South American Archaeology Seminar

Start: May 21, 2016 10:00 AM
End: May 21, 2016 05:00 PM

Location: Room 612, UCL Institute of Archaeology

South American artefact (British Museum Am 1947, 10.39)

The South American Archaeology Seminar, co-sponsored by the Institute for Latin American Studies, University of London, the Institute of Archaeology and Beta Analytic, will be held on 21 May.


Seminar organiser: Bill Sillar

Coffee / Registration (10.00am)
  • 10:30am: Magdalena Setlak (Complutense University of Madrid) - El pasado y el presente de los quipus andinos. Unos ejemplos de Áncash (Perú)
  • 11:10am: Dianne Scullin (Columbia University) - A Desired Moche Soundscape
  • 11.50am: Andre Carlo Colonese (University of York) - Long-term coastal adaptation in eastern South America: exploring continuity in subsistence practice in the Atlantic rainforest coast of Brazil

  • 1:40pm: Trinidad Rico (Texas A&M at Qatar) and Rodney Harrison (UCL) -   Heritage and Secrecy: the Huemul Atomic Project, Argentina
  • 2:20pm: Inge Schjellerup (National Museum of Denmark) - Inca Presence in the Chachapoya Region
  • 3.30pm: David Beresford-Jones (University of Cambridge) - Re-evaluating the Resource Potential of Lomas Fog Oasis Environments for Preceramic Hunter-Gatherers under Past ENSO Modes on the South Coast of Peru
  • 4.10pm: Kevin Lane (University of Cambridge) - Pastoralist Lowdown: A model of Prehispanic Southern lowland camelid pastoralism


Eventbrite registration requires a contribution which pays for participants' coffee, tea & lunch (£9.63, or a reduced rate of £5.41 for students)


The next South American Archaeology Seminar will take place on Saturday 3 December 2016.  If you would like to give a talk at a future seminar or for further information please e-mail Bill Sillar at b.sillar@ucl.ac.uk.


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