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Cambridge Archaeology Field Group May 03, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Bill Franklin, (Independent Scholar) - The 18th Century Surveyor and Parliamentary Enclosure
Aegean Archaeology Group May 04, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
Discussion: Epigraphy and Archaeology
The Ancient India and Iran Trust May 05, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Julius Lipner, (University of Cambridge) - Work in progress: From Bengal to Cambridge and back again – many times. Special event for Friends of the Trust
Leverhulme Lecture May 08, 2017 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Matthew Spriggs, (The Australian National University) - First Leverhulme Lecture 2017 - Explorations in the history of Pacific archaeology: The CBAP Project
Cambridge Antiquarian Society May 08, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Warwick Rodwell - From Hadstock to Westminster: 45 years of church archaeology reviewed
2017 Marilyn Strathern Lecture May 09, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Old Divinity School, St Johns College followed by a drinks reception at the Old Combination room, Trinity College,
Timothy Ingold, (University of Aberdeen) - Provisional title: The Future of anthropology and the future of the University
Special Lecture May 10, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
Special Lecture: Daria Ložnjak Dizdar, Siniša Radović and Petra Rajić Šikanjic- Between the world of the living and the world of the dead: A view from the Late Bronze Age graves in the southern Carpathian Basin
BioAnth Seminar Series May 10, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
Ian Gilligan, (University of Sydney) - Aboriginal body shape and clothing, and the Tasmanian problem(s)
BioAnth Seminar Series May 10, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
Ian Gilligan, (University of Sidney) - Aboriginal body shape and clothing, and the Tasmanian problem(s)
Aegean Archaeology Group May 11, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Discussion: Aegean Archaeology in the Media
The Ancient India and Iran Trust May 12, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Sâqib Bâburi, (British Library) - The Windsor Padshahnamah: A royal copy of Shah Jahan’s Chronicle
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit May 16, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Anastasia Piliavsky (Girton College, Cambridge) - The perils of stray men, or why everybody needs a master (in India, for example)
BioAnth Seminar Series May 17, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Jacob Dunn, (Anglia Ruskin University) - Bawls, balls and brains: Primate vocal communication and the evolution of speech
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar May 23, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Ian Haynes, (Newcastle University) - Rethinking ritual and religion on the Imperial Frontier: The Roman Temples Project, Maryport
BioAnth Seminar Series May 24, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Sarah Myers, (University of Kent) - Evolutionary perspectives on maternal investment - from conception (or not) onward
The Ancient India and Iran Trust May 26, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Jesse Palsetia, (Guelph) - Parsi traders & travellers in the Age of Empire
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit May 30, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Michael Puett, (Harvard University) - Master, Host, Demon, God
BioAnth Seminar Series May 31, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
James Holland Jones, (Stanford University & Imperial College) - The most rational people in the world
Leverhulme Lecture May 31, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Matthew Spriggs, (The Australian National University) - Second Leverhulme Lecture 2017- Different but similar? Neolithic colonisation processes on islands and continents compared
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Jun 02, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Hans Bakker, (British Museum) - The Huns in Central and South Asia
BioAnth Seminar Series Jun 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Isabel Schmidt, (University of Cologne) - Is there anybody out there? Reconstructing large-scale prehistoric population dynamics and migration processes
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Jun 07, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Martin Davies, (Director of the Ecological and Training Consultancy) - Lines in a Landscape; the hedgerows and other lines in the landscape of Great and Little Gransden
Aegean Archaeology Group Jun 09, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Room G.21, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
The Aegean Archaeology Group's inaugural work-in-progress day aims to encourage cross-disciplinary discussion, bringing together scholars from both the Department of Archaeology and the Faculty of Classics to share ongoing research.
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Jun 13, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Martin Mills, (University of Aberdeen) - Last Gift of the God-King: Negotiating constitutional ownership in the wake of the Dalai Lama’s resignation
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Jun 13, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Martin Mills, (University of Aberdeen) - Last Gift of the God-King: Negotiating Constitutional Ownership in the Wake of the Dalai Lama’s Resignation
CLANS (Cambridge Later Antquity Network Seminar) Jun 13, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Ian Haynes, (Newcastle University) - The transformation of Rome and the archaeology of the Lateran
BioAnth Seminar Series Jun 14, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
CANCELLED Huw Barton, (University of Leicester) - Use of grass seed resources c. 31 ka by modern humans at the Haua Fteah cave, northeast Libya
The Impact of the Ancient City Sep 29, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
The Impact of the Ancient City project reassesses how the Greco-Roman city was variously embraced in the Islamic and Christian worlds across the Mediterranean, up to the present day.
BioAnth Seminar Series Oct 04, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre (Room 41), Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street,
Daniel Longman, (University of Cambridge) - Stress and adaptation: a life history perspective using endurance sports
Cambridge Archaeological Field Club Oct 04, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Preston Miracle, (University of Cambridge) - Vela Spila (Korcula, Croatia): a brief introduction to recent fieldwork.

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Social inequality before farming?

Jan 22, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Later European Prehistory Group

Jan 22, 2018

West Building Seminar Room

Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit

Jan 23, 2018

The Mond Building, Free School Lane

D Caucus Seminar

Jan 23, 2018

Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue

CLANS Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar Series

Jan 23, 2018

Room B16, Faculty of Law, West Road

McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series

Jan 24, 2018

McDonald Institute, Downing Street

BioAnth Seminar Series

Jan 24, 2018

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street

Egyptian World Seminar Series

Jan 24, 2018

McDonald Institute, Downing Street

Aegean Archaeology Group

Jan 25, 2018

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Stree

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