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Past Events

Garrod Research Seminars Feb 21, 2019 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street,
Corinne Hofman (Leiden University) - Deeply rooted: archaeology and legacy of the indigenous Caribbean
Aegean Archaeology Group Feb 21, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, North Building, Downing Street,
Discussion: Aegean Archaeology since 'The Emergence ...' - what have we actually learned?
Department of Archaeology Open Day for Prospective Undergraduates Feb 21, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research,
Egyptian World Seminar Series Feb 20, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Joanne Rowland (University of Edinburgh) - Contextualising the 'Wadi el-Gamal' within the Neolithic of Merimde Beni Salama (Nile Delta)
Biological Anthropology Seminar Series Feb 20, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, LCHES, Fitzwilliam Street,
David Meltzer (Southern Methodist University) - North American Late Pleistocene mammalian extinctions: was it murder or climatic mayhem?
Professional Development Series Feb 20, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Laure Bonner (University of Cambridge) - Presenting Your Research to the Media: Advice and Support
Ancient Near East Seminar Series Feb 19, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Nèle Ziegler (CNRS) - A sick boy in Aleppo
Computational & Digital Archaeology Laboratory Seminar Series Feb 19, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street,
Chiara Bonacchi (University of Stirling) - The role of the past in social media populism: from Brexit to Trumpism
D Caucus Seminar Feb 19, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics,
David Mattingly (University of Leicester) - From Garamantes to Gaetuli, peoples of the ancient Sahara in Libya and Morocco
Later European Prehistory Group Feb 18, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Rachel Crellin (University of Leicester) - Becoming Metallic: mapping the emergence of metals at the start of the British and Irish Bronze Age
Medieval Archaeology Group Feb 18, 2019 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kate Mees, (University of Durham) - Mortuary Topography and Social Change in Early Medieval North-West Europe
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Seminar Series Feb 15, 2019 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Marc Gener-Moret (University of Cambridge) - Iron, fire, steel and rust. Ferrous technology in pre-Roman Iberia: framing the problem
Garrod Research Seminars Feb 14, 2019 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Joakim Goldhahn (Linnaeus University, Sweden) - The life and legacy of known rock art painters in Western Arnhem Land
Heritage Research Group Feb 14, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Charlotte Joy (Goldsmiths, University of London) - Cosmopolitan Ethics and Heritage Justice: from the International Criminal Court to the Museum
Biological Anthropology Seminar Series Feb 13, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, LCHES, Fitzwilliam Street,
Erik Gjesfjeld (University of Cambridge) - New approaches to modeling technological evolution
Professional Development Series Feb 13, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Catherine Alexander (University of Cambridge Career Services) - Preparing for an interview
CLANS (Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar Series) Feb 12, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room B16, David Williams Building, Faculty of Law,
Sean Leatherbury (University of Oxford) - Walking on the Bible: Old and New Testament Floor Mosaics in Late Antique Churches and Synagogues
Computational & Digital Archaeology Laboratory Seminar Series Feb 12, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street,
Jessie Woodbridge (University of Exeter) - Changing the face of the Mediterranean: land cover and population since the advent of farming
D Caucus Seminar Feb 12, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics,
Ioanna Moutafi (University of Cambridge) - Bones and social dynamics in Mycenaean Achaea: the Late Helladic cemetery of Voudeni
Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit Feb 12, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit, Seminar Room, Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Joe Ellis, (University of Cambridge) - The Conflict in Exemplars: Mythic-Histories, 'Ethnicities' and Affines in Khovd Aimag, Mongolia
Rainbow Pilgrims Exhibition Feb 09, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 04:30 PM South Lecture Room, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology,
PalMeso Seminar Series Feb 08, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Emma Pomeroy (University of Cambridge) - New Neanderthal discoveries from Shanidar Cave
Human-Animal Relations Reading Group Feb 08, 2019 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM North Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology,
Animals as symbols
Aegean Archaeology Group Feb 07, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Anastasia Christophilopoulou (Fitzwilliam Museum) - Revisiting the Archaic Terracotta Fragments from Salamis; or how to reconcile 19th century excavation practices with 21st century museum practices
Cambridge Archaeological Field Group Feb 06, 2019 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room,
Paul Lane (University of Cambridge) - Desirable Teeth - Archaeological Perspectives on the Nineteenth Century Trade in East African Elephant Ivory
Egyptian World Seminar Series Feb 06, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kara Cooney (UCLA) - Title tbc: 18th/19th Dynasty coffins from the Royal Cache
Biological Anthropology Seminar Series Feb 06, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, LCHES, Fitzwilliam Street,
Anne Stone (Arizona State University) - Tracking a killer: using ancient DNA to understand the evolutionary history of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Professional Development Series Feb 06, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
James Barrett (University of Cambridge) - Choosing Publishing Options as an Early Career Researcher
Ancient Near East Seminar Series Feb 05, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kevin Kay (University of Cambridge) - Who does a house hold? Social structure, house biography and the question of history at Neolithic Çatalhöyük
Computational & Digital Archaeology Laboratory Seminar Series Feb 05, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street,
Andreas Angourakis (University of Cambridge) - Agent-based modelling in archaeology: Why do it, how to do it, and what to expect

Upcoming events

PalMeso Seminar Series

Feb 22, 2019

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Texture and temporality - identifying routine in the Must Farm pile-dwelling settlement assemblage

Feb 25, 2019

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

PalMeso Seminar Series

Feb 25, 2019

Seminar Room, LCHES, Fitzwilliam Street

Field Archaeology: Methods and Mayhem

Feb 25, 2019

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Queer(y)ing the Past: An Afternoon of Alternative Archaeology - with wine!

Feb 26, 2019

Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street

Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit

Feb 26, 2019

Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit, Seminar Room, Mond Building, Free School Lane

Computational & Digital Archaeology Laboratory Seminar Series

Feb 26, 2019

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research