Online Conference: ‘Ora Pro Nobis: Marian Devotion in the Middle Ages and Renaissance’ in honour of Dr Cathy Oakes, The British Archaeological Association, 3 July 2021, 10-17:30 (BST)

This study day is hosted by the British Archaeological Association, of which Cathy was a longstanding member. It will concentrate of various aspects of Marian devotion a subject close to Cathy’s heart and the focus of her book, Ora Pro Nobis: The Virgin as Intercessor in Medieval Art and Devotion (2008), from which this day takes its title.

CFP: British Archaeological Association Post-Graduate Conference (27 November 2021), deadline 31 July 2021

The BAA invites proposals by postgraduates and early career researchers in the field of medieval history of art, architecture, and archaeology.

CFP: ‘Image & Narrative in Romanesque Art’, British Archaeological Association International Romanesque conference, British School at Rome (28-30 March 2022), deadline 31 July 2021

The British Archaeological Association invites papers for their 2022 International Romanesque conference which will take place at the British School at Rome.

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.