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Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lecture—Driven by Ideas: Some Archaeological Investigations of Early Medieval Transition

Courtesy of the President and Fellows of Harvard University.


Barker Center, Room 110 (The Thompson Room), 12 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

In this keynote lecture to the 2019 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Series, Martin Carver, professor of archaeology at the University of York, will discuss recent research in the European early Middle Ages. He will review his previously published work on Sutton Hoo and Portmahomack, newly published work on Britain as a whole, and projects currently in progress in Sicily.

The lecture will take place in the Barker Center 110 (The Thompson Room) at 12 Quincy Street, in Cambridge.
The lecture is free and open to the public; seating is limited.

The 2019 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Series, titled The View from the Trenches: Archaeology and Medieval Studies Today, is cosponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of History of Art and Architecture, the Committee on Archaeology at Harvard, and the Harvard Art Museums. The series includes two workshops led by Eurydice Georganteli on Thursday, April 4: at 10am in the Harvard Art Museums’ Somerville Research Facility and at 2pm at the Art Study Center. Registration for the workshops is required.