PLACE Autumn Newsletter and booking form for events

Our autumn newsletter has now been published. To download a copy and the booking form for events, please click on the links below:

Autumn Newsletter 2017 [Compatibility Mode]

BOOKING FORM FOR EVENTS Autumn 2017

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AUTUMN CONFERENCE ON LANDSCAPES

Don’t miss our autumn conference on Saturday 4th November, organised jointly with the Royal Geographical Society. The theme is Landscapes and it features some of the brightest young researchers from universities in Yorkshire and the North East.

The conference takes place at York St John University, starting at 10.00am and ending around 5.00pm. As well as talks by 7 young researchers, there will be a keynote lecture by Professor Vincent Gaffney on Landscape and the “New Mapping”. Professor Gaffney is well known for his work on hidden landscapes in Doggerland and the Stone Henge area. There will also be poster presentations and PLACE books for sale. The conference fee is £15.00 (£5.00 for students) and includes coffee, tea and buffet lunch.

To book your place, please send a cheque, payable to ‘PLACE’, to the address below:
PLACE Office
York St John University
Lord Mayor’s Walk
York,  YO31 7EX.

Further details from: place@yorksj.ac.uk     Booking closes on 27th October.

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Visit to Coverdale on Monday 31st July

The second part of our al fresco ‘Stopping the Flood’ conference will take place on Monday 31st July, when we shall be visiting sites in Coverdale with researchers from the University of Leeds and their research partners. The day will start in Masham with presentations, followed by lunch and a visit to Coverdale in the afternoon. Numbers are limited to 20, so if anyone who has not already signed up wishes to join the group, please get in touch with the PLACE office as soon as possible (e-mail: place@yorksj.ac.uk).

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PLACE Publications available by post, summer 2017

Attached (via the link below) is our latest list of publications. All may be purchased from the PLACE Office on receipt of a cheque (payable to PLACE) for the appropriate amount. Address: Dr Margaret Atherden, PLACE Office, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX. E-mail enquiries to: place@yorksj.ac.uk

Publications for sale summer 2017

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Walking in the Footsteps of William Smith – a geological trail around the Hackness area

PLACE has recently published a geological trail which takes visitors around some of the landmarks surveyed by William Smith in the Hackness area of the North York Moors, where he worked for some years. Written by Peter Robinson, the trail not only traces notable places where Smith worked but it also gives lots of background information on the area, including geology, geomorphology and botany, not to mention architectural features such as the church and hall. To see the cover, please click on the link below.

The price is £2.00 per copy plus £1.50 P & P. It is available from the PLACE Office.  To purchase a copy, please send a cheque to: Dr Margaret Atherden, PLACE Office, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX.

Walking in the footsteps of William Smith

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