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.
10.00-10.30 Paul Booth (Oxford Archaeology)
10.30-11.00 Sadie Watson* (Museum of London Arch.)
11.00-11.30 Jake Weekes (Canterbury Arch. Trust)
11.50-12.20 Mauro Puddu (Cambridge)
12.20-12.40 Alexandra Chavarria* (Padua)
12.40-13.10 Kaja Stembeger (KCL)
*Africa and Egypt*
14:00-14:30 Anna Leone* (Durham)
14:30-15:00 Elisabeth O’Connell (British Museum)
15:20-15:40 Joseph Rife# (Vanderbildt)
15:40-16:10 Sophie Moore (Brown)
16.10-16.40 Ádám Bollók (HAS, Budapest)
The Near East
16:45-17.00 John Pearce (KCL)
The conference will be held at Birkbeck College. All are welcome. Admission 15 GBP; Students / OAPs 7.5 GBP.
To register write to [email protected] before 20th November. Papers marked * = read in absentia. # = via skype.
Conveners: L.Lavan, M.Mulryan (Kent) T.Penn (Edin.) R.Darley (Birkbeck). Sponsors: Birkbeck, Virtual Centre for Late Antiquity, J.Beale, Brill.