Sunday, July 26, 2009

Locality and Community: Cheshire Sculpture in Context

Locality and Community: Cheshire Sculpture in Context

The AHRC-funded Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture in partnership with
the Victoria County History, the Department of History and Archaeology,
University of Chester and the Chester Archaeology Society cordially invite
you to attend and participate in a day-long workshop to introduce the
forthcoming publication of the Cheshire and Lancashire Corpus of
Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture authored by Prof. Richard Bailey. The day
brings together a range of key specialists in interdisciplinary fields of
study examining aspects of life/ landscape/ community in the North West
region and Wales. Speakers include: Sir David Wilson (British Academy);
Dr. Alan Thacker (Victoria County History); Prof. Richard Bailey
(Newcastle University); Dr. David Griffiths (Oxford University); Prof.
Nancy Edwards (Bangor University) & Prof. Judy Jesch (University of

Please join us on Saturday the 5th of September 2009. The venue is the
Grosvenor Museum in Chester. The day will commence at 10.00am and finish
at 4.00pm with a drinks reception later in the evening hosted by the
University of Chester. A charge of £20 a day and £10 for student
participants includes entry, refreshments, lunch, an optional tour of St.
John's Church and the evening reception. To register your intention to
attend please e-mail or contact Dr. Sarah Semple at Department of
Archaeology, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE; 0191 334
1115, Bursaries
are available for postgraduate students covering entry, travel and
accommodation costs and applicants should send a CV to the above address
or e-mail. All cheques should be made payable to 'Durham University' and
sent to Sarah Semple at the address above. Students should send a
photocopy of their Student ID cards to guarantee a reduced price.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

Dr. Sarah Semple
Lecturer in Archaeology
Secretary for the Centre of Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Director of Taught Postgraduates
Department of Archaeology
Durham University
South Road

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