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BioAnth Seminar Series Jan 24, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Gul Deniz Salali, (University College London) - Knowledge on wild plants in BaYaka hunter-gatherers and its implications on cultural evolution and health
Aegean Archaeology Group Jan 25, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Stree,
Discussion: Threadbare archaeology? Interdisciplinary approaches to Aegean textiles
Professional Development Series Term Card Jan 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Elizabeth DeMarrais, (University of Cambridge) - AthenaSWAN and an inclusive workplace for academics in archaeology and anthropology
Philosophy of Historical Sciences Reading Group Jan 30, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Session 1: Time and Historicity
BioAnth Seminar Series Jan 31, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Silvia Bello, (Natural History Museum) - Prehistoric cannibalism: Why such a fuss?
Bioarchaeology Reading Group Special Event Feb 01, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM West Building Seminar Room,
Jess Beck, (University of Cambridge) - Written in Bone: The Bioarchaeology of Aggregation and Social Organization in Late Prehistoric Europe
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Feb 02, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, CB2 8BG,
Almut Hintze, (SOAS) - The multimedia Yasna: Recent research in Mumbai
Professional Development Series Term Card Feb 06, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Diane Caldwell Hird, (Careers Service) - Academic cv workshop
D Caucus Seminar Feb 06, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
Tiziana D'Anglo, (Faculty of Classics) - Becoming Roman? Power and crisis in South Italian funerary painting
BioAnth Seminar Series Feb 07, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Anthropology, mass graves and the politics of the dead
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Feb 07, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Mark Hinman, (Regional Project Manager, PCA Central) - Highlights of Pre-Construct Archaeology's work
Aegean Archaeology Group Feb 08, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Sidgwick Ave,
Susanne Turner, (Museum of Classical Archaeology, UofC) - Constructing the classical: Authenticity and collecting casts
Thinking about Things (TAT) Reading Group Feb 09, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Lab, Room 2.2, West Building, Downing Site,
Theme 'Age' with a focus this week on 'Old Bodies'
Professional Development Series Term Card Feb 13, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Enrico Crema, (University of Cambridge) - Preparing your research for publication
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Research Seminars Feb 13, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Stree,
Lucie Hazelgrove-Planel, (MAA) - Heritage Matters: Researching the role of museums in the Pacific
Field Archaeologist in Residence Lecture Feb 13, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Joseph Kovacik, (Independent Scholar and Field Archaeologist in Residence at the McDonald Institute for Lent 2018) - Hidden traces, empty spaces : large scale geochemical survey of archaeological sites using hand-held XRF
Philosophy of Historical Sciences Reading Group Feb 13, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Session 2: Interdisciplinarity
D Caucus Seminar Feb 13, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
Michael Loy, (Faculty of Classics) - Polytheism and the distribution of votives in Corinthia
The Glanville Lecture 2018 Feb 17, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms,
Jan Assmann, (Honorary Professor at the University of Konstanz, Visiting Professor at the University of Luzern and Emeritus Professor at the University of Heidelberg) - The Book of Exodus and the Invention of Religion
Professional Development Series Term Card Feb 20, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Sarah Inskip and John Robb, (University of Cambridge) - Project Management
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Feb 20, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Nicola Scardgno, (Polytechnic of Bari) - Definitions of a tool for landscapes' systemic-scalar reading: Classification hypothesis of the Mongolian landscapes
D Caucus Seminar Feb 20, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
Tulsi Parikh, (Faculty of Classics) - Polytheism and the distribution of votives in Corinthia
CLANS Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar Series Feb 20, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room B16, Faculty of Law, West Road,
Caroline Goodson, (University of Cambridge) - Post-Roman urban gardens
BioAnth Seminar Series Feb 21, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Michael Berthaume, (Imperial College) - Anthropological engineering and hominin dietary ecology
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Feb 23, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, CB2 8BG,
Christopher Wright, (British Library) - Robert Ker Porter's travels in Georgia Persia, Armenia and Mesopotamia 1817-1820
The 4th Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honour of Professor Norman Hammond Feb 26, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Friends of Peterhouse Theatre, Peterhouse,
Dr Leonardo López Luján, (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico City, and Director of the Proyecto Templo Mayor) - In Search of Aztec Tenochtitlan: recent archaeological discoveries in Mexico City
Aegean Archaeology Group Apr 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street,
Ioanna Moutafi, (University of Cambridge) - Funerary taphonomy: A skeleton key to prehistoric Aegean burial practices

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