The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology

The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology is Europe’s leading society for the study and promotion of historical archaeology. The SPMA was founded in 1966 with the aim of promoting the archaeology of late medieval to industrial society in Britain, Europe and those countries influenced by European colonialism. The Society now covers the archaeology of the period up to the present day. To achieve this aim the Society publishes the triannual journal Post-Medieval Archaeology, and a twice yearly newsletter, as well as regular monographs, and holds conferences and meetings.

About the Society

News

IPMAG’s annual conference, 30 January - 1 February

Friday 23 January 2015

IPMAG’s annual conference, on the theme of ‘Bridging the gap’ - considering the post-medieval archaeology of transport, travel and war, takes place next weekend in Kinsale, Co. Cork

New Community Engagement Award

Saturday 20 December 2014

Publications

West Country Households, 1500-1700

West Country Households, 1500-1700

Edited by John Allan, Nat Alcock, and David Dawson

This volume presents a number of essays on work into the material culture of households in the early modern West Country.

The Post-Medieval Archaeology Journal

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