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Dying Matters Week – Cremation & the Archaeology of Death
11/05/2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFREE
Professor Howard Williams, BSc, MA, PhD, FSA – Professor of Archaeology at University of Chester Professor Williams will be hosting an evening seminar at the Denbighshire Memorial Park & Crematorium discussing the Archaelogical links to cremation. The event will give Professor Williams to share his findings featured in his book of the same title, released this April.
Howard’s research explores the archaeology of death, burial and commemoration in Britain and Scandinavia in the Middle Ages, focusing in particular on what have traditionally been called the Anglo-Saxon and Viking worlds. He also research mortuary practices and commemoration in later prehistory, the ancient world and modern times. Howard also occasionally research the history of archaeology and public archaeology.