Study Group for Roman Pottery

Nottingham Conference 2010

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Delegates at the Lakeside Djanogly - Art History Lecture Theatre Sun 4th July 2010

The SGRP 2010 conference will take place on the weekend of Fri 2nd- Sun 4th July 2010 on University Park Campus in Nottingham. We will be staying at Ancaster Hall, a university hall of residence only 20 minutes walk from the Lakeside Djanogly Art Centre where we will hold the lectures (no. 34 and 50 on the campus map). The conference will officially start at 2.00 pm on the Friday but for those of you interested in helping with the first stages of the kiln building, please feel free to join us on Friday morning. The conference will run to 1pm on the Sunday.

The weekend will include talks on Roman Pottery assemblages from the East Midlands, a visit to the Nottingham University Museum new displays, handling sessions in the Museum and a trip out on Saturday afternoon
All are invited to attend the conference including non-SGRP members (although encouragement to join the group may be applied during the weekend!) Non-residential and day attendance is also possible. All those involved in the archaeology of Nottinghamshire and the study of Roman pottery are welcome and are encouraged to offer short talks on your work and research in the area.
Anyone wishing to offer a paper, display pottery or bring a poster display of recent research is encouraged to contact the conference organisers.

Programme

Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery - Art History Lecture Theatre (no. 34 and 50 on the campus map)

13.00: registration

Friday 2nd of July
Afternoon session
Chair: Jane Evans (SGRP President)
14.00 - 14.05 Welcome-
14.05 - 14.45 Nick Cooper - Recent archaeological work in Roman Leicester.
14.45 - 15.10 Val Rigby - Kings Harry Lane, 25 years on
15.10 - 15.35 Geoffrey Dannell - A guide to using the information in the Mainz decorated ware data-base
15.35 - 16.05 Tea & coffee break (Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery)
16.05 - 18.00 Seminars - Each seminar will run for 45/50 min. Participant will have the opportunity to attend two.
Option 1 - Seminar on Face pots - Ruth Leary & Maggi Darling
Option 2 - Seminar on Wine consumption - Chris Lydamore & Gwladys Monteil
Option 3 - Seminar on mortaria - Robin Symonds
Option 4 - Kiln loading and capping - Beryl Hines 18.00 Pre-dinner drinks, University Museum (no 12 on Campus Map)
18.45 Transfer back to Ancaster Hall for residential members
19.00 Dinner in Ancaster Hall - residential members

Saturday 3rd July

From 7.30 Breakfast
From 8.00 Kiln lighting
8.45 Transfer to Lecture Theatre (Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery)
Morning session
Chair: Nick Cooper
9.05 - 9.30 Ed McSloy - Roman pottery from recent work at Margidunum
9.30 - 9.55 Peter Allen - Interpretation of field walking finds in the parish of Bingham
9.55 - 10.20 Maggi Darling - Market Rasen kilns
10.20 - 10.45 Tea & coffee break (Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery)
Chair: Rob Perrin
10.45 - 11.15 Nick Cooper - Roman Pottery from recent excavations in Leicester
11.15 - 11.40 Alice Lyons - Becoming Roman and losing your temper
11.40 - 12.50 AGM (SGRP members only)
13.00 Lunch (Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery)
14.00 - 16.00 Handling and viewing sessions at the University Museum-Oswald Collection,
Margidunum
material and many more beside
14.00 - 16.00 Kiln firing
16.00 - 16.30 Tea & coffee break (Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery)
Chair: Robin Symonds TBC
16.30 - 16.55 Jean-Philippe Baigl and David Guitton-Productions céramiques gallo-romaines spécifiques
du centre-ouest de la Gaule: exportation et commerce maritime, état de la question
16.55 - 17.20 Ian Rowlandson-Pottery from recent investigations at the Roman roadside settlement
of Navenby, Lincolnshire
17.20 - 17.50 Clive Orton - The quantification of pottery - the why and wherefores
19.00 Buffet (Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery)
20.30 An evening around the kiln

Sunday 4th July
From 7.30 Breakfast
Chair: Steve Willis
9.00 - 9.05 Introduction
9.05 - 9.55 Rob Perrin - Research Strategy
9.55 - 10.20 Pot stop - Several short papers
Ian Rowlandson - An unusual seated figure from Old Winteringham
Louise Rayner and Gwladys Monteil-The results of the EH samian Survey
10.20 - 10.45 Tea & coffee break (Lakeside Djanogly Art Gallery)
10.50 - 13.00 Kiln unloading and close of the conference

Most talks will be 20 minutes long, with five minutes for questions

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