The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology

Call for Papers for Post-Medieval Archaeology Congress 2018

Saturday 21 October 2017

The Call for Papers for next year’s congress in Bristol is open

SPMA seeks new Ordinary Members of Council, and Editors for Monograph series and Journal

Friday 7 July 2017

Call for Papers: SPMA session at EAA Maastricht 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

PMAC2017: Call for Papers

Saturday 17 September 2016

Call for Papers for our annual congress at the University of Hull is open until 1 December

SPMA seeks two new Ordinary Members of Council

Wednesday 27 July 2016

SPMA is looking for two Ordinary Members to join its Council at the AGM in December

50th Anniversary Issue of ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’

Monday 25 July 2016

SPMA continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special journal issue

The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology 50th Anniversary Conference

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.

Booking now open for our 50th Anniversary Congress

Saturday 30 January 2016

SPMA celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a special congress at the University of Sheffield

2015 AGM

Monday 9 November 2015

The SPMA’s AGM for 2015 will be held on Monday 14 December 2015.

Society Offer: Lost Country Houses of Norfolk, History, Archaeology and Myth

Saturday 24 October 2015

SPMA seeks Student Rep for Council

Tuesday 15 September 2015

SPMA is looking for a new Student Rep to join its Council at the AGM in December.

New Paul Courtney Student Travel Award

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.

Conference Registration: Coastal and Maritime Archaeology of the Modern Era

Monday 13 July 2015

Book your place on our joint conference with the Nautical Archaeology Society, at Portsmouth University on 21st - 22nd November 2015.

SPMA seeks Treasurer and two Ordinary Members for Council

Tuesday 23 June 2015

SPMA is looking for a new Treasurer and two Ordinary Members to join its Council at the AGM in December

Research Grants: next deadline on 1st September

Tuesday 16 June 2015

The next deadline for applications to our Research Grants scheme is 1st September.

SPMA Research Grants and Community Engagement Award

Thursday 21 May 2015

Holders of Research Grants and the new Community Engagement Award announced.

Dissertation Prize Winners for 2014

Saturday 16 May 2015

Winners of the 2014 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dissertation Prizes announced.

Audrey Horning awarded 2014 James Mooney Award

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.

Call for Papers: Coastal and Maritime Archaeology of the Modern Era

Saturday 28 March 2015

The Call for Papers for our joint conference with the Nautical Archaeology Society will close on 1st May.

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

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.

Geoff Egan Memorial Lecture on Monday 15 December

Monday 1 December 2014

Don’t forget to book your free ticket for the annual Geoff Egan Memorial Lecture on Monday 15 December

‘To Clapham’s I go’: a mid-late 18th century Cambridge coffeehouse

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

25% discount on monographs for SPMA members

Saturday 25 October 2014

Members of SPMA can now receive 25% off the price of our monographs published by Boydell & Brewer and Maney

Geoff Egan Memorial Lecture 2014

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

SPMA joins the campaign to save the Wedgwood Collection

Monday 8 September 2014

SPMA has joined the international campaign to save the Wedgwood Collection

Journal of the Month!

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.

Post-graduate Day Conference

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?

SPMA seeks two Ordinary Members for Council

Friday 4 July 2014

There are two vacancies for members to stand for election to SPMA’s Council at the AGM in December

Issue 48:1 of our journal is out now!

Wednesday 25 June 2014

The latest issue of our journal ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’ is now available online.

Registration for ‘Conflict in Context’ now open

Monday 26 May 2014

Registration now open for our annual conference ‘Conflict in Context’ at the Museum of Liverpool, 26 - 28 September 2014

Conference in memory of Paul Courtney on Saturday 18th October

Friday 25 April 2014

Registration is now open for our joint conference with the Finds Research Group at the University of Leicester

Conference: The Archaeology of the 19th and 20th centuries

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

Ireland in the Virginia Sea: comparative archaeologies of the early modern Atlantic world

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

New website for IPMAG

Sunday 9 March 2014

Our friends at the Irish Post-Medieval Archaeology Group have a new website!

Date for your diary

Monday 10 February 2014

A conference in memory of Paul Courtney will be held on Saturday 18th October 2014 at the University of Leicester

Journal back issues now online

Tuesday 28 January 2014

The back run of our journal ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’, going back to the first volume in 1967, is now online.

The latest issue of our journal is out now!

Saturday 11 January 2014

The latest issue of our journal ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’ is now available to members and subscribers

Research Grants: change to first round deadline

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.

Call for Papers: Conflict in Context: Archaeologies of War 1618 - 1918

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.

British Archaeological Awards: nominations 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.

Journal News: more for members!

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.