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D Caucus Seminar May 08, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
Rose Ferraby, (Faculty of Classics) - Stone exposure: cultural geology and archaeology
Professional Development Series May 08, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street,
Dr Robert Attenborough, (University of Cambridge) - From PhD to Lecturer: Course Design and Delivery
Americas Archaeology Group May 04, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Dianne Scullin - Making Space for Sound: Multi-Media Performances at Huacas de Moche
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series May 04, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Eleanor Farber, (Oxford University) - Temporal Trends in Medieval Diet and Health at Stoke Quay, Ipswich
Aegean Archaeology Group May 03, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Discussion: Threadbare Archaeology? Interdisciplinary approaches to Aegean textiles
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group May 02, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Paddy Lambert, (OAEast) - The People of Roman Britain - Introducing the Romano-British'
Egyptian World Seminar Series May 02, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Cédric Gobeil, (Egypt Exploration Society) - Deir el-Medina revisited. The latest work and discoveries from the French archaeological mission
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series May 02, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Michael Boyd & Colin Renfrew (University of Cambridge) - Designing and implementing a paperless excavation and single database solution at Keros, Greece
Ancient Near East May 01, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Sebastiano Soldi, (Archaeological Museum of Florence) - Glazing in the West: architectural elements and glazed ceramics in the Iron Age northern Levant
CLANS Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar Series May 01, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room B16, Faculty of Law, West Road,
Carlos Machado, (University of St. Andrews) - Controlling heresy in late antique Rome: Prefects and bishops, 350-450
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit May 01, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Rebekah Plueckhahn, (University College London) - Shaping Mongolian Urbanism – Dynamic Ownership and Emerging Politico-Economic Subjectivities in Ulaanbaatar
Heritage Research Group May 01, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Margaret Comer, (PhD student, University of Cambridge) - Looking for Joseph V. Stalin: Contested Representations of Repression at the Stalin Museum in Gori, Georgia
Field Archaeology: Methods and Mayhem Apr 30, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Lawrence Billington, (Oxford Archaeology East) - title tbc
Later European Prehistory Group Apr 30, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Neil Wilkin, (British Museum) - The Great Gold Torc: The Discovery of a Middle Bronze Age Gold Belt-torc from East Cambridgeshire
African Archaeology Group Apr 30, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Peter Mitchell, (University of Oxford) - The Donkey's Tale: An Archaeological View of Donkeys in Human History
Asian Archaeology Group Apr 30, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Nathan Wright, (University of Cambridge, University of Queensland and Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology) - Elite plant consumption at Middle Bronze Age Büklükale, Kırıkkale Province, central Turkey
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Apr 27, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:45 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG,
Deepak Paramashivan, (University of Alberta) with Satvinder Sehmbey on tabla - Soulful Sarangi: an Indian classical music concert
PalMeso Seminar Series Apr 27, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Chris Standish, (University of Southampton) Neanderthals as artists: dating Palaeolithic cave paintings by uranium-series disequilibrium
George Pitt-Rivers Laboratory Series Apr 27, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Alison Macintosh, (University of Cambridge) - The influence of development, energetics, and behaviour on the mechanical competence of the female skeleton
Heritage Research Group Apr 26, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Yvonne Zivkovic, (Alice Tong Sze Research Fellow, Lucy Cavendish College) - The Question of Intangible Heritage in German Migrant Writing
Aegean Archaeology Group Apr 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Ioanna Moutafi, (University of Cambridge) - Funerary Taphonomy: A Skeleton Key to Prehistoric Aegean Burial Practices
McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series Apr 25, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
James Barrett, (University of Cambridge) - Of ivory, fish and furs: ecological globalisation in the Middle Ages?
Field Archaeology: Methods and Mayhem Mar 26, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Donald Horne, (Cambridge Archaeological Unit) - Augmented Reality: Does it have a place in commercial archaeology?
Egyptian World Seminar Series Mar 14, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Robert Gardner Room, Emmanuel College ,
Nicholas Postgate, (University of Cambridge) - Why I am not an Egyptologist
BioAnth Seminar Series Mar 14, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building,
Laetitia Marechal , (University of Lincoln) - Primate tourism: opportunities and challenges
D Caucus Seminar Mar 13, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
POSTPONED_Naomi Sykes, (University of Exeter) - Animal invasions: the bio-cultural impact and legacy of the Roman Empire
The Ancient India and Iran Trust Mar 09, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM 23 Brooklands Avenue, CB2 8BG,
Special event for Friends of the Trust: James Crowden, (author) - Soldier, spy, archaeologist and academic: the story of Profeesor K de B Codrington (1899-1986)
PalMeso Seminar Series Mar 09, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Graeme Barker, (University of Cambridge) - Living at the edge? Neanderthals and Modern Humans at Shanidar Cave, Iraqi Kurdistan
George Pitt Rivers Seminar Series Mar 09, 2018 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute, Downing Street,
Blandine Courel, (British Museum) - Characterisation of natural substances (resins, food residues...) in an archaeological context: the use of lipid biomarkers and isotopic studies
Thinking about Things (TAT) Reading Group Mar 09, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Material Culture Lab, Room 2.2, West Building, Downing Site,
Age: Old things

Showcasing research highlights and outreach for the academic year 2016-2017

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Ivory Identification 2018

Sep 21, 2018

Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge

African Archaeology Group

Nov 24, 2018

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

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