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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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