School of History, Classics & Archaeology

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 on Mondays, 1-2pm via Blackboard Collaborate unless otherwise stated. Everyone is warmly welcome.

Semester 2 2021/22

Date Speaker Title Join session
Mon 7 Mar Dr Sophie Newman (University of Edinburgh)

'Guarded treasures': Bioarchaeological and historical perspectives on child health, care, and loss in families from mid-18th to 19th century London'

Mon 14 Mar

Katharine Steinke (University of Edinburgh)

Monique De Pace (University of Edinburgh)

Work in progress session (short talks)

‘Integrating zooarchaeology into globalization theory: a case study on early Roman contact at the Late Iron Age port site of East Wear Cliff, Kent, England’

‘On the Periphery of Empires: Diet and Cultural Change at Mesambria, Bulgaria from Classical Greece to the Ottoman Conquest’

Mon 4 Apr

Miguel Ángel Moreno (Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana I Evolució Social (IPHES) and University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)

'The collective burial of Roc de les Orenetes (Girona, Spain): The dead of the high mountains' Join
Mon 11 Apr

Dr Barra O’Donnabhain (University College Cork)

Stephanie Robin (University College Cork)

‘Chokehold on freedom: Archaeology, incarceration, and the ideology of whiteness’

The bioarchaeology of Early Bronze Age Ireland: Health, disease, and trauma’

Mon 9 May Dr Sarah Pederzani (AMBiLab, University of La Laguna, Tenerife) 'Palaeoclimatology on the scale of human behaviour - stable isotope approaches to site-specific climatic reconstruction' Join
Mon 16 May Alain Queffelec (PCI Archaeology; CNRS/Université de Bordeaux) 'Peer Community In Archaeology - A community for Open and Free peer-review of preprints' Join

Semester 1 2021/22

Date Speaker Topic Join session
Monday 11 Oct Piers Mitchell (University of Cambridge)

‘Ancient Parasites and One Health Archaeology’

Monday 25 Oct  

Work in progress session


Monday 8 Nov

Magdalena Haller (Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, Kiel University)

‘Between Plague and Paratyphoid Fever - the Hanseatic City of Lübeck in the 14th Century’



Monday 22 Nov


Work in progress session



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.

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