Roman Army School 

 Roman Army School 2017

The theme of the 2017 RAS is "Frontiers". It will be held, as for the last 2 years at St Chads College Durham. As previously it will follow on directly from The Hadrianic Society weekend.

The program as currently planned can be downloaded by clicking here.

 Booking form RAS only  Click here

 Booking form Weekend and RAS Click here  

Information for delegates Click here 

 Chads Parking Map Click here


The 2016 Roman Army School ran from Saturday 9th April to Tuesday 12th April.

The subject was Soldiers and Society on the Frontiers. The lecturers included Lindsay Allason-Jones, Andy Birley, David Breeze, Alex Croom, Adrian Goldsworthy, Valerie Maxfield, Carol van Driel-Murray and Jorit Wintjes. Amongst the topics they discussed were women and civilians on Hadrian's Wall, different aspects of costume and clothes, the relationships between civilians and soldiers on frontiers, marriage and legal niceties.



Roman Army School 2015

The Roman Army School 2015 was held at St Chad's College Durham University from Sunday 25th to Tuesday 31st March.

Lecturers included: Dr Andreas Thiel Senior Curator at the National Heritage Institute of the Stuttgart Region and former chief executive of the German Limes Commission.

Dr Matt Symmonds of Current Archaeology Magazine

Dr Adrian Goldsworthy Historian and Author

Prof Jorit Wintges or the University of Wurtzburg

Lindsay Allison Jones  Director of CIAS and Reader in Roman Material Culture University of Newcastle on Tyne

Prof David Breeze  Honorary Professor of the universities of Durham, Edinburgh and Newcastle on Tyne. 

For information on St Chad's college and the Hadrianic society weekend which precedes the RAS and is open to RAS attendees see the Society Weekends Page