DAS WINTER LECTURE COURSES 2017-18

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The Devon Archaeological Society is offering the following programme of lecture courses for the period October 2017 to March 2018. The courses are open to non-members as well as to members of the Society.

 

Click on the course title for further details and a short introductory reading list or click for a course Application Form 


October – December

Monday afternoon 1.30  – 3.30pm 
Starting October 2nd

Geri Parlby

Decoding History's Art: from the Age of Reason to the Age of Confusion

 

8 sessions 

Exeter

DAS HQ, Berkeley House, Dix’s Field.

Friday morning
10.00 am – 12 noon
Starting October 6th

Derek Gore

Viking Age England

10 sessions

Plymouth

Athenaeum.

Friday afternoon
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Starting October 6th

John Allan

The Archaeology and History of Exeter. Part 3

10 sessions (8 lectures + a field meetings after Christmas)

Exeter

DAS HQ, Berkeley House, Dix’s Field.

January – March

Monday morning
10.00 am – 12 noon 
Starting January 8th

Derek Gore

Recent work on rural Settlement in Roman Britain

10 sessions

Newton Abbot

Council Offices, Devon Square.

Monday afternoon
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm 
Starting January 15th

Richard Sandover

The Landscape of Mediaeval England

10 sessions (possibility of field visit to be discussed)

Exeter

DAS HQ, Berkeley House, Dix's Field.

Tuesday evening

7 - 9 pm
Starting February 13th

Robert Morkot

Egypt and Britain: Art, Style, Houses, Collections

7 sessions 

Exeter 

DAS HQ, Berkeley House, Dix's Field.

Friday morning
10 am – 12 noon
Starting January 12th

Geri Parlby

Early Christian and Byzantine Art

 

Plymouth Athenaeum.

Friday afternoon
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Starting January 12th

Derek Gore

Recent work on rural Settlement in Roman Britain

 

10 sessions 

Exeter

DAS HQ, Berkeley House, Dix’s Field.

 

Each course will consist of ten 2-hour sessions, each with a tea/coffee break in the middle and plenty of opportunity for discussion. One or more sessions may comprise a field visit.  There will be no essays to write, nor exams to take, but students will be encouraged to read around the subject. Where possible there will be a book box for class members to borrow from, and members of DAS may borrow from the Society’s Library at Berkeley House.

The specialist archaeological bookseller Oxbow Books - www.oxbowbooks.com – carries, or can obtain, all of the recommended titles, which can also be obtained from Amazon – www.amazon.co.uk

 

The Exeter classes will be held at the Society’s premises at Berkeley House, Dix’s Field, Exeter.Note that the room at Berkeley House is accessed by stairs: there is no lift. The Plymouth classes will be held at the Athenaeum in a ground floor lecture room. There is disabled access from the rear of the building. The Newton Abbot classes will be held at the Council Offices, Great Western House, Devon Square, Newton Abbot.

There is a stair-lift to the 1st-floor lecture room.

Course fees

  10 CLASSES 8 CLASSES 6 CLASSES 
 Standard fee ........................................................................  £80 £64 £48
 Reduced fee for senior citizens or unwaged ...............................  £70 £56 £42

Click for a course Application Form or for a DAS membership form Note that classes will run only if there are sufficient takers. Any money paid in advance for classes which do not run will be refunded in full. No receipts will be sent out (though they can be provided on request). Assume that you are on a course unless informed to the contrary.

 

If you have any queries e-mail the Society at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


Last Updated on Friday, 22 September 2017 11:00