Palimpsest Memoryscapes: Sites of Memory and Conflict in Sierra Leone
Publication date: Jun 10, 2013 01:54 PM
Start: Dec 02, 2013 04:00 PM
Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology
Paul Basu will give the penultimate seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 2 December.
Institute of Archaeology Research Seminars take place on Mondays from 4-6pm, in Room 612 of the Institute.
Term I Institute Research Seminar Series 2013-14
- 30 September: Using material culture to (re)construct personal, family and community history in the UK and Greece (Theano Moussouri & Eleni Vomvyla)
- 7 October: Written, visual and material culture: modelling administration in early Egypt (Richard Bussmann)
- 14 October: Heritage Syndromes: From the Acropolis to Jerusalem (Beverley Butler)
- 21 October: The Multi-Cultural Origins of Agricultural Villages in the Near East: Regional food processing technologies, social cooking practices and the evolution of plant domestication (Karen Wright)
- 28 October: Bronze Age burnt mounds on Bow Hill: their contribution to the debate into burnt mound technology and use (Mark Roberts)
- 11 November: Portraits and politics in classical Greece and early imperial China - an institutional approach to comparative art (Jeremy Tanner)
- 18 November: Imperial Logistics: The Making of the Terracotta Army (Marcos Martinón-Torres)
- 25 November: Community archaeology, geophysics and the Roman settlements of Hertfordshire (Kris Lockyear & Ellen Shlasko)
- 2 December: Palimpsest Memoryscapes: Sites of Memory and Conflict in Sierra Leone (Paul Basu)
- 9 December: Knossos: tracking urban dynamics over eight millennia at Europe's oldest city (Todd Whitelaw)
All welcome! Seminars will be followed by a wine reception.
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