Meetings & Events: Annual Conference, Conferences

2017 Annual Conference in York

16 – 20 Jul 2017

The 2017 British Archaeological Association Conference took place in York ‘ART, ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY IN LATE MEDIEVAL YORK’

12:30 pm Friday 21st July to 1:00pm Tuesday 25th July


The conference convenors are Professor Tim Ayers (University of York), Sarah Brown (University of York), Professor Sarah Rees Jones (University of York) and Philip Lankester (University of York and Royal Armouries).

Lectures covered Art, Architecture and Archaeology in Late Medieval York including introductory surveys of Roman York and Early Medieval and Anglo-Scandinavian York; and papers involving York Castle, York Minster, including the Chapter House; and other late medieval ecclesiastical and secular buildings in York including St Michael-le-Belfrey.  Speakers includes Peter Addyman, Jeremy Ashbee, Richard Beadle, Sarah Brown, Alex Buchanan, Kate Giles, Jeremy Goldberg, David Harrison, Stuart Harrison, Alex Holton, Ailsa Mainman, Hilary Moxon, Julian Munby, Christopher Norton, Patrick Ottaway, John Oxley Christopher Paterson, Philippa Turner, Lisa Reilly, Sarah Rees Jones, Jayne Rimmer and Mary Shepard.

Site Visits

In York there were site visits to various parts of York Minster, walking tours south and north of the river which we hope will include St Mary’s Abbey, The Yorkshire Museum, All Saints North Street, Holy Trinity Micklegate, Baile Hill, Clifford’s Tower, St Anthony’s and the Merchant Adventurers’ Halls, Goodramgate, King’s Square, Stonegate and St Helen’s Square.  

The Conference dinner was held at the Merchants Adventurers’ Hall.

For all enquiries please contact the Hon. Conference Secretary at

Honorary Conference Convenor: Philip Lankester

Conference Secretary: Kate Millburn