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Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


RAC and TRAC 2014

RAC XI and TRAC 24 2014

The eleventh RAC was hosted by the University of Reading, where the first RAC had been held in 1995, from Thursday 27 - Sunday 30 March. The conference brought together sessions from the twenty-fourth TRAC, the Study Group for Roman Pottery and the Roman Finds Group. In total there were 365 delegates.  The Society is grateful to Dr John Creighton for organising the event, and his team: Tom Brindle (TRAC), Hella Eckardt, Emma Durham, Martyn Allen, Alex Smith, Mietke Wieber.



RAC Opening reception
RAC Opening reception

Presentation of the BA Dissertation Prize

Professor Dominic Rathbone & Duncan Aldis

The Conference was opened by the Society's President, Professor Dominic Rathbone. He presented the BA Dissertation Prize to Duncan Aldis (Royal Holloway) for his thesis on "Roman Chariot Racing in Practice".

Fraser Hunter delivered the plenary lecture: Late Roman Silver and the Barbarian World: the Traprain Treasure in Context

Conference Dinner at the Shehnai Ballrooms

Silchester Visit

St Mary's Church, Silchester