British Archaeological Association’s Digital Tour Competition 2021 Winner & Highly Commended Tours

Inspired by the difficulties in visiting churches and other historic sites during the Coronavirus pandemic, The British Archaeological Association is looking at ways of promoting the use of digital technology to allow them to be seen even during a lockdown, or for those far distant.

Scholarships: British Archaeological Association Travel Grants, deadlines 15 March 2021 and 15 May 2021

The British Archaeological Association invites applications for their new travel grants aimed at those registered on post-graduate degree courses. There are two deadlines – 15 March 2021 and 15 May 2021.

The British Archaeological Association Digital Tour Competition

Inspired by the difficulties in visiting churches and other historic sites during the pandemic, The British Archaeological Association is looking at ways of promoting the use of digital technology to allow them to be seen even during a lockdown, or for those far distant. The Association is therefore holding a competition to produce a short video/photographic presentation of a Roman or medieval site (a building, ruin, even a town) using remote mapping and imaging systems such as Google Earth, or Google Earth Studio. The prize is £300.

Online Lecture: ‘Living legends: the art of adventure in English manuscripts c. 1240-1340’ with Amy Jeffs, BAA Lecture, 3 February 2021, 5:00 PM (GMT)

The British Archaeological Association’s February Lecture will be by Dr Amy Jeffs who will be presenting ‘Living legends: the art of adventure in English manuscripts c. 1240-1340’.

Online Lecture: ‘Three historical oddities, from the fall of the Roman empire to the BC/AC divide & the continent of Europe’ with Eric Fernie, BAA Lecture, 6 January 2021, 5:00 PM (GMT)

The British Archaeological Association’s January Lecture will be by Professor Eric Fernie (Courtauld Institute of Art) who will be presenting ‘Three historical oddities, from the fall of the Roman empire to the BC/AC divide and the continent of Europe’

Online Conference: ‘‘Our Aelred’: Man, Monk & Saint’, English Heritage & the British Archaeological Association, 11-12 January 2021

Join English Heritage and the British Archaeological Association for this major online conference focused on Aelred, abbot of Rievaulx between 1147 and 1167.

Recorded Conference: British Archaeological Association Postgraduate Conference 2020

This year the conference took place online via Zoom across two days. Whilst we would have loved to have hosted the conference in-person, the silver lining is that we were able to have scholars and academics across the world attend and present their work. So fear not if you missed out – as we recorded the conference and you can view the panels here.

Online Lecture: ‘”The face of one making for Jerusalem”: The Angel Choir of Lincoln Cathedral & Joy’ with Katherine Turley, BAA Lecture, 2 December 2020, 5:00 PM (GMT)

The British Archaeological Association’s December Lecture will be by Katherine Turley (Birkbeck College) who will be presenting ‘”The face of one making for Jerusalem”: The Angel Choir of Lincoln Cathedral & Joy’.

Online Lecture: ‘The medieval stained glass at Holy Trinity, Long Melford’, Anna Eavis, 4 Nov 2020, 5pm (GMT)

The November Lecture of the British Archaeological Association Lecture Series will be Anna Eavis, who will be presenting on ‘The medieval stained glass at Holy Trinity, Long Melford’. Anna Eavis is Curatorial Director at English Heritage, with responsibility for the presentation of over four hundred historic sites and their collections. The lecture will take placeContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘The medieval stained glass at Holy Trinity, Long Melford’, Anna Eavis, 4 Nov 2020, 5pm (GMT)”

Conference: British Archaeological Association Post Graduate Conference 2020, Thursday & Friday, 19-20 November 2020, 1-5.15 pm (GMT)

This year the conference will take place online over two days: Thursday & Friday, 19-20 November 2020, beginning from 1pm. Join us for a diverse conference which includes postgraduates and early career researchers in the fields of medieval history of art, architecture, and archaeology.