HMS AGM 2017


Saturday 17th June 2017
Institute of Archaeology,
UCL, London
Organised by Eleanor Blakelock


The Historical Metallurgy Society in conjunction with the Portable Antiquities Scheme would like to invite submissions for papers for a study day on the metallurgy of our portable heritage. This meeting is aimed at a wide variety of contributors, from archaeological metallurgists, excavators, post-excavation specialists and PAS officers. The meeting is for open to anyone interested in finding out more about metal objects; be they gold, silver, copper alloy or iron.

The day will also include some invited speakers, but proposals for oral papers related to metallurgical aspects of the following topics are welcome:
• Using the PAS data for the analysis and/or interpretation of metal objects or assemblages
• Manufacture and use of small metal objects
• Recent work on small find assemblages from excavations
• New metal finds both from excavations and the PAS
• Metal conservation of our portable heritage

The registration fee is £25 which also includes all tea/coffee breaks and lunch (£20 for students). Deadline for registration is the 10th of June. The HMS AGM is being held at 1pm and is free for all members, but please contact the organiser below in advance.

Call for papers details are here

Link to programme is here

Link to booking form is here, and online bookings here

For more information please contact Eleanor Blakelock at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.