EARLY MEDIEVAL WALES ARCHAEOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP

COLLOQUIUM 21 – 22 September 2019

Mariners Hotel, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA61 2DU (Phone: 01437 763353)

 EARLY MEDIEVAL WALES ARCHAEOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP COLLOQUIUM
Recent Research and Excavation in Wales

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September 2019 Mariners Hotel, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA61 2DU

Saturday 21st September
09.00: Registration
09.20: Welcome
09.30: Keynote: Jacky Nowakowski ‘Researching Tintagel, Dumnonia and post-Roman Britain’
10.30: Coffee
11.00: Paul Belford ‘Recent work on Offa’s and Wat’s Dykes in Wrexham’
11.30: Keith Ray ‘Offa’s Dyke north of Treuddyn, Flintshire: Reconsidering the Gwynedd/ Mercia frontier in North-East Wales’
12.00: Chris Caple ‘Traces of an Earlier Welsh Culture in an Anglo-Norman World – Evidence from Nevern Castle’
13.00 – 18.00: Field trip (packed lunch provided). Suitable clothing and footwear necessary.
Taking in St Dogwells Church ogham and Latin inscribed stone and newly noted cross-carved stone; Garn Turne (‘Three Lords Stone’) meeting point of 4 cantrefi; Crugiau Cemais Bronze Age barrows with later burials with assembly site?; Caer Bayvil early medieval cemetery in an older enclosure with Bayfil Fair/assembly site nearby; Nevern Church, cross and inscribed stones; Nevern Castle. Led by Rhiannon Comeau, Chris Caple, Nancy Edwards, Heather James.
19.00: Reception to launch Living off the Land (eds) Rhiannon Comeau and Andy Seaman (Oxbow Books)
Sunday 22nd September
9.30: Andy Seaman, Tudor Davies and Stephen Rippon ‘Manifestations of Empire: Palaeoenvironmental Analysis and the End of Roman Britain: Preliminary Results and Interpretations’
10.00: Marion Shiner ‘Shared Spaces: Identifying Potential ‘Cemetery Settlements’ in Early Medieval Wales
10.30: Coffee
11.00: David Parsons ‘Dating place-names in llan’
11.30: Keynote: Adrián Maldonado ‘Iona at the Millennium: new insights on the monastery in the Viking Age’
12.30: Marion Shiner ‘A brief introduction to the latest excavations at St Patrick’s Chapel’
12.45: Depart for visit to current excavations at St Patrick’s Chapel, Whitesands Bay, St Davids (in cars)
Speakers: Ken Murphy, Marion Shiner. Suitable clothing and footwear necessary.
Cost: £50 (Students £35)
To include refreshments, packed lunch (Saturday only) and book launch.
Field trip (Saturday pm) £20
Three-course conference dinner £26.50
To register: Please send a cheque made out to Nancy Edwards (EMWARG) to Professor Nancy Edwards, School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, LL57 2DG.
Closing date Friday 6th September 2019
Please contact Marion Shiner with any queries – mrshiner1@sheffield.ac.uk
by October 1st 2015

REGISTRATION FORM

Name:

Institution (if applicable):

Address:

Email address:

Telephone number:

Dietary Requirements:

(Please note that the meeting room at the Mariners Hotel is accessed by stairs and there is no lift.)

 

Please tick as applicable:

Registration fee (£50.00)

Registration fee for registered student (£35.00)

Field trip to Nevern area Saturday afternoon (includes packed lunch) NB 29 max. on the coach (£20)

Colloquium dinner Saturday evening, Mariners Hotel (£26.50)

Total:

TO BOOK please send this form and a cheque with your remittance made out to: Nancy Edwards (EMWARG). These should be sent to Professor Nancy Edwards, School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, LL57 2DG. I will acknowledge your booking by email. Any queries, please email Nancy Edwards [n.edwards@bangor.ac.uk] copying it in to Marion Shiner [mrshiner1@sheffield.ac.uk]

CLOSING DATE FOR COLLOQUIUM BOOKINGS: Friday 6 September 2019

ACCOMMODATION

We have secured a special rate of £75 per night Bed and Breakfast single occupancy in double or twin rooms at the Mariners Hotel for the nights of 20 and 21 September. If you wish to book you should do so as soon as possible by phoning them on the number above and quoting ‘Archaeology Group’.

TRIP TO ST PATRICK’S CHAPEL EXCAVATIONS

I wish to visit the excavations please tick here.

We will be travelling by car so if you can offer a lift to others who have arrived in Haverfordwest by train (last train to London at 17.55), please tick here.