Oct 30, 2016
from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
|Where||McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street|
|Contact Name||Alice Leplongeon|
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10.30 AM to 11.30 AM - SUCCESSION OF SHORT TALKS
David Friesem - Micro-Archaeology: investigating human past beyond the visible range
Alexandra Ion - Broken bodies: addressing the dynamics of life and identity in Neolithic settlements from the Balkan area
Luc Moreau – What do prehistoric flint tools tell us that we didn´t know already?
Alice Leplongeon – Can we trace human dispersals in, out of and back to Africa with the study of stone tools?
Saman Heydari-Guran – Tracking the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition in the
Marcin Smietana – Reproductive travel to the brave new world? Transnational surrogacy between Europe and the US
Argyro Nafplioti – Tracing past population mobility and migration using evidence from the bones
Francesco Iacono - Bunkers, pyramids & people: the heritage of the communist period in Albania
Marjolein Bosch - Shells, beads, and ornaments, what did they mean for people from the past?
Vanessa Forte - Tracing european Copper age social dynamics through pottery
technology and use
11.30 AM – 1PM – HANDS-ON!
Come and try making shell beads and pottery. Reconstruct how stone tools are
made, and use a microscope to differentiate different types of rocks!