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RAC & TRAC 2014

RAC XI and TRAC 24

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.

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 



RAC & TRAC 2014

Professor Dominic Rathbone & Duncan Aldis
Professor Dominic Rathbone & Duncan Aldis

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