Breaking New Ground

Saturday, 7 October, 2017 - 10:00 to 17:00




CBA South-East Conference 2017: ‘Breaking new ground’ and engaging in the past - a celebration of archaeology in the South-East and beyond

Kings Church, Lewes, East Sussex: Saturday 7th October 2017


CBA South-East is celebrating its 25th anniversary during 2017 and brings together presentations from a range of exciting speakers and topics covering that period – and beyond.


Arrival, registration, and coffee 9.15

David Rudling (Vice-Chair, CBA South-East) 10.00

Introduction to the day

Edwin Wood (Sussex Finds Liaison Officer) 10.10

20 Years of Treasure: A Retrospective on 20 Years of PAS in the South-East

Chris Stringer (Natural History Museum, London) 10.50

The Global Picture: What is new in human evolution?


Coffee 11:30


Matt Pope (UCL, Institute of Archaeology) 12:00

Palaeolithic Hunter-Gatherers in South-East Britain


Lunch 12.40

CBA South-East Annual General Meeting 13:10


Paul Bennett (Canterbury Archaeology Trust) 13:40

CAT (Canterbury Archaeology Trust) at 40 – beyond 25 years

Casper Johnson (County Archaeologist, East Sussex) 14:20

Curating our Archaeological Heritage: Recent and Future Developments


Coffee 15:00


Carenza Lewis (University of Lincoln) 15:30

Public and Communities in archaeology

Mike Heyworth (Director, Council for British Archaeology) 16:10

Challenges, successes and ambitions

Questions 16:50


Close 17:00


Tickets – Lunch included in the price

£26.00 for CBA South-East members and students, £30.00 for non-members

For further details and booking information, please visit our website at

or email the organiser, Steven Cleverly,

Postal Address: 
King's Church
Brooks Road