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Department of Archaeology

Friday, 11 March, 2022 - 10:00 to 16:00
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In honour of International Women's Day, this live event will celebrate women in Bio Anth and Archaeology with a series of talks and panel discussions. We have invited women from different disciplines within Biological Anthropology and Archaeology to share with us their research and speak about their career.

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Biological Anthropology

  • Kathelijne Koops - University of Zurich (Switzerland) 
  • Katerina Harvati – University of Tübingen (Germany)
  • Marta Mirazón Lahr - University of Cambridge (UK)
  • Lauren Schroeder - University of Toronto (Canada)
  • Kimberleigh Tommy - Maropeng and Sterkfontein Official Visitor Centres & University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)


  • Heba Hashmi – Maritime Archaeology and Heritage Institute (MAHI) (Pakistan)
  • Bolaji Owoseni – University of East Anglia & Kwara State University (UK & Nigeria)
  • Alex Fitzpatrick – Independent scholar (UK)
  • Ora Marek-Martinez – Native American Cultural Center, Northern Arizona University (US)
  • Alexandra Alberda  – Manchester Museum (UK)


This event will be presented in a hybrid format: online via Zoom and in-person in the main lecture theatre at the Old Divinity School at St John's College. 

Everyone is welcome, but registration is required. Please register by clicking here

We would also like to welcome you to a reception at 5pm in the Henry Wellcome Building. Details about how to register for this will be sent following your registration for the day.



10:00 - 10:15 - Arrival and welcome (we regret that we are unable to provide tea and coffee, but you are welcome to bring your own)

10:15 - 11:30 Opening address & Research talks

11:30 - 12:30 Discussion with the panellists

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:00 Research talks

15:00 - 16:00 Discussion with the panellists & Closing address

17:00 - Reception at the Henry Wellcome Building


Organisers (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge)

  • Amélie Beaudet
  • Beatriz Marín-Aguilera
  • Lucía Nadal
  • Rebecca Roberts
  • Carmen Ting
  • Laura van Holstein 

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Rebecca Roberts
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Event location: 
Hybrid: online and in-person at the Old Divinity School, St John's College
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