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