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George Pitt Rivers Seminar Series Feb 23, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Leah Damman, (University of Cambridge) - Animal-human co-mingled interments in Neolithic Britain: A taphonomic approach via the case study of Carsington Pasture Cave's 3,000 bone fragments
PalMeso Seminar Series Feb 23, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Sam Griffiths, (University of Southampton) - Early Middle Palaeolithic Neanderthal occupation of the channel plain region
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Feb 23, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, CB2 8BG,
Christopher Wright, (British Library) - Robert Ker Porter's travels in Georgia Persia, Armenia and Mesopotamia 1817-1820
The 4th Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honour of Professor Norman Hammond Feb 26, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Friends of Peterhouse Theatre, Peterhouse,
Dr Leonardo López Luján, (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico City, and Director of the Proyecto Templo Mayor) - In Search of Aztec Tenochtitlan: recent archaeological discoveries in Mexico City
Americas Discussion Group Feb 27, 2018 from 02:45 PM to 03:45 PM Hicks Room, University Centre,
Laura Filloy Nadal, (Instituto Nacional De Anthropologia e Historia) - Embellished to perfection: Jade funerary regalia from the Maya Classic Period
Aegean Archaeology Group Apr 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street,
Ioanna Moutafi, (University of Cambridge) - Funerary taphonomy: A skeleton key to prehistoric Aegean burial practices
African Archaeology Group Apr 30, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Peter Mitchell, (University of Oxford) - The Donkey's Tale: An Archaeological View of Donkeys in Human History
Special Lecture May 08, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Hanz Wenner, (University of Bern) - Migration or collapse? Holocene climate and its influence on societies
Garrod Research Seminar May 10, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
John Robb (University of Cambridge) – title tbc
African Archaeology Group May 14, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Jorge de Torres, (British Museum) - The Veins of the Horn: trade routes and merchants in Western Somalia (12th-16th centuries)

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George Pitt Rivers Seminar Series

Feb 23, 2018

McDonald Institute, Downing Street

PalMeso Seminar Series

Feb 23, 2018

McDonald Institute, Downing Street

The Ancient India and Iran Trust

Feb 23, 2018

23 Brooklands Avenue, CB2 8BG

Americas Discussion Group

Feb 27, 2018

Hicks Room, University Centre

Aegean Archaeology Group

Apr 26, 2018

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street

African Archaeology Group

Apr 30, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Special Lecture

May 08, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Garrod Research Seminar

May 10, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

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An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research