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13:15 - 13:55 9 March 2010

LUNCH HOUR LECTURE: The end of Roman Britain: what ended, when and why?

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre - accessed via Malet Place | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public
Admission: Free and open to anyone on a first-come first-served basis. Lectures can also be watched online or downloaded from UCL's iTunesU from 7 days after the event.
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Andrew Gardner, UCL Institute of Archaeology

A crucial event in the formation of the culture and identity of Britain occurred 1,600 years ago - or did it? While tradition has it that the Roman occupation of Britain ended in AD 410, events surrounding this year need to be seen in the context of longer processes of change and of the problems that beset archaeological and historical evidence from this period. This lecture will consider the key question of who and what was 'Roman’ in 4th century Britain, and how this influenced events in the early 5th century.


Contact

Dan Martin
+44 (0)20 7679 7675 | dan.martin@ucl.ac.uk


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