Lecture Programme

View our lecture program - open to both members and non-members - covering a variety of topics between October and May every year.


Learn more about our publications, including the Archaeological Journal, our newsletter and the summer meeting reports.


Each year the Royal Archaeological Institute offers funds for research. Find out more about eligibility criteria and our different funding opportunities.

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A prehistoric burial chamber, covered in vegetation, in a coastal area.

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Become a Royal Archaeological Institute member to:

  • Receive new issues of the Archaeological Journal and access the journal's digital catalogue of past issues.
  • Access the Society of Antiquaries of London's library - the oldest and most important archaeological research library in the UK.
  • Attend our lectures and access our online recorded lecture archive.
  • Receive two newsletters a year.
  • Take part in our extended tours and visits to historic sites.
  • Attend our regional conferences.

Upcoming events

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Footmarks. An archaeology of movement

Can we ever know what it was like to move in the past; to understand its meanings and complexities?

Dr Jim Leary
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE

Life, death and worship at HM Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of the most important and sensitive historic sites in the world.

Alfred Hawkins
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE

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