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The McDonald Institute hosts numerous interdisciplinary seminars, lectures, workshops and conferences throughout the year.

Archaeolink Talk

McDonald Institute Seminar Room
From Feb 17, 2014 01:15 PM to Feb 17, 2014 02:15 PM
Patricia Duff (University of Cambridge) - Achieving Impact

Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Talk

McDonald Institute Seminar Room
From Apr 23, 2014 07:30 PM to Apr 23, 2014 08:30 PM
AGM followed by Dr Paul Spoerry (CAFG President) - Finding, and Not Finding, Medieval Huntingdon!

Crassh Field Notes: Histories of Archaeology & Anthropology

CRASSH, Seminar room SG1, Ground floor
From Jan 20, 2014 05:00 PM to Jan 20, 2014 07:00 PM
Dr Richard Staley (University of Cambridge) - Physics, Anthropology and the Cultural History of Mechanics, 1870–1930

The Possessed Past

McDonald Institute Seminar Room
From Oct 23, 2013 02:00 PM to Oct 23, 2013 06:00 PM
Festival of Ideas Symposium

Later European Prehistory Group

From Nov 09, 2015 04:00 PM to Nov 09, 2015 05:00 PM
Oliver Nakoinz, (Christian-Albrechts Universität) - Facets of interaction in Iron Age

How to Unveil the Secrets of Past and Present

McDonald Institute Seminar Room
From Oct 27, 2013 02:00 PM to Oct 27, 2013 03:00 PM
Five European Marie Curie researchers share their methods and discoveries showing how to make prehistoric tools or sculptures speak, sharing what makes musicians creative, and why Tibetan printed books are special.

McDonald Annual Lecture 2013

Mill Lane Lecture Room 3
From Nov 13, 2013 05:00 PM to Nov 13, 2013 06:00 PM
Christine A. Hastorf (University of California-Berkeley) - Houses, Food, and Distributed People in the Later Prehistory of the Central Andes (AD 1000–1500)

Prehistory Day

Cambridge Archaeological Unit, Storey’s Way, CB3 0DT
From Oct 25, 2014 10:30 AM to Oct 25, 2014 04:00 PM
Become an experimental archaeologist for a day. Try hunting with a bow and arrow and a spear-thrower. Make your own pottery and rock art. Bake your own bread - Neolithic style! See how metal was smelted in the Bronze Age anad learn about the Vikings. See archaeology brought to life through this educational, fun day for all.