Graduate School

One Health Archaeology seminars

The One Health Archaeology Research Group offers a seminar series, to which all are welcome.

Time and location

The events take place 1-2pm, in G.16, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4 Old Medical School, Teviot Place and everyone is warmly welcome.

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Events schedule

Semester 2 2019/20

Date Speaker Topic
Monday 2 Mar Sabine Sten (Uppsala) ‘Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis – now and then: A collaborative project between archaeologists, osteologists, geneticists and medical clinicians’
Wednesday 18 Mar Andrzej Romaniuk (Edinburgh)

CANCELLED ‘Searching for human-micromammal relationships in prehistoric Orkney’

Tuesday 31 Mar Jessica Hendy (York) CANCELLED ‘Pathogenic proteins: How ancient proteomics is revealing new insights into ancient diseases’

Wednesday 1 Apr

Lisa-Marie Shillito (Newcastle) CANCELLED ‘Non-skeletal approaches to investigating health in the archaeological record: The example of Neolithic Çatalhöyük, Turkey’
Thursday 30 April Ross Barnett (independent researcher) CANCELLED ‘The missing lynx: The past and future of Britain’s lost mammals’
Semester 1 2019/20
Date Speaker Topic

Wednesday 23 Oct

Angela Perri (Durham)

‘Transitions of zoonotic disease in prehistoric Europe’

Wednesday 30 Oct Andrew Kitchener (National Museum of Scotland)

‘Bones, teeth and gum – How museums can contribute to improving animal welfare’

Wednesday 6 Nov

Mario Carić (Zagreb)

‘Shades of bone: An overview of racist thought and its implications for biological anthropology’
Wednesday 13 Nov

Rebecca Crozier (Aberdeen)

'Friends, enemies, ancestors and demons? An archaeology of the human head' 

Further information

More on the One Health Archaeology Research Group can be found on its webpage.

It's conveners are Robin BendreyLinda Fibiger and Catriona Pickard.


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.