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MAA Lunchtime Seminar Series Nov 01, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Babington Seminar Room, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Site,
Mark Elliott, (MAA, University of Cambridge) - Collecting "Another India": What's coming in March 2017
Human Evolutionary Studies Discussion Group Nov 01, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM LCHES Seminar Room, The Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Andrea Manica, (Zoology) and Marta Mirazon Lahr, (LCHES) - Chronology – genetic vs palaeo/archaeological dating,
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Nov 01, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
James Cahill, (University of Cambridge) - Classical plaster casts: The contemporary artistic context
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Nov 01, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Uranchimeg Ujeed, (University of Cambridge) - Becoming Shamans to be healed: Reasons for contemporary proliferation of Horchin Shamanism
BioAnth Seminar Series Nov 02, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Dr Paul O'Higgins, (Centre for Anatomical & Human Sciences, Department of Archaeology and Hull York Medical School, University of York) - The functional significance of facial differences among recent hominins
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Nov 02, 2016 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Ant Haskins, (Oxford Archaeology East) - The excavation of X4593: The Holme Fen Spitfire
Centre of African Studies Seminar Group Nov 07, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room S1,Alison Richard Building, Sidgewick Site,
Sarah Longair, (University of Lincoln) - The "colonial moment" in the lives of Swahili objects, 1860–1930
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Nov 07, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Must Farm Archaeology Team - Must Farm: Pompeii of the fens
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Nov 08, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Mario Torelli, (Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei) - A struggle among ancestral gods: The sanctuary of Inuus near Ardea
Aegean Archaeology Group Nov 10, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM New Combination Room (NCR, BB9), Pembroke College,
Identity and heritage: The politics of constructing Greece
Quarternary Discussion Group Nov 10, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Latimer Room, Clare College, Trinity Lane, CB2 1TL,
Lucy Farr, (University of Cambridge) - Archaeological insights into the 8.2 ka event
Thinking About Things (TAT) Reading Group Nov 14, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site,
Time, bodies, and generation
Centre of African Studies Seminar Group Nov 14, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room S1,Alison Richard Building, Sidgewick Site,
Johanna Zetterstrom-Sharp, (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge) - Addressing the Spirit of Discernment: Pentecostal transformation of demonic objects into modern heritage in Sierra Leone
Human Evolutionary Studies Discussion Group Nov 15, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM LCHES Seminar Room, The Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Graeme Barker, (McDonald Institute) and Robert Foley, (LCHES) - Prehistoric sites: Caves vs landscapes
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Nov 15, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Michael Lindblom, (Uppsala University) - Malthi revisited. The (mis)fortunes of a fortified Bronze Age settlement
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Nov 15, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Adam Chau, (University of Cambridge) - Hosting, not hospitality
Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar (CLANS) Nov 15, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM B16, Law Faculty, West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DZ,
Toby Martin, University of Cambridge) - Origins of early medieval networks: A gendered perspective
BioAnth Seminar Series Nov 16, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Andrea Manica, (Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge University) - The role of climate in shaping human demography and migrations during the out-of-Africa expansion
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Nov 18, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Christian Sahner, (St John’s College, Cambridge) - Zoroastrians and Christians under early Muslim rule
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Nov 19, 2016 12:00 AM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Autumn Day Conference - Recent Archaeology in Cambridgeshire
Centre for Atmospheric Sciences Seminar Series Nov 21, 2016 from 02:15 PM to 03:15 PM Unilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry,
Daniel Befort, (University of Birmingham) - (HIMPAC Project) Variability of the Indian Summer Monsoon during the past 6000 years
Centre of African Studies Seminar Group Nov 21, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room S1,Alison Richard Building, Sidgewick Site,
John Giblin (British Museum) - War, displacement, and heritage: A post-conflict material culture in northern Uganda
Human Evolutionary Studies Discussion Group Nov 23, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM LCHES Seminar Room, The Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Toomas Kivisild, (Archaeology) and Eske Willeslev (Zoology) - Genetics: SNPs vs genomes,
Aegean Archaeology Group Nov 24, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Text and society: Writing practices and the extent of literacy
Quarternary Discussion Group Nov 24, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Latimer Room, Clare College, Trinity Lane, CB2 1TL,
Mick Frogley and Alex Chepstow-Lusty, (University of Sussex) - From Cambridge to Cuzco and back again: 4000 years of environmental history from the heart of the Inca Empire
Thinking About Things (TAT) Reading Group Nov 28, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site,
Time, place, and landscape
Centre of African Studies Seminar Group Nov 28, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room S1,Alison Richard Building, Sidgewick Site,
Paul Lane, (Uppsala University, Sweden) - Livelihood strategies and signatures of vulnerability and resilience in eastern African landscapes
Human Evolutionary Studies Discussion Group Nov 29, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM LCHES Seminar Room, The Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Ashley Moffett, (Pathology) and Francesco Colucci, (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) - Medicine: Infection and reproductive success
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Nov 29, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Joseph Long, (University of Aberdeen) - Masters, grandmothers, indigenes and incomers: Mediating migration and belonging through western Buryat ritual practice
Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar (CLANS) Nov 29, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM B16, Law Faculty, West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DZ,
Lucy Parker, (University of Oxford) - Sanctity and society in sixth-century Antioch: The cult of Symeon Stylites the Younger

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