In partnership with the University of Hull and Yorkshire Museum and in association with Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society and East Riding Archaeological Society
The conference will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first excavations on the Middle Iron Age cemetery at Arras in East Yorkshire and will coincide with a special exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum displaying artefacts from those excavations.
Friday 17th November: Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, Museum St, York YO1 7FR
Key-note speaker: Dr Fraser Hunter (National Museums Scotland), A view of the Arras culture from Scotland: We have chariots too, followed by a wine reception in the Yorkshire Museum
Saturday 18th November: The Hospitium, Museum Gardens, Museum St, York YO1 7FR
Dr Peter Halkon (University of Hull)
Professor Ian Armit (University of Bradford) and Dr John Dent
Paula Ware (MAP Archaeological Practice)
Dr Melanie Giles (University of Manchester)
Dr Janet Montgomery(Durham University) and Dr Mandy Jay (Durham University)
Dr Anna Lewis
Dr Helen Chittock (Institute of Archaeology, Oxford)
Dr Yvonne Inall (University of Hull)
Dr Manuel Fernandez-Gotz (Edinburgh University)
Professor Timothy Champion (University of Southampton)
Sunday 19th November: Optional field visit by coach (£10): Arras cemetery and Hull and East Riding Museum
Accommodation: Delegates should arrange their own accommodation. Please visit the York Tourist Information Centre for accommodation details: http://www.visityork.org/.
Conference fee: £70 (includes tea and coffee)
Early Bird Discount (booked before 31 July): £50 for members of the Royal Archaeological Institute, YAHS and ERAS members; £60 for non-members
Student Bursaries: Ten £25 bursaries towards the conference fee are available from the RAI’s Cheney Fund on a ‘first come, first served basis’. (See Booking Form)
Booking deadline: 1 November 2017
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