Courses

DAS WINTER LECTURE COURSES 2016-17

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The Devon Archaeological Society is offering the following programme of lecture courses for the period October 2016 to March 2017. 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 morning
10.00 am – 12 noon
Starting October 10

Richard Sandover

The Late Neolithic through to the Iron Age in England

 

10 sessions 

Newton Abbot

Council Offices, Devon Square.

Friday morning
10.00 am – 12 noon
Starting October 4

Tom Greeves

Dartmoor Prehistory: 200 Years of Ideas and Discoveries

6 sessions ( 5 lectures, 1 field trip)

Plymouth

Athenaeum.

Friday afternoon
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Starting October 14

John Allan

The Archaeology of Exeter. Part 2: after the Norman Conquest

10 sessions (8 lectures; 2 field meetings after Christmas)

Exeter

DAS HQ, Berkeley House, Dix’s Field.

January – March

Monday morning
10.00 am – 12 noon 
Starting January 9

Derek Gore

Viking Age England

10 sessions

Newton Abbot

Council Offices, Devon Square.

Tuesday evening

7 - 9 pm
Starting February 14

Robert Morkot

Egypt and Britain: Art, Style, Houses, Collections

6 sessions - Download booking form and course outline here

Exeter 

DAS HQ, Berkeley House, Dix's Field..

Friday morning
10 am – 12 noon
Starting tba


Topic to be announced

 

Plymouth Athenaeum.

Friday afternoon
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Starting January 13

Derek Gore

Viking Age England

 

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 Monday, 23 January 2017 13:34