Following the great success of the 2018 conference on the transition from Roman to Saxon in the South-East, the Roman Studies Group of Surrey Archaeological Society is arranging another such event, this time focusing on the end of the Iron Age and the start of Roman Britain in our area.
This event will be held online via Zoom. To book, visit https://www.surreyarchaeology.org.uk/content/shining-a-light-on-the-transition-from-late-iron-age-to-early-roman-se-england-zoom Tickets are £5 per household.
9.30 Registration (Participants are urged to log on well before 10.00)
10.00 Welcome (David Bird, Roman Studies Group, Surrey Archaeological Society)
10.05 Chair, Paul Booth, Research Associate, University of Oxford, Introductory remarks
10.15 Thomas Matthews Boehmer, Doctoral Student University of Cambridge, Between method and theory: the challenges of studying identity in Late Iron Age and early Roman Britain
11.15 Tom Brindle, Post-Excavation Manager, Cotswold Archaeology, First (Century) Impressions: appearance, coin-use and communication in south-east Britain beyond the Roman Conquest
12.00 Anna Doherty (with input from Louise Rayner), Senior Ceramicist, Archaeology South-East, UCL, Location, location, location: exploring variability in LIA-Roman pottery assemblages through case studies from SE England
12.45 Lunch (a programme of slides will run as a display across the break)
13.30 Tony King, Professor Emeritus, University of Winchester, Celtic to Romano-Celtic? The archaeology of religious sites in SE Britain, 1st century BC to 2nd century AD.
14.15 Martyn Allen, Senior Project Manager, Oxford Archaeology, ‘Two shakes of a lamb’s tail’: a zooarchaeological perspective of the Iron Age/Romano-British transition in south-east England
15.15 David Rudling, Honorary Research Fellow University of Roehampton, ‘Becoming Roman?’ The Late Iron Age to Early Roman transition in Sussex
16.00 Mike Fulford, Professor of Archaeology University of Reading, Silchester: from Iron Age oppidum to Roman City
16.45 Chair Summing up and final discussion
17.00 Thanks and close