Meetings & Events

Annual Lecture Series

The BAA holds regular monthly lectures on the first Wednesday of each month between October and May in the rooms of the Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE. Council meetings precede the lectures on dates marked with an asterisk (*). Tea is served from 4.30 p.m. and the Chair is taken at 5.00 p.m.  The lectures are open to all and provide an opportunity for professionals, students and independent scholars to present research that falls within the BAA’s areas of interest.  We aim to cover both British and European topics that are susceptible to art-historical, archaeological, architectural, and historiographical investigation between the Roman period and the 19th century, but with a bias towards the medieval period.

The is a chance to view some of the archived lectures on YouTube.

Recorded lectures from our annual lecture series

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4 Nov

The medieval stained glass at Holy Trinity, Long Melford

Venue: Zoom

2 Dec

‘The face of one making for Jerusalem’: The Angel Choir of Lincoln Cathedral and Joy

6 Jan

Three historical oddities, from the fall of the Roman empire to the BC/AC divide and the continent of Europe

3 Feb

Living legends: the art of adventure in English manuscripts c. 1240-1340

3 Mar

Angels on the edge: constructing sacred space in the art and architecture of early medieval England

7 Apr

Tracing the past: 3-D analysis of medieval vaults

5 May

Women and the built environment in late medieval Scotland