Newcastle University Roman Archaeology Seminar Series, Semester 2 Winter/Spring 2017

All the following seminars are on Tuesdays at 18:00 hrs in Armstrong Building room 1.06

7 Feb 2017 – James Harland (York University)

‘The End of Roman Rule and the Adventus Saxonum: Rethinking Ethnicity in post-Roman Britain’


21 Feb – Simon Esmonde Cleary (Birmingham University)

‘The Mediterranean Mattered More: Imperial weakness and local responses either side of the Channel at the turn of the fourth and fifth centuries A.D.’


28 Feb – Indra Werthmann (Durham University)

‘The Image of the Past: Reassembling identities through Roman objects in early Anglo-Saxon society, 5th to 7th century AD’


7 Mar – Barbara Birley (Vindolanda Trust)

‘Recent work at Vindolanda, excavations and artefacts’


14 Mar – David Breeze (Edinburgh)

‘Bearsden: Life in a Roman fort’


21 Mar – Alexis Haslam (Pre-Construct Archaeology)

‘Industry and Magic: Quarrying and Selective Deposition in Ewell, Surrey’


25 Apr – TBA


2nd May – TBA

All welcome.  Colleagues wishing to join the speaker for dinner are asked to contact Tatiana Ivleva ( in advance


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