Category Archives: News & Events

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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National Roman Fabric Reference Collection now online

The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: A Handbook is now live on the SGRP website: http://romanpotterystudy.org/nrfrc/base/index.php It has been a lengthy process, but hopefully it will be a valuable resource for a wide range of users. The website is essentially the published handbook, with Andy Chopping’s original fresh-break photos immeasurably enhanced as digital images, and a photomicrograph added for each

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Third Lambarde Lecture in archaeology

The making of the southern British landscape: a prehistorian’s view When: 6pm Wednesday 26th April Where: Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christchurch University FREE and open to ALL To be given by Professor Tim Champion, University of Southampton: When did the English landscape take on something like its current appearance? Details of field patterns and settlement organisation

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