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Americas Archaeology Group

This group is open to anyone interested in archaeological and anthropological research projects throughout the Americas.  Presentations are given by research students, postdocs, visiting scholars and lecturers from the UK and overseas institutions.

Talks are followed by a wine reception in the McDonald Institute coffee room. All are welcome!

The Americas Archaeology Group is funded by the Centre for Latin American Studies. Their support is gratefully acknowledged.

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Americas Archaeology Group Oct 17, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Agathe Dupeyron (University of East Anglia) - Archaeology as a Resource for Development: Evaluating the Sustainable Preservation Initiative (SPI) in Peru
Americas Archaeology Group Oct 22, 2018 from 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Maria Magdalena Antczak and Andrzej Antczak (Leiden University) - Co-acting with Figurines: Women, Shamans and Amerindian Perspectivism in the Archaeology of the Los Roques Archipelago, Venezuela (Maria Magdalena Antczak ) and Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Archeology of Venezuelan Caribbean and its Macro-Regional Entaglements (Andrzej Antczak)
Americas Archaeology Group Nov 20, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Andrew Finegold (University of Illinois at Chicago) - Vital Voids: Cavities and Holes in Mesoamerican Material Culture
Americas Archaeology Group Nov 27, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Andrew Turner (Yale University) - Migration, Violence, and Identity in the Murals of Cacaxtla, Mexico, A.D. 600-900

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Upcoming events

Festival of Ideas

Oct 23, 2018

St John's College Old Divinity School, All Saints Passage, CB2 1TP

Ancient Near East Seminars

Oct 23, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room

Festival of Ideas

Oct 24, 2018

St John's College Old Divinity School, All Saints Passage, CB2 1TP

Professional Development Series

Oct 24, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room

Biological Anthropology Seminar

Oct 24, 2018

Seminar Room, LCHES, Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge CB2 1QH

Festival of Ideas

Oct 25, 2018

St John's College Old Divinity School, All Saints Passage, CB2 1TP

Aegean Archaeology Group

Oct 25, 2018

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, North Building, Downing Street

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research