Monday 13 September 2021
Students are the future of the SPMA and we want to do more for you. In October this year we will be launching the SPMA PhD Group, a place within the Society for members who are current research students to connect with other students around the world, while gaining skills useful for postdoctoral employment.
Wednesday 25 August 2021
Wednesday 28 July 2021
Wednesday 14 July 2021
Tuesday 22 June 2021
Saturday 22 May 2021
A response to the review of the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield
Monday 22 February 2021
Thursday 10 December 2020
Post-Medieval Archaeology, the journal of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology, is seeking new members for its Editorial Advisory Board.
Monday 7 September 2020
Monday 17 August 2020
Monday 13 April 2020
Wednesday 11 March 2020
The Post-Medieval Archaeology Congress 2020 has been cancelled.
Wednesday 27 November 2019
Free workshop on London’s 18th-Century Porcelain Industry
Sunday 3 November 2019
Tuesday 15 October 2019
Our next annual Post-Medieval Archaeology Congress will be held at the University of Plymouth on 17-19 April 2020
Friday 9 August 2019
Wednesday 17 July 2019
The day comprises a series of talks on subjects that interested Ken, and by definition will be of interest to many people. Former friends and colleagues will speak on archaeology in museums, medieval pottery, fortifications and the archaeology of post-medieval England.
Thursday 1 November 2018
Monday 16 July 2018
Friday 19 January 2018
Last month’s lecture by David Higgins is now online to watch at your leisure
Saturday 11 November 2017
SPMA members can purchase a special issue of Archaeologia Postmedievale at a reduced price
Saturday 21 October 2017
The Call for Papers for next year’s congress in Bristol is open
Friday 7 July 2017
Monday 6 February 2017
Call for Papers for an SPMA-sponsored session at the European Association of Archaeologists conference in Maastricht, 30 August - 3 September 2017
Saturday 17 September 2016
Call for Papers for our annual congress at the University of Hull is open until 1 December
Wednesday 27 July 2016
SPMA is looking for two Ordinary Members to join its Council at the AGM in December
Monday 25 July 2016
SPMA continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special journal issue
Thursday 21 April 2016
With thanks to both speakers and attendees for making our 50th Anniversary Congress at Sheffield such a success. Please follow us on social media and check our website for the details of our planned 2017 meeting.
Saturday 30 January 2016
SPMA celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a special congress at the University of Sheffield
Monday 9 November 2015
The SPMA’s AGM for 2015 will be held on Monday 14 December 2015.
Saturday 24 October 2015
Tuesday 15 September 2015
SPMA is looking for a new Student Rep to join its Council at the AGM in December.
Saturday 1 August 2015
A new award has been established to enable student members of the SPMA to participate in European conferences - a particular enthusiasm of the late joint Editor of our journal Post-Medieval Archaeology, Paul Courtney.
Monday 13 July 2015
Book your place on our joint conference with the Nautical Archaeology Society, at Portsmouth University on 21st - 22nd November 2015.
Tuesday 23 June 2015
SPMA is looking for a new Treasurer and two Ordinary Members to join its Council at the AGM in December
Tuesday 16 June 2015
The next deadline for applications to our Research Grants scheme is 1st September.
Thursday 21 May 2015
Holders of Research Grants and the new Community Engagement Award announced.
Saturday 16 May 2015
Winners of the 2014 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dissertation Prizes announced.
Thursday 16 April 2015
Prof Audrey Horning, SPMA’s Monographs Editor, has been awarded the 2014 James Mooney Award for best anthropological book on the South and Southerners.
Saturday 28 March 2015
The Call for Papers for our joint conference with the Nautical Archaeology Society will close on 1st May.
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
Saturday 20 December 2014
We are pleased to announce a new Community Engagement Award, designed to support individuals, groups and societies in developing new public-facing initiatives, whether one-off events, programmes of activities, digital archaeology or other creative outputs.
Monday 1 December 2014
Don’t forget to book your free ticket for the annual Geoff Egan Memorial Lecture on Monday 15 December
Thursday 30 October 2014
Craig Cessford will be giving a lecture about his SPMA-funded research to the Cambridge Antiquarian Society on Monday 3 November
Saturday 25 October 2014
Members of SPMA can now receive 25% off the price of our monographs published by Boydell & Brewer and Maney
Wednesday 1 October 2014
This year’s Geoff Egan Memorial Lecture will be given by Frans Verhaeghe at the Society for Antiquaries of London on Monday 15th December
Monday 8 September 2014
SPMA has joined the international campaign to save the Wedgwood Collection
Tuesday 2 September 2014
Our journal ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’ is Maney Publishing’s Journal of the Month for September - we’re celebrating with specially commissioned essays, free content, and a 20% discount on membership.
Sunday 3 August 2014
There are a couple of spare slots available for papers at next month’s post-graduate day conference - would you like to present?
Friday 4 July 2014
There are two vacancies for members to stand for election to SPMA’s Council at the AGM in December
Wednesday 25 June 2014
The latest issue of our journal ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’ is now available online.
Monday 26 May 2014
Registration now open for our annual conference ‘Conflict in Context’ at the Museum of Liverpool, 26 - 28 September 2014
Friday 25 April 2014
Registration is now open for our joint conference with the Finds Research Group at the University of Leicester
Thursday 17 April 2014
The German Society of Medieval and Post-Medieval Archaeology is holding a conference on ‘The Archaeology of the 19th and 20th centuries’ at the Free University, Berlin, on 6th - 8th October 2014
Wednesday 12 March 2014
Prof Audrey Horning will deliver a lecture to the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland at 2.30pm on Saturday 15th March
Sunday 9 March 2014
Our friends at the Irish Post-Medieval Archaeology Group have a new website!
Monday 10 February 2014
A conference in memory of Paul Courtney will be held on Saturday 18th October 2014 at the University of Leicester
Tuesday 28 January 2014
The back run of our journal ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’, going back to the first volume in 1967, is now online.
Saturday 11 January 2014
The latest issue of our journal ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’ is now available to members and subscribers
Saturday 21 December 2013
The deadline for applications to the first round of the SPMA’s Research Grants scheme has now changed to 1st March.
Saturday 23 November 2013
The SPMA’s next conference, ‘Conflict in Context: Archaeologies of War 1618 - 1918’, will be held at the Museum of Liverpool in September 2014. The Call for Papers is now open.
Monday 11 November 2013
The British Archaeological Awards celebrate excellence and initiative in public education and the practice of archaeology in the UK - nominations for the 2014 awards are now open.
Wednesday 30 October 2013
From 2014 our journal will be published three times a year, and members will have online access to all issues going back to Vol. 1.