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Anglo-Saxon towers of lordship and the origins of the English castle

Publication date: Apr 17, 2013 05:24 PM

Start: May 07, 2013 05:30 PM

Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology

Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar

Michael Shapland will give a seminar as part of the Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series at the Institute on 7 May.

Dr Shapland's seminar is entitled Anglo-Saxon towers of lordship and the origins of the English Castle' and all are welcome. 

The seminar will be followed by a wine reception and a special launch event of three new volumes in the Staff Common Room (Room 609).

Book Launch

  • Landscapes of Defence in Early Medieval Europe, edited by John Baker, Stuart Brookes and Andrew Reynolds
  • Beyond the Burghal Hidage. Anglo-Saxon Civil Defence in the Viking Age by John Baker and Stuart Brookes
  • Early Medieval Art and Archaeology in the Northern World. Studies in Honour of James Graham-Campbell, edited by Andrew Reynolds and Leslie Webster

Any enquiries about the event may be directed to Andrew Reynolds.

Landscapes of Defence in Early Medieval EuropeBeyond the Burghal Hidage. Anglo-Saxon Civil Defence in the Viking AgeEarly Medieval Art and Archaeology in the Northern World