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D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Feb 21, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, (Faculty of Classics, Cambridge) - Beyond the grid? Rethinking the impact of the ancient city
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Feb 21, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Loretta Kim, (University of Hong Kong) - Imagining Maps in Words: A Comparative Analysis of Two Late Nineteenth Century Geographies of the Amur River Region
Later European Prehistory Group Special Lecture Feb 22, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Prof. Philipp Stockhammer, (Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich) - Genetic history vs. cultural history? Writing the history of the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age in a Bavarian river valley
BioAnth Seminar Series Feb 22, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Ignacio de la Torre, (University College London) - The Acheulean in East Africa: results of recent research
Faculty of Architecture and History of Art Feb 23, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM Facculty of Architecture and History of Art, Scoope Terrace, Lecture Room 2,
WORKSHOP: The Future of the Virtual Past: Prospects for the 3D Visualization of Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
Aegean Archaeology Group Feb 23, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
Discussion: Funerary Archaeology: what can it do for us?
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Feb 25, 2017 12:00 AM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Spring Day Conference - Archaeology and Conflict
The 3rd Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honour of Professor Norman Hammond Feb 27, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Friends of Peterhouse Theatre, Peterhouse,
Professor Martin Biddle CBE, FBA, (Hertford College, Oxford and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge) - Capital Considerations: Winchester and the birth of urban archaeology
Mycenaean Seminar Feb 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.11, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Silvia Ferrara, (Sapienza - Università di Roma) - Reading Cypro-Minoan? A pyramid of names (step 1)
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Feb 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Tamara Saggini, (University of Geneva) - Eretria at the Turn of the Archaic and Classical Periods. Evidence from a New ‘Perserschutt’ Pit
BioAnth Seminar Series Mar 01, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
Michael Haslam, (University of Oxford) - Primate stone tool use for paleoanthropologists
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Mar 01, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kimberley Watt, (PhD in Egyptology, Cambridge University) - Reconstructing the built environment and institutions in Eighteenth Dynasty Amarna through textual data
Aegean Archaeology Group Mar 02, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
Discussion: Rethinking complexity
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Mar 03, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Special Event for Friends of the Trust: Catherine Ansorge, (University of Cambridge) - The Reverend George Lewis and his collection of Persian manuscripts
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Mar 06, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Duncan Wright - Settlement,society and legacy: the early medieval rural communities of Eastern England
D Caucus Classical Archaeology Seminar Mar 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Dr Snežana Golubović and Dr Nemanja Mrđić with Prof Miomir Korać (Archaeological Institute, Belgrade) - Viminacium (Moesia Superior): The legionary fortress, city and cemeteries
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Mar 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Uradyn Bulag, (University of Cambridge) - Visible and invisible ‘masters’ of ethnic regional autonomy in China
BioAnth Seminar Series Mar 08, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi,
Rachel Bynoe, (Natural History Museum, London) - Fishermen, fossils and flints: varied approaches to targeting and investigating submerged Palaeolithic archaeology in the North Sea
Aegean Archaeology Group Mar 09, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room G.21, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA,
Yannis Papadatos, (University of Athens) - From colonies to gateway communities and beyond: An overview of Cretan-Cycladic relations in the FN-EB II phases
Field Archaeologist in Residence_Second Lecture Mar 14, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
David Roberts, (Historic England) - Neolithic pits in Wiltshire; deposition and landscape practices beyond monuments
BioAnth Seminar Series Mar 15, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
Emma Pomeroy, (Liverpool John Moores University) - An ancient origin for contemporary chronic disease risk in South Asia?
Von Hügel Lecture 2017 Mar 28, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Mill Lane Lecture Theatre 3, Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX,
Prof. Kavita Singh, (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Dehli) - Museums, Heritage, Culture: Into the Conflict Zone
Cambridge Antiquarian Society Apr 03, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Law Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site,
Tony Kirby - Losing track: transport in Cambridgeshire, 1900-2016
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group Apr 05, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Paul Spoerry, (Regional Manager of Oxford Archaeology East and CAFG President) - Medieval Fenland Salterns: Recent investigations
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Apr 24, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Giles Tillotson, (Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur) - Recent developments at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur
MAA Lunchtime Seminar Apr 25, 2017 from 01:10 PM to 02:00 PM Babington Seminar Room, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Site,
Jody Joy, (University of Cambridge) - MAA collections focus on: 'Reflections on the mirror from Great Chesterford'
Mongolian and Inner Asia Studies Unit Apr 26, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RF,
Tinley Namgyal, (Independent Researcher, Tibet Autonomous Region) - The revival of a Milarepa shrine in Tibet: A first hand account
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit May 02, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Charlotte Bruckermann, (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology) - The Mistress of the Hearth: Female mobility, domestic divinities, and reproductive power in North Central China
BioAnth Seminar Series May 03, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM BioAnth Lecture Theatre, Room 41, Division of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QG,
Heather Bonney, (Natural History Museum) - Putting heads together: Origins of skulls recovered from the River Thames
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

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