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Faculty of Architecture and History of Art Feb 23, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM Facculty of Architecture and History of Art, Scoope Terrace, Lecture Room 2,
WORKSHOP: The Future of the Virtual Past: Prospects for the 3D Visualization of Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
Aegean Archaeology Group Feb 23, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
Discussion: Funerary Archaeology: what can it do for us?
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series Feb 24, 2017 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Lara Gonzalez Carretero, (University College London) - 9,000 year-old food: The archaeobotanical analysis of cereal preparations from Neolithic Çatalhöyük
PalMeso Seminar Series Feb 24, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Valentina Borgia, (University of Cambridge) - Hunting high and low: Upper Palaeolithic hunting weapons from the Russian plains to southern Italy
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Feb 25, 2017 12:00 AM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Spring Day Conference - Archaeology and Conflict
Asian Archaeology Group Feb 27, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Robert Arnott, (University of Oxford) - Crossing continents: Between Meluḫḫa and the Aegean in prehistory
The 3rd Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honour of Professor Norman Hammond Feb 27, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Friends of Peterhouse Theatre, Peterhouse,
Professor Martin Biddle CBE, FBA, (Hertford College, Oxford and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge) - Capital Considerations: Winchester and the birth of urban archaeology
Heritage Research Group Feb 28, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Nigel Walter, (Director, Archangel Architects; PhD student, York) - The English Parish Church: Conservation, community, cultural threshold
Mycenaean Seminar Feb 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.11, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Silvia Ferrara, (Sapienza - Università di Roma) - Reading Cypro-Minoan? A pyramid of names (step 1)
Material Culture Laboratory Guest Lecture Series Feb 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Oliver Harris, (University of Leicester) - Affect, assemblage and archaeology
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Feb 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Tamara Saggini, (University of Geneva) - Eretria at the Turn of the Archaic and Classical Periods. Evidence from a New ‘Perserschutt’ Pit
Von Hügel Lecture 2017 Feb 28, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Mill Lane Lecture Theatre 3, Mill Lane, Camvridge, CB2 1RX,
Prof. Kavita Singh, (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Dehli) - Museums, Heritage, Culture: Into the Conflict Zone
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Mar 01, 2017 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Emmanuelle Honoré, (University of Cambridge) - The man behind the image: Towards a palaeosociological approach of rock art
BioAnth Seminar Series Mar 01, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
Michael Haslam, (University of Oxford) - Primate stone tool use for paleoanthropologists
Archaeological Field Club Mar 01, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Anne Teather, (University College London) - New insights into the 5th millennium BC in Britain
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Mar 01, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kimberley Watt, (PhD in Egyptology, Cambridge University) - Reconstructing the built environment and institutions in Eighteenth Dynasty Amarna through textual data
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Mar 01, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Paddy Lambert, (Oxford Archaeology East) - Nisi Vita Sanguine: Curse Tablets in Roman Britain
Aegean Archaeology Group Mar 02, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
Discussion: Rethinking complexity
Garrod Research Seminars Mar 02, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Matthew Collins, (University of York and Universitet of Copenhagen) - Ancient proteins and archaeology: Does instrumentation drive archaeological science?
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series Mar 03, 2017 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Eduardo Machicado, (University of Cambridge) - Assessing Pre-Columbian human impact in Amazonia: the geoarchaeology and micromorphology of human settlement in San Ignacio de Moxos (Eastern Bolivia)
PalMeso Seminar Series Mar 03, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Alice Leplongeon, (University of Cambridge) - Variability in the Late Palaeolithic of the Nile Valley
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Mar 03, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Special Event for Friends of the Trust: Catherine Ansorge, (University of Cambridge) - The Reverend George Lewis and his collection of Persian manuscripts
Material Culture Lab Lunchtime Talk Mar 06, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site,
Marianne Eriksen, (University of Cambrige) - Archaeology of Dwelling: Architecture, household, and social structure in Scandinavia through deep time, 1800BCE-1000CE
African Archaeology Group Mar 06, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Alice Stevenson, (Curator Petrie Museum) - Predynastic Egyptian figurines and the origins of the Egyptian state
Later European Prehistory Group Lecture Series Mar 06, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Anja Krieger, (Stanford University) - Seascapes and seafaring: Shipwrecks in the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Bronze Age to the Archaic Period
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Mar 06, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Duncan Wright - Settlement,society and legacy: the early medieval rural communities of Eastern England
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Mar 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Dr Snežana Golubović and Dr Nemanja Mrđić with Prof Miomir Korać (Archaeological Institute, Belgrade) - Viminacium (Moesia Superior): The legionary fortress, city and cemeteries
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Mar 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Uradyn Bulag, (University of Cambridge) - Visible and invisible ‘masters’ of ethnic regional autonomy in China
BioAnth Seminar Series Mar 08, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Rachel Bynoe, (Natural History Museum, London) - Fishermen, fossils and flints: varied approaches to targeting and investigating submerged Palaeolithic archaeology in the North Sea
Egyptian World Seminar Series Mar 08, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Laure Pantalacci, (Université Lumière Lyon 2) - Words and/or artefacts: Material culture in Balat at the end of the Third Millennium

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Faculty of Architecture and History of Art

Feb 23, 2017

Facculty of Architecture and History of Art, Scoope Terrace, Lecture Room 2

Aegean Archaeology Group

Feb 23, 2017

West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street

George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series

Feb 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

PalMeso Seminar Series

Feb 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Cambridge Antiquarian Society

Feb 25, 2017

Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site

Asian Archaeology Group

Feb 27, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Heritage Research Group

Feb 28, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Mycenaean Seminar

Feb 28, 2017

Room 1.11, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

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