Delivered by Newcastle University
This year marks the 1900th anniversary of the traditional construction date for Hadrian’s Wall, the complex frontier monument that stretched from sea to sea across the north of Roman Britain. The wall was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. But why do we celebrate this monument of ancient imperialism? Why is it relevant? What is its importance for the future? A panel of experts will address these questions and more.
Lady Jane Gibson, Chair of the Hadrian’s Wall Partnership Board
Professor Ian Haynes, Professor of Archaeology, Newcastle University
Elsa Price, Curator of Human History, Tullie House
Tony Wilmott, Senior Archaeologist, English Heritage
The event will be chaired by Dr Rob Collins, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, Newcastle University and Project Manager, Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project (WallCAP).
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