Late Medieval and Post-Medieval Archaeology in Germany, Britain and Ireland
Deutsches Schiffahrts Museum, Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1
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SPMA and the German Society for Medieval and Post-Medieval Archaeology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Archäologie des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit, DGAMN) are coming together for the first time for a joint conference. Both societies pursue similar goals, and the main objective of this conference is to bring the two organisations and their members closer together in order to facilitate potential future collaborations and projects.
The full conference programme of papers and speakers is available to download on the conference website.
Wednesday 20 September
11:30am - 1:00pm Registration and Lunch
1:00pm - 6:30pm Paper presentations
7:00pm Drinks reception at the German Maritime Museum
Thursday 21 September
9:00am - 6:30pm Paper presentations
7:30pm Conference dinner on board the barque “Seute Deern” (not included in the conference fee)
Friday 22 September
8:30am - 2:00pm Paper presentations
Afternoon: visit to the German Maritime Museum and the German Emigration Centre
Saturday 23 September
Optional full day excursion to Bremen, to visit the Valentin submarine factory and its protective shelter (U-Boot-Bunker Valentin) and archaeological sites in the surrounding area. An additional cost will be charged to cover the excursion fees.
Please register via the conference website.
The German Maritime Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum Bremerhaven) is a research museum with permanent exhibitions displaying major objects of German and Central European shipping from prehistory to the modern period, including navigation and maritime cartography. The museum includes harbour exhibits with museum ships such as the whaling steamer RAU IX and the Grönland, the sailing ship of the first German Arctic expedition, built in 1867.
September 13, 2017, 9:00am CET
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