SMA Student Colloquium

Society for Medieval Archaeology Student Colloquium 2016

brussels-1017976_1920We are excited to announce that this year’s Student Colloquium will be held on 3rd-5th November 2016 at the Cinquantenaire Museum,
Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

The event aims to provide a platform for postgraduates and early career professionals to present and discuss their current research. The programme for the conference has now been finalised and it includes a series of exciting papers from scholars working in Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The conference sessions include:

  • Early Medieval Cross-sea Connections
  • Landscape Dynamics
  • Urban Formation
  • Travel and Seafaring
  • Landscape and Beliefs
  • The Biography of an Artefact
  • Landscape and Defense
  • Commemoration

The conference also includes archaeological tours of Brussels and Bruges and a visit to the medieval fishing village of Walraversijde. Full details of the conference programme, including paper abstracts and location maps, are available here.

Registration for the colloquium costs €27 for students and €42 for non-students, but is free for students/non-students who are members of the SMA!!! Registration for the colloquium is now open and is available here. If  you’d like to join the SMA in order to avail of free registration (and all the other benefits of SMA membership), just follow this link.

Previous Colloquia

2015 – University of Sheffield organised by Emma Green

2014 – Queen’s University Belfast organised by Sarah Kerr

2013 – University of Aberdeen organised by Patrycja Kupiec



SMA Student Colloquium in Queen’s University Belfast in 2014