News from Duns and District u3a

Prof Jim Crow of Edinburgh University, speaking in February

Jim Crow is Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh. He directed excavations for the National Trust on Hadrian’s Wall from 1982-1989. He subsequently taught at Warwick and Newcastle Universities before his current post as at Edinburgh. Fieldwork in Northumberland continued into the early 2000s and he is the author of the English Heritage Guide to Housesteads. In Turkey he has directed survey projects on the Black Sea and the west hinterland of Istanbul, surveying and documenting the Anastasian Wall and the Water Supply of Byzantine Constantinople. His extensive publications include two books on Hadrian’s Wall, a monograph on the water supply of Constantinople, an edited volume on Byzantine Naxos and the Aegean and numerous articles on frontiers, fortifications, hydraulic infrastructure and landscape archaeology in the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

Tuesday 14 February at the usual time of 10.00am.


40 years of positive ageing

The u3a movement has been learning, staying active and having fun for 40 years – showcasing what it means to have a positive later life. Join us and find out what events are happening near you.

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2023 Success story for two of our groups

Numbers have risen this year for both Scottish Country Dancing and Intermediary Bridge.

 

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