David Wengrow awarded Distinguished Visitor Award 2019 by the University of Auckland
19 July 2019
David Wengrow (UCL Institute of Archaeology) was awarded the Distinguished Visitor Award for 2019 by the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
The University of Auckland Distinguished Visitor Award enables scholars and researchers who have made very significant contributions to their disciplines to undertake a research visit to the university and participate in its intellectual life. Awards are reserved for suitably distinguished staff of universities and internationally-recognised research establishments.
David visited Auckland in the Spring Term and gave a series of three public lectures and a number of seminars on the following themes:
- How intellectual exchange between Europe and Indigenous America shaped our world view
- Slavery and its implications in hunter-gatherer societies
- The relationship between scale and inequality in human history
- Revisiting 'seasonal variations' and their implications for how we think