Composite Worlds: visual imagination in the earliest cities
Publication date: Sep 17, 2012 04:18 PM
Start: Nov 26, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology
David Wengrow will give the eighth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology
Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute
on 26 November.
Institute of Archaeology Research Seminars take place on Mondays from 4-6pm, in Room 612 of the Institute.
Term I Institute Research Seminar Series 2012/13
- 1 October: Unrolling Egyptian mummies in 19th century Britain (Gabe Moshenska)
- 8 October: Non-urban social complexity: a case study of Anglo-Saxon England (Stuart Brookes & Andrew Reynolds)
- 15 October: Innovations in visual survey techniques: infra-red recording in the investigation of the Brunels' tunnel in Rotherhithe (Stuart Laidlaw)
- 22 October: Evolving rice cultivation systems: from domestication to global warming (Dorian Fuller)
- 29 October: The Stones of Stonehenge (Mike Parker Pearson)
- 12 November: What does archaeology have to offer heritage and museum studies? (Rodney Harrison)
- 19 November: The Olduvai Geochronology Archaeology Project (OGAP): new research on the origins of the Acheulean at Olduvai (Ignacio de la Torre)
- 26 November: Composite Worlds: visual imagination in the earliest cities (David Wengrow)
- 3 December: Rapa Nui (Easter Island) - materialising island worlds (Sue Hamilton)
- 10 December: Tainted ores and the rise of metallurgy in the Balkans (Miljana Radivojević)
All welcome! Seminars will be followed by a wine reception.
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