Centre for Archaeological Research Seminar Series

Contacts

Anna Florin
Centre for Archaeological Research Seminar Series

Semester 1, 2024 Schedule

The Centre for Archaeological Research (CAR) Seminar is co-convened by Anna Florin (anna.florin@anu.edu.au) and Ben Shaw (Ben.Shaw@anu.edu.au) in 2024.
 
1st March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Menzies Library, McDonald Room
 
8th March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Haydon-Allen Building, Room 2177
 
15th March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Menzies Library, McDonald Room
 
22nd March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Menzies Library, McDonald Room
 
27th March (WEDNESDAY, 2.30-4.00pm):
Science Teaching Building, Room 3.07 (Seminar Room 1)
 
3rd May (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Menzies Library, McDonald Room
 
17th May (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Menzies Library, McDonald Room
 
20th May (MONDAY, 2pm-4pm)
Sir Roland Wilson Building 2.02 Theatrette
 
24th May (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Menzies Library, McDonald Room
No events in this series are currently scheduled. Details of future events will be posted as they become available.

Past events

Understanding the appearance of ceramics on mainland New Guinea: Outline of recent research

24 May 2024

Over the last 15 years archaeological research on the north coast and inland areas of mainland New Guinea and offshore islands has produced interesting...

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Prof David Wengrow: What might an archaeology of freedom look like?

20 May 2024

What might an archaeology of freedom look like? In The Dawn of Everything, David Graeber and I describe three basic forms of human freedom: to move away, to...

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The Rite to know: Pushing for an archaeology of rituals in Central-East Polynesia

17 May 2024

The archaeology of ceremonial sites (marae) has been a focus of the discipline in Central-East Polynesia since the late 19th century. Pioneer work by K.P....

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European Travellers to Greece and the Tomb of the Athenians at Marathon

3 May 2024

This paper traces the interpretations applied to the mound or soros on the plain of Marathon from the later eighteenth century through the nineteenth century...

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Of Spriggans, Periwigians and Cornish ancient monuments: Hidden treasures in British Library Additional Manuscript 51020 of the early 18th Century

27 Mar 2024

This is a hybrid seminar co-hosted by the Centre for Archaeological Research and Centre for Early Modern Studies.   Please register if  you are attending...

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Postgraduate Student Short Talks

22 Mar 2024

In this seminar, we will be having three prostgraduate students to give short talks: Iona Claringbold: Zooarchaeology and Polynesian Ritual Sites: New...

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A Late Quaternary faunal sequence from Lachitu Cave, PNG: Advances in understanding biodiversity and human subsistence in the northern New Guinea lowlands

15 Mar 2024

The cave site of Lachitu (RIQ) on the Vanimo coast of New Guinea preserves a large faunal assemblage covering the last few centuries to ~30,000 years ago,...

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Uncovering Kuwae’s Past: recent fieldwork on Epi Island, Vanuatu

8 Mar 2024

In the fifteenth century CE, a massive volcanic eruption on the island of Kuwae reshaped the physical and social landscapes of Central Vanuatu. The disaster...

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Palaeocological insights into the causes and consequences of Late Quaternary megafauna extinction in Asia and Australia

1 Mar 2024

Palaeoecological Insights into the Causes and Consequences of Mid-Late Quaternary Megafauna Extinction in Asia and Australia Mid-Late Quaternary megafauna...

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Waitetoke and other wetland cultivation complexes from the northern offshore islands of Aotearoa New Zealand

9 Jun 2022

Waitetoke and other wetland cultivation complexes from the northern offshore islands of Aotearoa New Zealand Ahuahu (Great Mercury Island) is a small 16 km2...

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