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Department of Archaeology

 

The Palaeolithic-Mesolithic seminar series (PalMeso) is the longest running format of talks within the Department of Archaeology. PalMeso present talks on the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, and is open and free to anyone who is interested to come along. Talks are given by internal MPhil and PhD research students, as well as post-docs, visiting scholars and university lecturers from UK and overseas academic institutions.

Future events will be announced here.

The seminar series organisers are Anna Mika & James Clark (arm200 & jc2012)

 

Event location: 
McDonald Institute, Seminar Room / Zoom

Events In This Series For This Academic Year

Session Name Date Event speaker
Reconstructing post-marital residence with strontium isotopes in the Later Stone Age in northern Malawi Friday, 13 October, 2023 - 13:15 Professor Stanley H. Ambrose, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
New insights on the Middle Stone Age of Eastern Africa Friday, 10 November, 2023 - 16:30 Dr. Lucy Timbrell, University of Liverpool
Understanding the knapper: what can the biface manufacturing process tell us about hominin behaviour Friday, 24 November, 2023 - 16:30 Kate Anderson, University of Southampton
Neanderthal life and death in Shanidar Cave, Iraqi Kurdistan Friday, 2 February, 2024 - 17:00 Professor Graeme Barker, University of Cambridge
Ecological drivers of hunter-gatherer lithic technology from the Middle and Later Stone Age in Central Africa Monday, 5 February, 2024 - 16:00 Cecilia Padilla Iglesias, University of Zurich
Unravelling human ancestry: Exploring Palaeolithic technological shifts through laboratory experimental replication and archaeological insights Friday, 16 February, 2024 - 16:30 Dr. Joao Marreiros, Leibniz Centre for Archaeology
The broad-spectrum species: Plant resource use and processing as deep time adaptations Monday, 19 February, 2024 - 17:00 Dr. Anna Florin, Australian National University
In search of mechanisms: Ecological approaches to the evolution of hominin behaviour Friday, 23 February, 2024 - 16:30 Dr. Jonathan Reeves, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
In search of mechanisms: Ecological approaches to the evolution of hominin behaviour Friday, 23 February, 2024 - 16:30 Dr. Jonathan Reeves, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Neanderthal Legacy: Genes, cultures and archaeological sites Friday, 8 March, 2024 - 16:30 Professor Marie Soressi, Leiden University
Rock, Paper, Semantics: How aliens and origami inform our understanding of lithics and language evolution Friday, 15 March, 2024 - 16:30 Jamie Scott, University of Cambridge
TBC Wednesday, 8 May, 2024 - 17:00 Dr Patrick Roberts, Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology