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McDonald Annual Lecture

The highlight in the calendar year of the McDonald Institute is the Annual Lecture. This year Professor Eske Willerslev, (Prince Philip Chair of Ecology and Evolution elect, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge (2015-) and the Lundbeck Foundation Professor, University of Copenhagen (2014-20) will be speaking.
McDonald Annual Lecture 2016 Nov 23, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Mill Lane Lecture Theatre 1, Mill Lane, Camvridge, CB2 1RX,
Eske Willerslev, (University of Cambridge and University of Copenhagen) - Human migration and mega faunal extinctions
McDonald Annual Lecture 2015 Nov 18, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Large Lecture Theatre, Plant Sciences, Downing Site, CB2 3EA,
Norman Yoffee (University of Michigan, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University) - Counternarratives of Early States in Mesopotamia (and Elsewhere)
McDonald Annual Lecture 2014 Nov 19, 2014 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Mill Lane Lecture Theatre Room 3,
Graeme Barker, (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research , University of Cambridge) - The Archaeology of Climate/People Interactions: Science or Story-Telling?
McDonald Annual Lecture 2013 Nov 13, 2013 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Mill Lane Lecture Room 3,
Christine A. Hastorf (University of California-Berkeley) - Houses, Food, and Distributed People in the Later Prehistory of the Central Andes (AD 1000–1500)

Showcasing research highlights and outreach from the academic year 2014-2015

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BioAnth Seminar Series

Dec 07, 2016

LCHES, The Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street

Cambridge Archaeology Field Group

Dec 07, 2016

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Dec 09, 2016

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Dec 16, 2016

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Jan 09, 2017

Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site

Americas Archaeology Group

Jan 17, 2017

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CDAL Workshop

Jan 17, 2017

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Egyptian World Seminar Series

Jan 18, 2017

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