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No 6182

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Vol cxl No 23

pp. 637–652

Societies, etc.

Antiquarian Society

The next meeting will be held on Monday, 12 April, at 6 p.m., in the Law Faculty Building, West Road. Dr Stephen Alford will speak on Finding Nicholas Berden: the career of an Elizabethan spy. Members may bring guests and junior members of the University are welcome at all meetings.

The Society’s Annual Spring Conference on the theme Past relations: different approaches to the dead over time, will be held on Saturday, 17 April, between 10 a.m. (registration from 9.30) and 5 p.m., in Room LG18 of the Law Faculty Building, West Road. The programme will be as follows:

Death on the Thames in later prehistory, by Ceri Boston.

Deviant burial in Roman Britain, by Alison Taylor.

Death and data: new approaches to the interpretation of Anglo-Saxon cemeteries, by Sam Lucy.

12.30 to 2 p.m.: Lunch.

A tomb with a view: ancient Egyptian attitudes towards death and burial, by Kate Spence.

Sweeping it all under the carpet: underfloor burial practices at Çatalhöyük, by Shahina Farod.

Prehistoric burial practice on Borneo: a long term perspective, by Lindsay Lloyd-Smith.

Places for non-members are £10, and for members of the CAS and of its affiliated societies, £8.50. Morning coffee and afternoon tea are included. A sandwich lunch is also available at £6.50 and must be booked in advance. To book, please write before 9 April to Mark Hinman, CAS Spring Conference, 15 Trafalgar Way, Bar Hill, CB23 8SQ ( An application form may be downloaded from the Society’s website at