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The Late Epipalaeolithic in the Black Desert (Jordan)

Publication date: May 9, 2014 10:38:37 AM

Start: May 22, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology

The Late Epipalaeolithic in the Black Desert (Jordan): Recent Fieldwork in the Qa’ Shubayqa

Tobias Richter (University of Copenhagen) will give a Council for British Research in the Levant Lecture at the Institute on 22 May.

Dr Richter's lecture is entitled 'The Late Epipalaeolithic in the Black Desert (Jordan): Recent Fieldwork in the Qa’ Shubayqa' and all are welcome to attend.

Tobias Richter is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen. An Institute alumnus, Tobias' work focuses on the transition from hunting and gathering societies to the first farmers in southwest Asia, in particular the Levant and he is Director of the Younger Dryas and the Origins of Agriculture project, funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research.

The lecture will be followed by an informal reception.

Any enquiries about the event may be directed to Andrew Garrard.