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David Wengrow gives prestigious Haecker Lectures

25 June 2013

David Wengrow

David Wengrow was recently invited to give the prestigious Annual Haecker Lectures at the University of Heidelberg.

Previous recipients of this honour include Roger Bagnall, John Baines, Paul Cartledge and Piotr Michalowski. David's topic for the 2013 Haecker Lectures was 'Archaeology, Cognition, and the Spread of Culture'.

Earlier in the week David also spoke on the topic of 'Civilisation' at Sweden's esteemed Engelsberg Seminar.

David will co-ordinate the Institute's new MA in the Archaeology of the Middle East being introduced in 2013-14 while he has also been appointed Andrew W. Mellon Project Co-ordinator in New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. Read more»