To coincide with the photography exhibition 'The Urban Sacred: How Religion Makes & Takes Place', at the Menier Gallery, Lancaster University is hosting a one-day conference on Southwark's sacred rituals and heritage.
This free event will include presentations, Q&As and a visit to the exhibition.
The programme is as follows:
- Introduction – Professor Kim Knott, Lancaster University
- 'Religion and ritual by the river: archaeology at Southwark Cathedral and on the Thames' – Nathalie Cohen, Museum of London Archaeology
- 'Roman Southwark's ritual landscape' – Victoria Ridgeway, Pre-Construct Archaeology
- 'The Spirits of Crossbones Graveyard' – Professor Sondra Hausner, Oxford University
- 'St George in Southwark: locating meaning and manifestation' – Dr Sam Riches, Lancaster University
- 'Being Built Together: Revisiting a story of new black majority churches in Southwark' – Dr Andrew Rogers, University of Roehampton
- 'Processional rituals in Southwark: a visual study' – Steph Berns, Lancaster University
Related website: theurbansacred.com
This event is related to The Urban Sacred: How Religion Makes and Takes Place