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CLANS Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar Series Feb 06, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room B16, Faculty of Law, West Road,
Corisande Fenwick, (UCL) - Building God's empire: Archaeology, religion and Byzantine reconquest of Africa
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Feb 06, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Chima Michael Anyadike-Danes, (University of California, Irvine) - Trucking with Time: The emergence of new Mongolian mobilities in America
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
Heritage Research Group Feb 06, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Catherine Forbes, (GML Heritage, Australia) - A tale of two cities, two earthquakes, two responses and two outcomes: Post-disaster recovery for cultural heritage in Christchurch and Kathmandu
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
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
PalMeso Seminar Series Feb 02, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Eleanor Scerri, (University of Oxford) - Did our species evolve in subdivided populations across Africa and why does it matter?
George Pitt Rivers Seminar Series Feb 02, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Tom Booth, (Natural History Museum) - Just remember that death is not the end: Radiocarbon and histological evidence for excarnation and 'curation' of human bone in Bronze Age Britain
Americas Archaeology Group Feb 01, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Philip Riris, (UCL) - Rock art and sacred landscapes of the Atures Rapids, Venezuela
Garrod Seminar Series Feb 01, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Stree,
Andrea Migliano, (UCL) - Was the Neolithic transition inevitable? An evolutionary perspective
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
Egyptian World Seminar Series Jan 31, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Kim Ryholt, (University of Copenhagen) - The Tebtunis Temple Library
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?
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Jan 31, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Eleni Stefanou, (Hellenic Open University) - Eptapyrgio, a modern prison inside a world heritage monument: Raw memories in the margins of archaeology in Greece
Heritage Research Group Jan 30, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Stree,
Johanna Zetterstrom-Sharp, (MAA, University of Cambridge) - Moral (un)certainties and colonial distances: Materiality, museums and the end of empire in British Africa
Computational and Digital Archaeology Lab Jan 30, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Anne Kandler, (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig) - Inferring processes of cultural transmission: The critical role of rare variants
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
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
African Archaeology Group Jan 29, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Pierre de Maret, (Université Libre de Bruxelles) - The God Seth Animal: Real Egyptian Chimera or True African Creature?
Medieval Archaeology Group Jan 29, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Martin Allen, (Fitzwilliam Museum) - Finding the past: Twenty years of the corpus of early medieval coin finds
PalMeso Seminar Series Jan 26, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Benjamin Utting, (University of Cambridge) - Investigating prehistoric technology at the Tràng An Landscape complex, Northern Vietnam
George Pitt Rivers Seminar Series Jan 26, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Lisa Lodwick, (Oxford University) - Cereal production in Roman Britain: Challenges and new approaches
Garrod Seminar Series Jan 25, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Mark Thomas, (University College London) - Bayesian inference of Caprini herd growth and product yields using archaeological age-at-death profiles & Modelling hunter-gatherer mobility: The fast and the fit
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
Egyptian World Seminar Series Jan 24, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Claudia Näser, (University College London) - Shalfak: Rediscovering a middle kingdom fortress in Lower Nubia
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
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Jan 24, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Toby Wilkinson, (University of Cambridge) - Open archaeology in social context: The Project Panormos Survey pilot and and reflections on research transparency
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
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
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

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McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series

Apr 25, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Aegean Archaeology Group

Apr 26, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Heritage Research Group

Apr 26, 2018

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Site

George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series

Apr 27, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

The Ancient India and Iran Trust

Apr 27, 2018

23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG

African Archaeology Group

Apr 30, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Field Archaeology: Methods and Mayhem

Apr 30, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

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An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research