University of Portsmouth, Sat. 3rd Sept. to Sun. 4th Sept. 2016
Burn Hall Hotel, York, Sat. 12th Nov. to Sun. 13th Nov. 2016
“A thousand roads lead men forever to Rome”; Alain de Lille, 1175
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John Poulter: The use of long-
Alongside a professional career as a specialist in information systems, John Poulter has pursued a life-
John Peterson is a Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Computer Sciences at the University of East Anglia. His research has been mainly devoted to the study of Ancient Roman landscapes -
Rob studied history at St John's College Oxford, and spent much of his career in history teaching. He was later Berkshire Advisory Teacher for history and geography, before becoming Headteacher. He is now retired and has particular interest in what Roman roads reveal about Roman surveying techniques. He and John Poulter independently identified the existence of Long Distance Alignments, seemingly laid out by surveyors in early Roman times, and co-
Long distance alignments in southern Britain: strategic planning or boundaries?
Mike studied Architecture at Magdalene College Cambridge and the University of Sheffield although his interest in painting resulted in a career as an equestrian artist in North Yorkshire. Now semi-
Towards a coordinated approach
QUESTIONS & COFFEE
THE ROAD FORWARD
How was the course of a Roman road in Essex predicted by a land survey hypothesis?
Dr. John Peterson
Welcome and Coffee
ROMAN ROADS PLANNING AND SURVEYING
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME DAY 2, SUNDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 2016,
University of Portsmouth, Eldon Building
QUESTIONS LEADING ON TO DISCUSSION GROUPS
Group 1. What contribution can volunteers make to ongoing work on Roman roads? (led by Mike Turpin)
Group 2. Road Planning Alignments & Their Function (led by Rob Entwistle)
Group 3. A Lasting Legacy to Ivan Margary -
The Eldon Building is less than a 10 minute walk from the railway station; ample free car parking behind the venue.