Archaeology seminars 2013
Archaeology seminars organised by postgraduate students provide an opportunity for discussion of current research developments on a range of archaeological themes from diverse chronological and geographical areas.
Unless otherwise specified, seminars will take place on Thursdays, at 5pm, in Teviot Lecture Theatre, School of History, Classics and Archaeology.
Sessions will normally be followed by an informal gathering in a local pub.
|16 Jan||Urbanization, Trade and Growing Social Complexity on the Lebanese Coast in the Bronze Age: New Results from Tell Fadous-Kfarabida||Hermann Genz (American University of Beirut)|
|23 Jan||Roman marble ash monuments and grave altars: typology, provenance and context||Fiona Mowat (University of Edinburgh)|
|30 Jan||Reconstructing Mesolithic Burials: examining the changes of mortuary practices in Europe||Anna Evatt (University of Edinburgh)|
|13 Feb||Fragmenting bodies, constructing traditions: a study on Dutch cremation burials||Simone Lemmers (University of Durham)|
|27 Feb||Cyclades in the Roman Empire: Trade, Tourism & Exile||Rebecca Sweetman (University of St.Andrews)|
|6 Mar||Ferrous Archaeometallurgy in Iron Age Britain and the Near Continent||Scott Stetkiewicz (University of Edinburgh)|
|13 Mar||Roman roads between the Walls||Graeme Erskine (University of Edinburgh)|
|27 Mar||Nothing to do with Odysseus: the archaeology of the central ionian islands||Cathy Morgan (British School of Athens)|
|26 Sept||Wood, clay and stone: defining the architecture of domestic structures in Etruria, 800-500 BC||Paul Miller (University of Edinburgh)|
|3 Oct||Elite burials in Roman period Georgia||Manana Odisheli (Centre for Archaeological Studies of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, Tbilisi)|
|10 Oct||Church building in Eastern Illyricum and the celebration of the Liturgy (Fourth-Eighth Centuries)||Ioannis Varalis (University of Volos)|
|Friday 18 Oct||Later prehistoric forts of western Scotland||Simon Wood (University of Edinburgh)||Seminar Room 1/2, Chrystal Macmillan Building|
|Friday 25 Oct||Of pots and men: Ceramics and social identity in the 3rd Millennium of Northern Scotland||Owain Mason (University of Edinburgh)||Seminar Room 1/2, Chrystal Macmillan Building|
|7 Nov||The exhibition that never came: Syria at the Royal Academy 2013||Warwick Ball|
|14 Nov||Early Christian funerary practice||Gabriela Ingle (University of Edinburgh)|
|21 Nov||Paperless Archaeology||Luke Aspland|
For questions/info please contact this year’s organisers: