South American Archaeology Seminar
May 10, 2014 10:00 AM
End: May 10, 2014 05:00 PM
Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology
The South American Archaeology Seminar, co-sponsored by the Institute
for Latin American Studies, University of London and the Institute of Archaeology, will
be held on 10 May.
Seminar organiser: Bill Sillar
Coffee / Registration (10.00am)
- 10:30am - Alexander Herrera (Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia) Water and territory in the Callejon de Huaylas
- 11:10am - Miguel Fuentes (UCL) Under the shadow of the Moai: The landscape of Colonialism in Rapa Nui during the period of the Exploitation Company of Easter Island (1895-1953)
- 11.50am - Sue Hamilton (UCL) Making Sense of an island world: Rapa Nui c. AD 1200-1600
- 1:30pm - David Beresford-Jones (McDonald Institute, University of Cambridge) Investigations at the Mouth of the Río Ica, Peru: A Preceramic Record of Rich Seas, Fog-Meadows, Incipient Agriculture and Shifting Shorelines
- 2:10pm - Manuel Arroyo-Kalin (UCL) and Santiago Rivas Panduro (Ministerio de Cultura, Perú) A preliminary report on recent archaeological investigations along the Napo river, western Amazonia
- 3.30pm - George Lau (University of East Anglia) The ancient Andean things called 'maquetas' and 'yupanas'
- 4.10pm - Denise Arnold (Museo Nacional de Etnografía y Folklore, and ILCA, La Paz, Bolivia) Lowland-highland transpositions: The techniques and designs of some bag straps in early Middle Horizon textiles from Moyocoya (Bolivia)
Please e-mail Bill Sillar to reserve a place at the seminar. Participants will be asked to make a contribution of £7.50 towards the cost of coffee, tea, lunch & administration on the day.
The next South American Seminar will be held on Saturday 6 December 2014. If you would like to give a talk at a future seminar or for further information please e-mail Bill Sillar.