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George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Seminars

The George Pitt-Rivers Seminars are generally given by researchers based in or around the University of Cambridge. They are primarily aimed at researchers working in the archaeobotany, genetics and isotope laboratories in the McDonald Institute but cover a wide range of topics.
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Seminars Oct 12, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Professor Robert Marchant (University of York) - Charting 6000 years of human-environmental interacting in East Africa: insights, challenges and future directions
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Seminars Oct 19, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, North Building, Downing Street,
Dr. Hermine Xhauflair (University of Cambridge) - Are the notches intentional or not? "A functional analysis of Philippine stone tools reveals a diversity in practices at Tabon Cave, Palawan during Late Pleistocene"
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Seminars Nov 02, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Janine Ochoa (University of Cambridge) - LGM Tigers and Fossil Cloudrunners in the Philippines: Extinction and faunal change in a biodiversity hotspot
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Seminars Nov 16, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, North Building, Downing Street,
Ankica Oros Sršen (Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts) & Davorka Radovčić (Croatian Natural History Museum and University of the Witwatersrand) - Surface analysis of the Krapina eagle talons
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Seminars Nov 30, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Dr. Helen Whelton (University of Bristol) - Investigating the nature and timing of the earliest human occupation of North America using a lipid biomarker approach

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Nov 14, 2018

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

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

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Nov 19, 2018

Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RE

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