Centre for Archaeological Research Seminar Series

Contacts

Anna Florin
Centre for Archaeological Research Seminar Series

Semester 1, 2024 Schedule

1st March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
McDonald Room, Menzies Liberary
 
8th March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Rob Henderson (Thesis Proposal Review), ‘Uncovering Kuwae's past: recent fieldwork on Epi Island, Vanuatu’
 
15th March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Dr Loukas Koungoulos, ‘A Late Quaternary faunal sequence from Lachitu Cave, PNG: Advances in understanding biodiversity and human subsistence in the northern New Guinea lowlands’
 
22nd March (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Postgraduate student short talks – Iona Claringbold; Josh Wiltshire; Emily Nutman
 
27th March (WEDNESDAY, 2.30-3.30pm):
Prof. Matthew Spriggs, ‘Of Spriggans, Periwigians and Cornish ancient monuments: Hidden treasures in British Library Additional Manuscript 51020 of the early 18th Century’
 
3rd May (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Dr Estelle Strazdins, ‘European Travellers to Greece and the Tomb of the Athenians at Marathon’
 
17th May (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Dr Guillaume Molle, ‘The rite to know: Pushing for an archaeology of rituals in Central-East Polynesia’
 
24th May (Friday, 2.30-3.30pm):
Prof. Glenn Summerhayes, ‘Understanding the appearance of ceramics on mainland New Guinea: Outline of recent research’

Upcoming events

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

2.30–3.30pm 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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Past events

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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Intersections in Archaeological Science: Past to Future Directions

20 May 2022

Intersections in Archaeological Science: Past to Future Directions In the first part of the talk, I review some of the recent work undertaken by the...

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Talepakemalai Lapita and Its Transformations in the Mussau Islands of Near Oceania

22 Apr 2022

In this presentation Patrick Kirch will present the highlights from his most recent book, Talepakemalai. Lapita and Its Transformations in the Mussau Islands...

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Villages and Environmental Water: using Archaeology for Conservation on the Murray River

24 Mar 2022

Aboriginal archaeology has a central role to play among the myriad government agencies and professional disciplines involved in land and water of the Murray...

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Fatal Contact: How Epidemics Nearly Wiped Out Australia’s First Peoples

22 Mar 2022

Organised in collaboration with the National Trust (ACT), Canberra Archaeological Society and the Friends of the National Library of Australia. In partnership...

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Adventus Saxonum - Material Culture, DNA and Identity in the Migration Period

24 Oct 2017

British population history has been shaped by a series of periods of immigration, including the early Anglo-Saxon migrations which are assumed to start around...

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