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Americas Archaeology Group

This group is open to anyone interested in archaeological and anthropological research projects throughout the Americas.  Presentations are given by research students, postdocs, visiting scholars and lecturers from the UK and overseas institutions.

Talks are followed by a wine reception in the McDonald Institute coffee room. All are welcome!

The Americas Archaeology Group is funded by the Centre for Latin American Studies. Their support is gratefully acknowledged.

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Americas Archaeology Group Oct 11, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Penny Dransart, (University of Wales Trinity Saint David) - Refractions: Reflecting on colours and contrasts in Andean textiles
Americas Archaeology Group Nov 10, 2016 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Marcos Martinon-Torres, (University College London) - The legend of El Dorado: An archaeological perspective
Americas Archaeology Group Jan 27, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Bill Sillar, University College London) - Materialising Empire: The origins of Inca material culture
Americas Archaeology Group May 16, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Stella Nair, (University of California Los Angeles) - Spaniards, scholars, and the imagined spaces of Inca architecture
Americas Archaeology Group Jun 14, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Jonathan King, (University of Cambridge) - Big alligator: The unlikely story of Chief Jim Billie and the native American renaissance

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Upcoming events

Material Culture Lab Lunchtime Talk

May 22, 2017

Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site

Asian Archaeology Group

May 22, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Field Archaeology: Methods and Mayhem

May 22, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Heritage Research Group

May 23, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar

May 23, 2017

Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

CDAL Workshop

May 23, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series

May 24, 2017

McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series

BioAnth Seminar Series

May 24, 2017

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi

Egyptian World Seminar Series

May 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research