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George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series Jan 20, 2017 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Emuobo Orijemie, (University of Cambridge) - An unresting landscape: Tiv-land relationships from Prehistoric to Recent times in Nigeria
PalMeso Seminar Series Jan 20, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Saman Heydari-Guran, (University of Cambridge) - MUP-Zagros Project: Tracking the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition on the Iranian Plateau
Material Culture Lab Lunchtime Talk Jan 23, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site,
Ben Hinson, (University of Cambridge) - The religious socialisation of children in household ritual
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Jan 24, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Baasanjav Terbish, (University of Cambridge) - Folk Healers in Kalmykia, South-West Russia
Ancient Near East Seminar Series Jan 24, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Mark Weeden, (SOAS, University of London) - Provincial Identities: The use of Anatolian Hieroglyphic writing at Kaman-Kalehöyük
BioAnth Seminar Series Jan 25, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Abigail Page, (University College London) - Communal breeding and life history trade-offs in Agta foragers
Heritage Research Group Jan 26, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Graham Black, (Nottingham Trent University) - Museums in the ‘Age of Participation'
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
PalMeso Seminar Series Jan 27, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Dave Underhill, (independent researcher) - Stuck in the middle: The history, development and identification of the Fauresmith
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Jan 27, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Suraiya Faroqhi, (Istanbul Bilgi University) - Importing and marketing Iranian fabrics
Asian Archaeology Group Jan 30, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Janice Stargardt, (University of Cambridge) - The Ancestors and the Buddha: Cambridge-Myanmar excavations at Sri Ksetra 2015-16
African Archaeology Group Jan 30, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Ceri Shipton, (University of Cambridge) - Holocene rock art in the Jubbah Oasis (northern Arabia) and Afro-Asiatic connections
Field Archaeology: Methods and Mayhem Jan 30, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Jon House, (Pre-Construct Archaeology, Cambridge) - leading a Roundtable discussion on 'Site Plans: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly'
Heritage Research Group Jan 31, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Catherine Robert, (Head of Education and Research, French Institute, London) - The role of archaeology and heritage in French approaches to cultural action and diplomacy
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Jan 31, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Hector Orengo, (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research) - Romano-British transport network and the changing fortunes of interprovincial trade
CDAL Workshop Jan 31, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Bjoern Menze, (Technical University of Munich) - title tbc
BioAnth Seminar Series Feb 01, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
Matthew Skinner, (University of Kent) - What lies beneath? How microtomography is providing new insights into systematics and functional morphology in the human fossil record
Egyptian World Seminar Series Feb 01, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Piers Litherland, (New Kingdom Research Foundation) - The Shaft Tombs of Wadi Bairiya: The family tombs of the wives and court women of the dazzling Aten
Aegean Archaeology Group Feb 02, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Discussion: The Art of War
Garrod Research Seminars Feb 02, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Robin Allaby, (University of Warwick) - The nature and constraints of domestication: Life in the slow lane
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series Feb 03, 2017 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Ruth Pelling, (Historic England) - Unexpected Treasures: Archaeobotanical assemblages from Wiltshire museums collections
Material Culture Laboratory Guest Lecture Series Feb 06, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Spike Bucklow, (Hamilton Kerr Institute) - To affect or not affect? Westminster, circa 1260
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Feb 06, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Chris Evans - Ritual logics: Bodily violence and burial rites (and 'wrongs') in the Iron Age of the Cambridge region. Jointly with the Prehistoric Society.
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Feb 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Sören Urbansky, (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich) - Same but Different: Sinophobia in Vladivostok, San Francisco and Singapore
Ancient Near East Seminar Series Feb 07, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
John MacGinnis, (The British Museum) - The ancient history of Erbil
BioAnth Seminar Series Feb 08, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Chris Tyler-Smith, (The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) - The genetic history of Papua New Guinea: 50,000 years of independent human evolution
Aegean Archaeology Group Feb 09, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
David Gill, (University of Suffolk) - ‘The destruction of the archaeological record matters: further reflections on marble figures from the Cyclades’
Heritage Research Group Feb 09, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Flaminia Bartolini, (PhD student, University of Cambridge) - Remembering and forgetting Fascism: From Fascist heritage in Rome to the future of the Documentation Centre for the History of Fascism in Predappio
Heritage Research Group Feb 09, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Flaminia Bartolini, (PhD student, University of Cambridge) - Remembering and forgetting Fascism: From Fascist heritage in Rome to the future of the Documentation Centre for the History of Fascism in Predappio
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series Feb 10, 2017 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Natalia Przelomska, (University of Cambridge) - Is it time to flower? Genetic insights into the human-mediated dispersal of foxtail millet across Eurasia in prehistory

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Upcoming events

George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series

Jan 20, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

PalMeso Seminar Series

Jan 20, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Material Culture Lab Lunchtime Talk

Jan 23, 2017

Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site

Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit

Jan 24, 2017

Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane

Ancient Near East Seminar Series

Jan 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

BioAnth Seminar Series

Jan 25, 2017

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

Heritage Research Group

Jan 26, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Americas Archaeology Group

Jan 27, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

PalMeso Seminar Series

Jan 27, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

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