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Winchester Conference 2002

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Conference- Winchester April 2002

King Alfred’s College Winchester April 5th-7th , Provisional Program.

Friday 5th April

2.00pm Registration
2.15pm Welcome, by Rob Perrin.
2.20pm Andy Russell: Southampton: Title to be announced
2.45pm Malcolm Lyne: Roman Pottery on the Isle of Wight
3.10pm Kayt Brown and Nick Cooke: Perryoaks
3.35pm David Hopkins: Recent Surveys of the New Forest pottery kilns
4.00pm Discussion
5.00pm Dinner
6.30pm Wine reception at Winchester Museum
8.00pm Evening lecture by Gary Momber, Hants and Isle of Wight Maritime Trust

Saturday 6th April

9.20am Roberta Tomber: Indo-Roman Trade
9.45am Malcolm Lyne: Claudian pottery from Richborough
10.10am A. Fawcett: Early Hadham Wares
10.35am Discussion
10.45am Tea/coffee
11.00am Scott Martin: New Evidence for Derbyshire Wares
11.25am Annette Hancocks: Rutland/Leicestershire
11.50am Graham Scobie ‘Topography and Development of Roman Winchester’
12.15pm Discussion
12.30pm Lunch
2.00pm Tour of Roman Winchester with Graham Scobie, followed by pottery viewing at Hyde Historic Resource Centre and talk by Helen Rees.
6.00pm Dinner
7.30pm AGM

Sunday 7th April

9.20am Ed Biddulph: How to suck eggs
9.45am Colin Wallace: Approaching our predecessors: ways of looking at the
history of Romano-British pottery studies
10.10am D. Williams: The Eruption of Vesuvius and its implications for Roman Pottery Studies
10.35am Discussion
10.45am Tea/coffee
11.00am Paul Booth: Title to be announced
10.35am Fiona Seeley: The Roman Pottery Industry at Moorgate: an update
11.45am James Gerrard: The fourth century: a dark age‌
12.05pm Discussion and close
12.30pm Lunch

ANNUAL WEEKEND CONFERENCE 2002

The 2002 conference (including A.G.M) was held at King Alfred’s University College, Winchester, from Friday April 5th (lunch-time) until Sunday April 7th (lunch-time)

The venue

King Alfred’s University College is located in the historic city of Winchester. We will be staying on-campus in Alwyn Hall East. The accommodation comprises single rooms each with a washbasin. Toilets, showers and a kitchenette are shared between five rooms. The College is small, so it is only a few minutes walk between halls, dining room and meeting rooms. Numbers are restricted so accommodation will be allocated on a first come basis, although there are also a number of B&B’s nearby. Parking is available on-campus with permits issued by the College at registration.

We were given a large meeting room for our lectures and a second, smaller lockable room, for members to display pottery. There is also room for poster displays for anyone wishing to present work in-progress etc.

The conference theme.

There was a small number of papers with a local emphasis. Other papers offered included: The Eruption of Vesuvius and its implications for Roman Pottery Studies (Dave Williams), Claudian Pottery from Richborough (Malcolm Lyne), Early Hadham Wares (Andy Fawcett), New evidence for Derbyshire Ware (Scott Martin), Indo-Roman Trade (Roberta Tomber), Approaching our predecessors: ways of looking at the history of Romano-British Pottery Studies (Colin Wallace). An evening lecture was given by Gary Momber of the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology.

Additional short papers would still be welcome.

Events.

A wine reception was held on Friday evening at Winchester Museum. On Saturday afternoon. Graham Scobie, of Winchester Museum Service gave a tour of ‘Roman’ Winchester. This was followed by a short talk by Helen Rees and an opportunity to view a range of material from excavations in Winchester.

Getting there.

Winchester is approximately 60 minutes form London by road and by rail (Waterloo). The campus is c. 15 minute walk from the station and on a good bus route. Maps with directions to the college will be sent out with confirmation of bookings.

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