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Architecture for Archaeologists

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This exciting two day course on the 27th & 28th September 2017, is intended to introduce archaeologists to the various issues surrounding historic building survey. With contributions from senior investigators at Historic England, independent scholars, and led by Dr Adam Menuge from the University of Cambridge, and Dr Lucy Jessop from Historic England, the course will cover types of building from the medieval through to the twentieth century.

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27th September 2017 – 28th September 2017

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Peter Alfano

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The course will take a broadly chronological structure, focusing on the medieval through to the eighteenth century on the first day, followed by the nineteenth and twentieth century on the morning of the second day. The afternoon of day 2 will consist of a walking tour of Leicester to explore the themes discussed during the earlier sessions, the course will then conclude with a panel discussion of the topics covered.

Titles of courses include:

- Medieval housing and vernacular traditions.

- Architectural details as artefact and evidence.

- Housing and everyday architecture: the suburban experience