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First Distinguished Visiting Lecture 2015 Oct 27, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Tim Pauketat, (University of Illinois) - Being and Nothingness in pre-Columbian North America
Field Archaeologist in Residence Special Lecture Oct 29, 2015 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Craig Cessford, (Field Archaeologist in Residence, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research) - Dissonant duets: the use and deposition of Cambridge collegiate crockery
First Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology Nov 04, 2015 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Peterhouse Lecture Theatre,
First Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in Honour of Prof. Norman Hammond. Prof. Peter Addyman, (Founding Director, York Archaeological Trust) - Creating Heritage: Vikings, Jorvik and public interest archaeology
The Final Event of the 3D-Pitoti EC-funded project from Jan 18, 2016 10:00 AM to Jan 19, 2016 01:00 PM Downing College & McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research,
The Final Event of the 3D-Pitoti EC-funded project
Leverhulme Lecture 2016 - The Himalaya, Past, Present and Future Series Apr 18, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM The Old Library, Pembroke College,
Mark Aldenderfer, (University of California, Merced) - Leverhulme Lecture 2016 - The Himalaya, Past, Present and Future Series: Mountain People and Climate Change
Leverhulme Lecture 2016 - The Himalaya, Past, Present and Future Series Apr 25, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM The Old Library, Pembroke College,
Mark Aldenderfer, (University of California, Merced) - Leverhulme Lecture 2016 - The Himalaya, Past, Present and Future Series - Himalayan Migrations: past and present
The Second Raymond and Beverley Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honour of Professor Norman Hammond May 05, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Mill Lane Lecture Room 1 ,
The Second Raymond and Beverley Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honour of Professor Norman Hammond: Stephen Houston (Brown University) - Founder's Effects: Maya Dynasty and Kingship in the Temple of the Night Sun
Matthew Spriggs Leverhulme Lecture May 16, 2016 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Matthew Spriggs, (Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, 2016-2017) - LEVERHULME LECTURE The hidden history of a third of the world: The collective biography of archaeology in the Pacific (CBAP) Project
Matthew Spriggs Leverhulme Lecture May 23, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Matthew Spriggs, (Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, 2016-2017) - LEVERHULME LECTURE From prestige goods to prestige practices: Lapita long-distance interactions in the Western Pacific
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Oct 03, 2016 06:00 PM Lecture Theatre LG17, Law Faculty, Sidgwick Site,
Matthew Champion, (University of East Anglia & Director of the Norfolk and the Suffolk Medieval Graffiti Surveys) - Medieval graffiti: The lost voices of England’s churches
McDonald Institute and Faculty of Classics Special Lecture Oct 10, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room G.19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA ,
Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker, (University of Cincinnati) - Sometimes all that glitters is gold: The tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Oct 10, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room G.19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Jack Davis & Sharon Stocker, (University of Cincinnati) - Sometimes all that glitters is gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Oct 12, 2016 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Robyn Veal, (McDonald Institute) - Provisioning the Roman villa – management of land resources to support urban and country villas in ancient Campania
Aegean Archaeology Group Oct 13, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Nihon Room, AA Staircase, Foundress Court,
Boundaries and borders: Where does the Aegean begin (and end)?
Quarternary Discussion Group Oct 13, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Latimer Room, Clare College, Trinity Lane, CB2 1TL,
Kate Hendry, (University of Bristol) - Silicon cycling and opal production in the Atlantic: Lessons from the last deglaciation
Thinking About Things (TAT) Reading Group Oct 17, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site,
Telling time: Material culture theory and the long term
Special Lecture Oct 17, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović (Secretary General of Europa Nostra) - The Europa Nostra Research Award and 2018: The European Year of Cultural Heritage
Human Evolutionary Studies Discussion Group Oct 18, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM LCHES Seminar Room, The Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
This term we are inviting pairs of people to discuss different approaches to similar problems and questions in the field. Led by Tasmin O’Connell (Archaeology) and Aurelien Mounier (LCHES) - Palaeontology – bones vs chemistry.
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Oct 18, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA ,
Anja Slawisch, (University of Cambridge) - Death in Panormos: Preliminary results of the excavations at the Archaic necropolis of Panormos-Mavisehir (Turkey)
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Oct 18, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Sampildondov Chuluun, (Mongolian Academy of Sciences) - Findings from the excavation of the Saridag Monastery of the Jabzundamba Hutagt: Archaeology and legend
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Oct 21, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Sudeshna Guha, (Shiv Nadar University) - ‘Nineveh’ in Bombay and histories of Indian Archaeology
Centre of African Studies Seminar Group Oct 24, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room S1,Alison Richard Building, Sidgewick Site,
Mbongiseni Buthelezi, (Public Affairs Research Institute, South Africa) - The Remaking of Chieftaincy in Post-Apartheid South Africa
MAA Lunchtime Seminar Series Oct 25, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Babington Seminar Room, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Site,
Anita Herle, (MAA, University of Cambridge) - Torres Strait Islands
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Oct 25, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Hariclia Brecoulaki, (National Hellenic Research Foundation) - Minding the gap: Surviving works and lost masterpieces of ancient Greek painting
Aegean Archaeology Group Oct 27, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM New Combination Room (NCR, BB9), Pembroke College,
Mobility and migration: Tracing journeys through time and space
Quarternary Discussion Group Oct 27, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Latimer Room, Clare College, Trinity Lane, CB2 1TL,
Jenny Collier, (Imperial College London) - The separation of Britain from mainland Europe in the late Quaternary
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Oct 28, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Alan Williams, (University of Manchester) - Migration and the Mango Tree that Walked: the Arrival of Persian Zoroastrians in Eighth-Century India (in association with the Cambridge Festival of Ideas) Advance booking required
Festival of Ideas Oct 30, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Exploring what makes Humans tick, in prehistory and today. Succession of short talks (less than 10min each) about specific research topics developed by the Marie Skolodowska-Curie Researchers in Cambridge, followed by a hands on session.
Thinking About Things (TAT) Reading Group Oct 31, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site,
Time, objects, and action
Centre of African Studies Seminar Group Oct 31, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room S1,Alison Richard Building, Sidgewick Site,
Carolyn Hamilton, (University of Cape Town, South Africa) - The long southern African past: Enfolded time and the challenges of archive

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Cambridge Antiquarian Society

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BioAnth Seminar Series

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Cambridge Archaeology Field Group

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Cambridge Antiquarian Society

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Americas Archaeology Group

Jan 17, 2017

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CDAL Workshop

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Egyptian World Seminar Series

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