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McDonald Annual Lecture

The highlight in the calendar year of the McDonald Institute is the Annual Lecture. This year Professor Jean-Jacques Hublin (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig) will deliver the twenty-ninth lecture.
Twenty-ninth Annual Lecture Nov 22, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Biffen Lecture Theatre, Dept of Genetics, Downing Site,
Professor Jean-Jacques Hublin, (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig) - Modern Human Origins: In Search of a Garden of Eden
McDonald Annual Lecture 2016 Nov 23, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Mill Lane Lecture Theatre 1, Mill Lane, Camvridge, CB2 1RX,
Eske Willerslev, (University of Cambridge and University of Copenhagen) - Human migration and mega faunal extinctions
McDonald Annual Lecture 2015 Nov 18, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Large Lecture Theatre, Plant Sciences, Downing Site, CB2 3EA,
Norman Yoffee (University of Michigan, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University) - Counternarratives of Early States in Mesopotamia (and Elsewhere)
McDonald Annual Lecture 2014 Nov 19, 2014 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Mill Lane Lecture Theatre Room 3,
Graeme Barker, (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research , University of Cambridge) - The Archaeology of Climate/People Interactions: Science or Story-Telling?
McDonald Annual Lecture 2013 Nov 13, 2013 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Mill Lane Lecture Room 3,
Christine A. Hastorf (University of California-Berkeley) - Houses, Food, and Distributed People in the Later Prehistory of the Central Andes (AD 1000–1500)

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Later European Prehistory Group

Oct 23, 2017

West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street

Heritage Research Group

Oct 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

The Human Evolutionary Studies Group

Oct 24, 2017

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fi

Americas Archaeology Group

Oct 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Later European Prehistory Group

Oct 24, 2017

South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site

Ancient Near East

Oct 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series

Oct 25, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Ancient Near East

Oct 25, 2017

South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site

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