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Research seminars take place in the John Wymer Lab, Building 65a, Avenue Campus on Thursday's at 16:00 unless otherwise noted.

All university staff, students and members of the public are warmly invited. If you are interested in attending any of the talks below, please contact Olivia Britter for the Archaeology Departmental Seminar Series (ADSS) speakers and Rebecca Ferreira for the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins (CAHO) speakers. Proposals for future seminar speakers are very welcome.


 Spring Term 2022

17th February Wymer Lab 16:00 ADSS  Prof. Duncan Garrow Grave Goods: Objects and Death in Later Prehistoric Britain
 3rd March  Wymer Lab 16:00 ADSS  Dr. Allison Mickel  How to See and Shift Power in Archaeological Labour
 17th March  Online (Teams) 20:00 ADSS  Dr. Hans Van Tilburg

UCH in the Asia Pacific Region: Towards a better understanding of the underwater cultural heritage resource and management

26th April

Wymer Lab 16:00 ADSS Prof. Tristan Carter

The Colonization of the Aegean Islands and the Global Origins of Seafaring

28th April Wymer Lab 16:00 CAHO Alexandra De Almeida Pestana Barroso (University of Southampton)


 5th May  Wymer Lab 17:00 ADSS  Dr. Sophy Charlton Investigating Neolithic milk consumption using proteomics
 12th May Wymer Lab 16:00 CAHO  Dr Chantal Conneller (University of Newcastle)  TBC
 19th May  Wymer Lab 16:00 ADSS  Dr. Gemma Tully  Community Archaeology
10th June   Wymer Lab 16:00 ADSS  Dr. Jay Ingate A Foundation Myth for Your Tap Water: exploring the connections between Roman beliefs and our modern water supply
9th June Wymer Lab 18:00 CAHO Dr Ceri Shipton (University College London) The emergence of recursive narrative at the Acheulean to Middle Palaeolithic transition
 16th June  Wymer Lab 16:00 ADSS  Dr. Fiona Coward  The Epipaleolithic Near-east
23rd June Wymer Lab 18:00 CAHO Kimberleigh Tommy (University of Witwatersrand)  The Cradle of More Than Humankind: Perspectives on Palaeosciences in South Africa


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