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UK archaeological society journals online

Many journals produced by UK archaeological societies are available online. A list of some of these is shown below, with details on available volumes (as at December 2017). The KAS Library holds either archival or current volumes of the journals listed below – click here to search our catalogue for a title. INSTITUTION JOURNAL DETAILS URL DEC 2017 Antiquaries of Scotland Proceedings

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Roman Britain online

Reports focusing on Romano-British archaeology can be found online. See below for details: Roman Settlements Author: Pete Wilson Publisher: English Heritage Date: 2011 Introduction: This broad category covers all types of Roman-period civilian settlements from isolated farmsteads to the largest Roman cities, taking in civilian settlements associated with military establishments. The latter are broadly divided into two groups: canabae associated with

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KM Group digital archive

The KM Group digital archive is available online. It has now been expanded to include the newspapers from both the First and Second World Wars. The archive provides a fascinating insight into Kent’s leading role in the Great War, World War II (especially the Battle of Britain) and will prove an invaluable tool for anyone interested in the period. Click here

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Catalogues, collections and archives seminar

The Guild of One Name Studies is holding a seminar titled ‘ Catalogues, collections and archives. East Kent is rich in records for family historians and others and we visit Canterbury, home of Canterbury Cathedral Archives, whose records go back to the 8th century.  We have assembled specialist speakers from the Kent area that should interest all attendees.   With an

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Conference in Canterbury: Cultural Heritage in Danger

Cultural Heritage in Danger: Illicit Trafficking, Armed Conflicts and Cultural Diplomacy Date: Friday, 9th of June 2017 (University of Kent, Canterbury, UK) Subject: After World War II, the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in Event of Armed Conflict recognized the need to protect and preserve heritage for the benefit of mankind. In the last 60 years,

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