The Archaeology research seminars take place weekly on Thursdays and are open to all.
The Archaeology seminars provide an opportunity for discussion of current research developments on a range of archaeological themes from diverse chronological and geographical areas.
The talks are open to all. Sessions are followed by a reception in the McMillan Room, William Robertson Wing.
Time and location
Unless otherwise stated, the seminars take place 5.30-6.30pm on Thursdays in the Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place.
|Thursday 26 Sept||
Manuel Fernandez-Götz (Edinburgh) and Hrvoje Potrebica (Zagreb)
'Archaeology of a First Millennium BC crossroads in the Balkans: Excavations at the Kaptol hillfort and its environment'
|Thursday 3 Oct||Maxime Brami (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)||
'Prehistory and politics: lessons from V. Gordon Childe's early career'
|Thursday 17 Oct||
Astrid Nyland (Stavanger)
|'Lithic raw material procurement practices and quarries from the Mesolithic and Neolithic/Bronze Age'|
|Thursday 24 Oct||
Alan Outram (Exeter)
|'Mitchell Prehisitoric indian village: Investigating the first farmers in the northern plain of North America'|
|Thursday 31 Oct||
Oliver Harris (Leicester)
'Assembling past worlds: Neolithic Britain and the challenge of contemporary theory'
|Thursday 14 Nov||
Jonny Geber (Edinburgh)
'Harvested bodies: Anatomisation of adolescent suicides in nineteenth-century Scania, Sweden'
|Thursday 21 Nov||
Andrew Bevan (UCL)
'From Pandora’s pithos to Egil’s stockfish. A quick but comparative archaeology of European and Mediterranean food storage practices'
NB Will now take place in G.16, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place
|Thursday 28 Nov||
Diane Bolger (Edinburgh)
CANCELLED - 'Figurine makers of prehistoric Cyprus: Final results of the 2001-2011 excavations at Souskiou Laona'
If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact the organisers.
Other Archaeology seminars
You may also be interested in the regular seminars on Mediterranean Archaeology and those organised by our student Archaeology Society.
Find out what else is on
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.