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McDonald Lunchtime Seminars

The McDonald Seminar Series was developed as a platform for post-doctoral researchers to share their work with colleagues. This year the series will also host a number of workshops in order to provide mentoring and support on a range of topics. These sessions and the talks are open to anyone to attend.
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Jan 24, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Toby Wilkinson, (University of Cambridge) - Open archaeology in social context: The Project Panormos Survey pilot and and reflections on research transparency
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Jan 31, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Eleni Stefanou, (Hellenic Open University) - Eptapyrgio, a modern prison inside a world heritage monument: Raw memories in the margins of archaeology in Greece
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Feb 07, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Margarita Nazou, (University of Ghent) - The archaeology of a prehistoric mining community at Thorikos, Athens
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Feb 21, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Claudio Cavazzuti, (University of Durham) - From villages to proto-urban centres in Bronze Age Italy. Tracing external influences and internal developments through isotopes and mobility
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Apr 25, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
James Barrett, (University of Cambridge) - Of ivory, fish and furs: ecological globalisation in the Middle Ages?
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series May 02, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Michael Boyd & Colin Renfrew (University of Cambridge) - Designing and implementing a paperless excavation and single database solution at Keros, Greece
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series May 04, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Eleanor Farber, (Oxford University) - Temporal Trends in Medieval Diet and Health at Stoke Quay, Ipswich
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series May 09, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site,
Darryl Wilkinson, (University of Cambridge) - Altered States: Complex Societies and Psychoactive Substances across 3,000 years of Andean Prehistory
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series May 16, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site,
Sarah Inskip, (University of Cambridge) - Exploring leprosy in medieval England and Iberia
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Jun 06, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site,
Laerke Recht, (University of Cambridge) - Speed and Status: Equids in the ancient Near East
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Jun 13, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site,
Borja Legarra Herrera, (University College London) - Elites, conspicuous consumption and prestige: reconsidering this poorly understood relationship one gold item at a time (Crete, 3000-1800 BCE)

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Upcoming events

Bioarchaeology Reading Group

May 25, 2018

North Lecture Room, Downing Site, CB2 3DZ

George Pitt Rivers Seminar Series

May 25, 2018

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Site

Americas Archaeology Group

May 25, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site

PalMeso Seminar Series

May 25, 2018

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street

Ancient India and Iran Trust

May 25, 2018

23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG

Professional Development Series

May 29, 2018

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street

PalMeso Seminar Series

May 29, 2018

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research