School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Archaeology seminars

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 seminars are open to all.

Seminar description

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. 

Time and location

Unless otherwise stated, the seminars take place 5.30-6.30pm (unless otherwise stated) on Thursdays online.

To receive a link to join the session please email Jon Henderson to be added to the Archaeology seminar mailing list.

Event schedule

Semester 1 2021/22

Date Speaker Topic Register to receive link and password
Thursday 7 Oct

Dr Penny Bickle (University of York)

 'Conceptualising Neolithic gender: the sexual division of labour amongst early farmers'

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Thursday 14 Oct

Professor Trevor Watkins (University of Edinburgh)

The Neolithic and the Anthropocene: Changing the habits of ten thousand years’ Register
Thursday 21 Oct

Professor Alexandra Sanmark (University of the Highlands and Islands)

‘Norse waterways of Orkney’

 
Thursday 28 Oct Kenneth McElroy and Iain McLean 

‘Caithness Broch Project’

 
Thursday 4 Nov Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz (University of Edinburgh), Dr Dave Cowley (Historic Environment Scotland) and Dr Christoph Rummel (Freie Universität Berlin)

‘Landscapes of interaction at the edge of the Roman Empire: New research on the Iron Age of southwest Scotland’

 
Thursday 11 Nov

Dr Mark Jackson (Newcastle University)

TBC

 
Thursday 18 Nov Professor William Murray (University of South Florida)

'The Battle of the Egadi Islands Project'

 
Thursday 25 Nov Dr Jessica Smyth (University College Dublin)

'Passage Tomb People: Investigating the Social Drivers of Passage Tomb Construction'

 
Thursday 2 Dec Dr Arturo Rey da Silva (University of Edinburgh)

‘Preventing the world’s submerged past from looting, commercial exploitation and destruction. Cooperation, assistance and underwater archaeological practice within UNESCO's actions’

 
Thursday 9 Dec Joint lecture with ArchSoc, AOC Archaeology, CFA Archaeology and Historic Environment Scotland 

'Archaeology in the heart of Edinburgh: The Holyrood Field School session'

 

Further information

If you have any questions or would like further information, please email Jon Henderson. You can also follow Edinburgh Archaeology on Twitter.

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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.