minor
16.10-16.40 Ádám Bollók (HAS, Budapest) - The Near East
16:45-17.00 John Pearce (KCL) - Conclusion

The conference will be held at Birkbeck College. All are welcome. Admission 15 GBP; Students / OAPs 7.5 GBP.
To register write to michaelmulryan@gmail.com before 20th November. Papers marked * = read in absentia. # = via skype.

Venue: B35 Lecture Theatre inside Birkbeck College, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Metro: Russell Square.
Conveners: L.Lavan, M.Mulryan (Kent), T.Penn (Edin.), R.Darley (Birkbeck). Sponsors: Birkbeck, Virtual Centre for Late Antiquity, J.Beale, Brill.
http://www.lateantiquearchaeology.wordpress.com

Dr Michael Mulryan
Editor - Late Antique Archaeology
Honorary Research Fellow
Centre for Late Antique Archaeology
University of Kent
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