Tracing origins of metropolis and capitals: local history, antiquaries and urban archaeology

Conference organised within the framework of the research programme “Sciences et Capitales Européennes” and with the support of the division of Archeology and Social Sciences at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Date: Friday 27th May (2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.) Saturday 28th May (9:30 p.m. -1:00 p.m.)

Location: Maison Française d’Oxford 2-10 Norham Road OX2 6SE, Oxford University United Kingdom tel: 00 44 1865 274 220 web: For further details, please contact Dr Stéphane Van Damme: <[email protected]>

Convenors: Colin JONES, University of Warwick Stephane VAN DAMME, CNRS-MFO

Speakers: Caroline COLLARD (Université de Paris IV); Colin JONES (Warwick University), Jean-Marie LE GALL (Université de Paris I); Mary ORR (Warwick University); Rosemary SWEET (Leceister University); Malcolm TODD (Exeter University); Stephane VAN DAMME (CNRS-MFO).