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Cardiff Archaeology Research Seminars - autumn 2014 & spring 2015

All seminars take place in room 4.44 John Percival Building (Humanities Building) at 17:10, unless otherwise stated.

All welcome

 

Autumn Semester 2014

02 October

Ben Jervis (Cardiff University)

The Entangled Lives of Objects and Documents: Rural Material Culture in Medieval England

 

09 October

Robin Bendrey (University of Reading)

The man who stares at goats: a zooarchaeologist’s investigations into human-animal relationships at the origins of farming in the Zagros Mountains

 

16 October

Taylor Lauritsen (Cardiff University)

Choosing Sides: Laterality and Movement in Greek and Roman Houses

 

23 October

Lucy Cramp (University of Bristol)

From beeswax to bitumen: unwrapping mummification techniques in Egypt using biomolecular approaches

 

30 October

Kostas Kotsakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Paliambela Kolindros in Northern Greece and the earliest Neolithic in Greece: New evidence, new concepts

 

13 November

Vicky Crewe (Cardiff University)

Squalid, Wretched and Dangerous: Victorian Uses for Tudor Ruins

 

20 November

Jacqueline Cahill Wilson (LIARI Project)

What did the Romans ever do for us? Ireland and the Roman Empire

 

27 November

Hannah O'Regan (University of Nottingham)

Australopithecus and how many carnivores? The palaeoecology of African hominins

 

04 December

Marc Vander Linden (University College London)

For those about to farm, we salute you: recent work on the neolithisation of the western Balkans

 

11 December

TBA

 

Spring Semester 2015

To be confirmed