Site dynamics and long-term chronologies (Reading 25-26 February).
Network project summaries and discussion:
Gabor Thomas, University of Reading: Introduction.
Gabor Thomas, University of Reading: The Lyminge Archaeological Project.
Gordon Noble, University of Aberdeen: The Northern Picts Project.
Helena Hamerow and Adam McBride, Oxford University: The Origins of Wessex Project.
Christopher Scull, University of Cardiff and University College London: Rendlesham Archaeological Project.
David Petts and Sarah Semple, Durham University: Yeavering: A Palace in its Landscape.
Whole workshop: Round Table discussion.
Guest Speaker Papers:
David Rollason, Durham University: Gods and Power: Shrines, Churches, and Centres of Government.
Mads Kähler Holst, Aarhus University: Scandinavian Ideas of Royal Residence.
Dagfinn Skre, University of Oslo: The Avaldsnes Royal Manor Project: Charting the long-term Evolution of a Norwegian Royal Manor.
Barbara Yorke, University of Winchester: "And another was built instead in a place called Maelmin”: Shifting Royal Residences in the Written Sources.
Frans Theuws, Leiden University: Royal/aristocratic residences in northern Gaul 500-800: An archaeological problem with elite display.
Thomas Pickles, University of Chester: Places of Early Medieval Royal Residence in the kingdom of the Deirans, 500-800.
Architectures of power: ritual action, performance and the built environment (Durham 8-9 June).
Guest Speaker Papers:
John Blair, Oxford University: The eccentric elaboration of Anglo - Saxon timber architecture.
David Rollason, Durham University: Aachen: A Typical Royal Residence of the Eighth and Ninth
Brian Buchanan, Durham University: The spatial arrangement of identity: Using visibility graph analysis to investigate the spatial organisation of early medieval royal centres.
Adam McBride, Oxford University: Power Centers and their Cemeteries: settlement hierarchy on the eve of kingdom formation in the Upper Thames Valley.
Faye Minter, Suffolk County Council: The methodological approach of the Rendlesham Project.
Matthew Austin, University of Reading: Great - hall complexes and their hinterlands: Some methodological and conceptual considerations.
Torun Zachrisson, University of Stockholm: Burning down the hall, but not the temple - ritual actions at Uppåkra, Sweden viewed as parts of inaugurations.
Patrick Gleeson, Newcastle University: Rituals, residences and the architecture of kingship: building ideologies into early medieval Ireland.
Royal residences and networks of power (Aberdeen 8-9 November).