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The Ancient India and Iran Trust Nov 10, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
UrsulaSims-Williams, (British Library) - Investigating the library of Tipu Sultan of Mysore
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Lunchtime Seminars Nov 14, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kat Szabo, (University of Wollongong) - Shell artefacts at MAA
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Lunchtime Seminars Nov 14, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kat Szabo, (University of Wollongong) - Transferable methods: Materials-directed analysis of archaeological and ethnographic shell artefacts
The Human Evolutionary Studies Group Nov 14, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building,
Laura Buck, (University of Cambridge) - Concepts in Human Evolutionary Studies: a Room 101 Approach: Neanderthal exceptionalism and population thinking
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Nov 14, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Hurelbaatar Ujeed, (Inner Mongolia Normal University) - Merging Peoples: Shifting Economy, Transforming Environment and Surviving Culture in a Typical Horchin Village
Special Lecture Nov 14, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Lee R. Berger, (University of the Witwatersrand and Explorer in Residence, The National Geographic Society) - Homo naledi and Australopithecus sediba – discoveries highlighting the complexity of human origins
CLANS (Cambridge Later Antquity Network Seminar) Nov 14, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room B16, Faculty of Law,
Lucy Grig, (University of Edinburgh) - Popular culture and lived religion in Late Antiquity
BioAnth Seminar Series Nov 15, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building,
Lucio Vinicius, (University College London) - Culture and the EEA: Origins of human social structure, cognition and language
Cambridge - Paris Seminar - Inside Prehistoric Societies: Dialogue on the epistemologies of Prehistory Nov 16, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Salle du Conseil, MAE, Nanterre,
Prof Graeme Barker, (Univesity of Cambridge, UK) and Prof Sophie Archambault de Beaune, (Université Lyon III) - What is Prehistory?
The Human Evolutionary Studies Group Nov 21, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building,
Bill Amos, (University of (Cambridge) - Concepts in Human Evolutionary Studies: a Room 101 Approach: Big data in genomics and hypothesis testing in genomics
CLANS (Cambridge Later Antquity Network Seminar) Nov 21, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room 6 of the History Faculty, West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9E,
Philip Wood, (Aga Khan University) - After Rome: Writing ecclesiastical history in Syria in the eighth and ninth centuries
Special Lecture_BioAnth Seminar Series Nov 23, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Michael Westaway, (Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution, Griffith University) - Re-establishing a bioarchaeological research agenda in Australia
Aegean Archaeology Group Nov 23, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Sue Sherratt, (University of Sheffield) - Greek Silver Before Coinage: Medium of Exchange, Vehicle of Capital Accumulation, or Commodity?
Cambridge - Paris Seminar - Inside Prehistoric Societies: Dialogue on the epistemologies of Prehistory Nov 24, 2017 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Dr Fanny Bocquentin, (CNRS, France) & Prof Marie-Louise Sorensen, (University of Cambridge) - Gender and identity in Prehistory
The Human Evolutionary Studies Group Nov 28, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building,
Marta Mirazón Lahr, (University of Cambridge) - Concepts in Human Evolutionary Studies: a Room 101 Approach: Archaic Homo sapiens and extinction
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Lunchtime Seminars Nov 28, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Imogen Gunn, (MAA) - Getting to the bottom of the Cambridge Ale Jug
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Lunchtime Seminars Nov 28, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Imogen Gunn, (MAA) - Getting to the bottom of the Cambridge Ale Jug
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Nov 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Aurélie Névot, (Centre for Studies on China, Korea and Japan, EHESS, Paris) - Mo: "master/sacrificial victim" (Yi-Sani shamanistic writing, China): Substantial mobility (transsubstantiation) between the Masters of psalmody (bimos) and their sacrificial victims (mo)
CLANS (Cambridge Later Antquity Network Seminar) Nov 28, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room B16, Faculty of Law,
Aaron Pelttari, (University of Edinburgh) - Literary trends and the In Evangelia of Severus, bishop of Málaga
Mycenaean Seminars Nov 29, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
Dr José Miguel Jiménez Delgado, (Universidad de Sevilla) - Nominative case and brachylogic syntax in Mycenaean texts
BioAnth Seminar Series Nov 29, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building,
Heather Bonney, (Natural History Museum, London) - Beyond recognition: The application of biological anthropology to identification of the more recently deceased
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Dec 06, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Mike Coles and Terry Dymott, (CAFG) - Holes and Hills: CAFG fieldwork over the last year
The Ancient India and Iran Trust - Special Event for Friends Dec 13, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Peter Frankopan, (University of Oxford) - Sir Harold Bailey and the content of Indian, Iranian and Asian Studies
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Jan 10, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Bill Franklin, (Independent Researcher) - A brief history of enclosure, using Cambridgeshire examples
CDAL Workshop Jan 16, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Marc Vander Linden and Neil Droust - Since archaeological cultures exist, let's model them!
BioAnth Seminar Series Jan 17, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fi,
Martin Jones, (University of Cambridge) - The domestication of the seasons, a later critical stage in the transformation of cultivated plants
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Jan 19, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Emily Hannam, (Royal Collection) - Georges, Nawabs and Nabobs: The British monarchs and India in the 18th century
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Jan 23, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Marissa Smith, (De Anza College, California) - Making a master: Monumental construction on a pasture of cultural production
D Caucus Seminar Jan 23, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
Francesco Sirano, (Director of the Archaeological Park of Herculaneum) - Herculaneum: The opportunities of the new archaeological park
CLANS Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar Series Jan 23, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room B16, Faculty of Law, West Road,
Alan Ross, (University of Southampton) - Late-antique adventus ceremonial revisited

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