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Garrod Research Seminars

The Garrod Research Seminars is the Department of Archaeology’s principle seminar series of invited scholarly lectures. All welcome.
Garrod Research Seminars Oct 13, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Tom Higham, (RLAHA, University of Oxford) - Neanderthals, Denisovans and modern humans: Unravelling the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic of Eurasia
Garrod Research Seminars Oct 27, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Tina Warinner, (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena & Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology, University of Oklahoma) - Diet, health, and our ancient microbial self
Garrod Research Seminars Nov 10, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Marcos Martinon-Torres, (University College London) - Imperial logistics and the making of China's Terracotta Army: Questions and answers from archaeological science
Garrod Research Seminars Nov 24, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Carl Heron, (British Museum) - A history of archaeological science in 100 book covers
Garrod Research Seminars Jan 19, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Amy Bogaard, (University of Oxford) - Farming, land and inequality: From Neolithic villages to early cities in western Asia and Europe
Garrod Research Seminars Feb 02, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Robin Allaby, (University of Warwick) - The nature and constraints of domestication: Life in the slow lane
Garrod Research Seminars Feb 16, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Thilo Rehren, (University College London & the HBKU College of Humanities and Social Sciences) - Trading and tracing Late Bronze Age glass in the Eastern Mediterranean
Garrod Research Seminars Mar 02, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Matthew Collins, (University of York and Universitet of Copenhagen) - Ancient proteins and archaeology: Does instrumentation drive archaeological science?
Garrod Research Seminars Apr 27, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Dorian Fuller, (University College London) - Rice domestication and the early Anthropocene
Garrod Research Seminars May 11, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Charlotte Roberts, (Durham University) - Everything you might want to know about leprosy, past and present: Dispelling some myths
Garrod Research Seminar Oct 12, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Parker VanValkenburgh (Brown University) – Building Indios: a Genealogy of Landscape and Political Subjectivity in the Zaña Valley, Peru, 12th-18th centuries CE
Garrod Research Seminar Oct 26, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Mark Knight (CAU) – Must Farm, Part I: an overview
Garrod Research Seminar Nov 09, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Rachel Ballantyne (CAU) – Must Farm Part II: organics
Garrod Research Seminars Nov 23, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Cameron Petrie, (University of Cambridge) - Variability, adaptation, fragility, resilience and the Indus Civilisation
Garrod Seminar Series Jan 25, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Mark Thomas, (University College London) - Bayesian inference of Caprini herd growth and product yields using archaeological age-at-death profiles & Modelling hunter-gatherer mobility: The fast and the fit
Garrod Seminar Series Feb 01, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Stree,
Andrea Migliano, (UCL) - Was the Neolithic transition inevitable? An evolutionary perspective
Garrod Seminar Series Feb 08, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Pontus Skoglund, (The Francis Crick Institute) - Ancient genomics and the human past
Garrod Seminar Series Feb 15, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Stree,
Anna Prentiss, (University of Montana) - The evolution of inequality: Evidence from Bridge River, British Columbia
Garrod Research Seminars May 10, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site,
Pontus Skoglund, (The Francis Crick Institute) - Prehistoric Africa: the ancient genomic record Pontus Skoglund (The Francis Crick Institute)

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