Art, Architecture and Archaeology in Late Medieval York (21-25 July 2017)



Art, Architecture and Archaeology in Late Medieval York (21-25 July 2017)

The 2017 British Archaeological Association Conference will take place in York, and will concentrate on the long late middle ages (circa 1150-1550). The conference will convene in the early afternoon of Friday, 21st July and run until lunchtime on Tuesday, 25th July. There will be visits and walking tours to several sites in York, including the Minster and some of the many medieval parish churches, guildhalls and other secular buildings.

Lectures will take place at the King’s Manor, Exhibition Square, York YO1 7EP.

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York Minster, Great East Window, panel 5g (detail). Photo: The York Glaziers Trust


A limited quantity of hotel and shared facility university accommodation will be available to book on a first come first served basis but delegates may wish to book their own accommodation elsewhere. A list of hotels and guest houses within easy reach of the King’s Manor will be provided. The conference welcomes professional and amateur enthusiasts equally, though it is only open to BAA members, so anyone wishing to attend who is not already a member will have to take out an annual subscription.

Call for papers
: If you would like to offer a paper (length up to 30 minutes) please send a proposal of no more than 300 words to by 27th October 2016.

There will be small number of student scholarships available. Please apply by email to by 14th April 2017, enclosing a short CV, reference and email address.

Booking forms will be posted to BAA members in February 2017. For all enquiries please contact the Hon. Conference Secretary at

Honorary Conference Convenors: Tim Ayers, Sarah Brown, Sarah Rees Jones and Philip Lankester.

Call for Papers: Powerful Emotions / Emotions & Power c. 400-1850 (28-30 June 2017)

The Centre for Medieval Studies, the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies and the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies have joined forces to establish a relationship with the Australian Research Council funded project on the History of Emotions (
As part of this collaboration, the University of York and the Australian Research Council will be holding a joint conference on Powerful Emotions / Emotions & Power c. 400-1850 in York from 28-30 June 2017. The call for papers is now available at
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