Programme 2019-2020

    Cardiff Archaeological Society holds its lectures fortnightly on Thursdays between October and March. These lectures take place in Room 0.13, Wallace Lecture Theatre (unless where stated) in the Main Building of Cardiff University. Details on how to find the location can be seen here

    All lectures start at 7.15pm

    If you'd like to join the Society, just come along to one of our meeting and join on the spot - you would be most welcome! The lecture locations will all be signposted from the main entrances of the buildings they take place in. 

    PLEASE NOTE: Dates marked with * will be held in the Small Chemistry Lecture Theatre (Room 1.122) in the Main Building of Cardiff University; dates marked with ** will be held in the Large Shandon Lecture Theatre (Room 1.64) in the Main Building of Cardiff University

    Programme 2019-20


    10th October *
      Dr Andrew Birley - CEO & Director of Excavations, Vindolanda Trust
    Vindolanda: From the Beginning to the End of Roman Rule

    24th October**
    Neil Ludlow - Consultant Archaeologist
    William Marshal and design at Pembroke Castle

    7th November 
    Dr Tom Booth - Visiting Researcher, Natural History Museum
    Cheddar Man and the Genetic Prehistory of Britain: The Story so Far...

    21st November 
    Dr Alan Lane - Cardiff University & Dr Mark Redknap - National Museum of Wales
    Llangorse Crannog: A Unique Window on Wales in the Viking Age

    5th December
    Dr David Jenkins - Honorary Research Fellow, National Museum of Wales From Draentewion to Barry - the Creation of the Davies Family's Wealth


    16th January
    Dr Oliver Davies - Lecturer in Archaeology, Cardiff University New Work on Hillforts in Western Germany: Shining Light on Iron Age Communities Beyond the Roman Frontier

    30th January*
    Prof Aidan Dodson - Honorary Professor of Egyptology, University of Bristol
    Rameses III, King of Egypt

    13th February 
    Prof John Hines - Professor of Archaeology, Cardiff University Cosmeston: The Latest Discoveries and New Horizons for Interpretation

    27th February*
    Catherine Rees & Matthew Jones - C.R. Archaeology
    Settling Down, Moving On & Coming Back: Neolithic Discoveries at Llanfaethlu, Anglesey

    12th March
    Annual General Meeting