The annual Surrey Historic Environment Research Conference will be held in Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall this year and will be followed at 16.00 by the Society AGM. A keynote speaker will be Julian Richards on Stonehenge and a programme based largely on prehistoric topics is now complete. A booking form is attached.
10.00 Chair – Jon Cotton (SyAS)
10.05 Alex Egginton (SCC)– Mapping the past, planning for the future: reviewing Surrey’s Areas of High Archaeological Potential
10.35 Tom Lawrence (Oxford Archaeology) – The Mesolithic Hinterland of Surrey
11.35 Julian Richards (Archaemedia) – Stonehenge – old rocks, new theories
1.35 Mark Bowden (Historic England) – Recognising evidence for transhumance in early periods
2.05 Matt Pope (UCL) & Chris Taylor (SyAS)– Farnham Palaeo project: The significance of Wey terrace deposits in the British Palaeolithic; The Bury Collection or Farnham palaeoliths from the Wey terraces and its local context
2.35 Tom Dommett (National Trust) – Surrey, Archaeology and the National Trust
3.30 David Bird (SyAS) – Championing the archaeology and history of Surrey-a research framework for the 21st century.
A booking form is available below, and book the date in your diaries.