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 an informal gathering in a local pub.
Time and location
Unless otherwise stated, the seminars begin at 18.00 on Thursdays in the Meadows Lecture Theatre, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place.
|Thursday 25 Jan||
Clara Filet (Université de Paris)
'Cities on the rise: The emergence of a urban system in La Tène Europe (4th-1st cent. BC)'
|Thursday 8 Feb||
Felicia Fricke (University of Leiden)
|'The lifeways of enslaved people in the Dutch Caribbean: Evidence from material culture, human remains and oral history’|
|Thursday 15 Feb||
Guilio Lucarini 9University of Cambridge)
|‘The Saharan cultural heritage before and after the Arab Spring: Case study of the Egyptian Western Desert’|
|Thursday 22 Feb||
Jessica Hendy (Max Planck Institute)
|Thursday 1 Mar||
Janet Montgomery (Durham University)
|CANCELLED - '"Isotope Magic’" What do human strontium isotope ratios really tell us about migration?'|
|Thursday 8 Mar||
Paul Nicholson (Cardiff University)
|‘The catacombs of Anubis at North Saqqara’|
|Thursday 15 Mar||
Beatrijs de Groot (University College London)
|‘Ceramic assemblages and the Neolithisation of SE Europe; examining similarity networks and technological change’|
|Thursday 22 Mar||
Lara Gonzalez Carretero (University College London)
|‘New archaeobotanical methods for the analysis of archaeological food from Neolithic Çatalhöyük (Turkey)’|
|Thursday 29 Mar||
Caroline von Nicolai (Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich)
|‘Last hunters or first farmers? The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in the Austrian Alps’|
|Thursday 12 Apr||
Andy Jones (University of Southampton)
|‘Making a mark: Image and process in Neolithic Britain and Ireland’|
If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact the organisers.
Dr Guillaume Robin (firstname.lastname@example.org), Indi Reeve and Carlos Cáceres Puerto.
Other Archaeology seminars
You may also be interested in the regular seminars organised by our student Archaeology Society or our postgraduate Archaeology seminar series.
Archaeology postgraduate seminars
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.