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5th Postgraduate Conflict Archaeology Conference

15th-17th November 2017

The 5th Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology will be held from 15th to 17th November 2017. The conference will be hosted by the PhD conflict archaeology and history students at the University of Huddersfield.

 

As the discipline of battlefield and conflict archaeology continues to grow internationally, so too does the importance of research being developed by postgraduate researchers. At this level we see both the expansion of the discipline into new topics and fields, but also the development of new methodologies to unlock detail in existing fields that previously eluded researchers. This conference series celebrates that contribution and supports the development of these postgraduate researchers by providing a platform to present and discuss their research amongst peers.

 

This is year’s conference is now the fifth since the first at the University of Glasgow in 2011. In keeping with the research focuses of the researchers hosting this conference, at least part of the conference schedule will be given over to the theme of applied science in conflict archaeology.

 

The programme is still under development, so please check the link identified below for updates including details about attending and local accommodation.

 
 

For further information.

 

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Walking Waterloo

29th September – 2nd October 2017

29th September – 2nd October 2017

Napoleonic historians Maj.-Gen. Ashley Truluck and Alan Rooney present a unique interpretation of the Waterloo Campaign from the perspectives of Wellington, Blucher and Napoleon respectively as they walk you around the battlefields of Ligny, Quatre Bras and Waterloo.


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The American Civil War: Eastern Theatre Tour

30th September – 12th October 2017

30th September – 12th October 2017

Leading Civil War expert Fred Hawthorne leads the Classic American Civil War tour which features the iconic battles of Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, around Richmond, Appomattox, the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Antietam and Gettysburg.


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Battle of Nibley Green 1470

Saturday 30th September 2017

Saturday 30th September 2017

Join Adam Dolling on a walk across possibly the last  'private' battle on English soil


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Talk – ‘The armour of Richard III’

Saturday 30th September 2017

Saturday 30th September 2017

Dominic Smee, the Channel 4 ‘body-double’ for Richard III, will be talking on the armour that was made for the programme and his experience in wearing it.


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 1st October 2017

Sunday 1st October 2017

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield.


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Waterloo Study Day

Saturday 14th October 2017

Saturday 14th October 2017

The Waterloo Association and the Royal Armouries present a one day study day on Waterloo


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Battle of Winceby 1643

Sunday 15th October 2017

Sunday 15th October 2017

Don Smith will again lead this year’s tour of the battlefield where a relatively unknown Oliver Cromwell was nearly killed, but went on to make a name for himself. 

 


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Talk – ‘Henry III’

Thursday 26th October 2017

Thursday 26th October 2017

Join the Northampton Battlefields Society (NBS) for their AGM at 7.00 p.m. followed by a talk at 7.30 p.m. by Matthew Lewis on Henry III at the Marriott Hotel, Eagle Drive, Northampton, NN4 7HW


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Cromwell Museum Visit

Sunday 29th October 2017

Sunday 29th October 2017

Join the East Anglian region for a guided tour of the Cromwell Museum in Huntingdon, Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon, PE29 3LF, and a possible walk around the town.


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Battle of Edgehill 1642

Sunday 29th October 2017

Sunday 29th October 2017

Discover the first major battle of the Civil War, why the armies fought there and how it was that either side failed to deliver a decisive blow.


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Battles of Powick 1642 and Worcester 1651

Saturday 4th November 2017

Saturday 4th November 2017

Join Tony Spicer for an exploration of one of the first and last battle of the English Civil Wars


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 5th November 2017

Sunday 5th November 2017

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield.


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5th Postgraduate Conflict Archaeology Conference

15th-17th November 2017

15th-17th November 2017

The University of Huddersfield is hosting the 5th Postgraduate Conflict Archaeology Conference

 


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Battlefields in Yorkshire Conference

Sunday 19th November 2017

Sunday 19th November 2017

Book you tickets for the Battlefields in Yorkshire Conference


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Mortimers Cross Medieval Banquet

saturday 25th November 2017

Saturday 25th November 2017

Join the Mortimer's Cross Battlefield Project for a medieval banquet


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Talk – ‘Revealing Grey Friars: The search for Leicester’s lost Franciscan friary’

Thursday 30th November 2017

Thursday 30th November 2017

Join the Northampton Battlefields Society for a talk by Mathew Morris on Revealing Grey Friars: The search for Leicester’s lost Franciscan friary at the Marriott Hotel, Northampton, NN4 7HW


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 3rd December 2017

Sunday 3rd December 2017

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield.


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