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Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium

Start: Nov 18, 2016 06:30 PM
End: Nov 19, 2016 05:00 PM

Location: UCL Institute of Archaeology

Neolithic And Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium

The 3rd Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium (NEBARSS) will be held at the Institute on 18 & 19 November.

NEBARSS is an annual symposium organised entirely by postgraduate students, to showcase innovative research by postgraduate and early career researchers.

The 3rd symposium aims to explore how archaeological research can aid our understanding of social change during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age periods (4000 – 1500 cal. BC), both in the UK and beyond.

The theme of this year’s conference; ‘anarchy in the UK?’, challenges speakers to construct alternative pasts that either diverge from, disrupt, or invert linear narratives of social evolution. Must ‘progress’ remain inextricably linked with increasing levels of hierarchical control, or does the evidence suggest a more chaotic and socially pluralistic past?

The event will begin with a key note lecture by Mike Parker Pearson followed by a wine reception.

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