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Department of Archaeology

 

The University's Festival of Ideas runs 14 - 27 October and Cambridge Archaeology are holding a number of free public events. Please join us! For further information see below or visit the Festival of Ideas website: http://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk/

 

Communicating and Interpreting Change: the Archaeology of Radical Religious Reform in the Ancient Egyptian Amarna Period

Dr Kate Spence

Tuesday 15 October 1:00pm - 2:00pm

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Street, CB2 3ER

 

The Fate of the Neanderthals

Dr Emma Pomeroy and Prof Graeme Barker

Thursday 17 October 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street, CB2 1QH

 

Prehistory and Archaeology Day

Saturday 19 October 10:30am - 4:00pm

Cambridge Archaeological Unit, 34A & B Storey's Way, CB3 0DT

 

Finding India's Water: How Ancient History and Cutting-Edge Technology Could Yield a Sustainable Future

Dr Adam Green and Dr Ettore Settanni

Saturday 19 October 3:00pm - 4:00pm

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Street, CB2 3ER

 

Eddington, Newall, and the Archaeology of Cambridge's Early Modern Science

Prof. Simon Schaffer and Christopher Evans 

Monday 21 October 1:00pm - 2:00pm

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Street, CB2 3ER

 

Script Death in the Ancient World

Dr Pippa Steele and Dr Philip Boyes

Thursday 24 October 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Faculty of Classics, G19, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

 

Bring Out Your Dead! Destiny and Health in the Middle Ages

**Booking required** Book here: http://bit.ly/MedievalCam 

Prof John Robb

Thursday 24 October 6:00pm - 7:30pm

St John's College Old Divinity School, All Saints Passage, CB2 1TP

 

Women at Cambridge University: Witnesses and Agents of Change

**Booking required** Book here: http://bit.ly/Garrod​ 

Dr Pamela Jane Smith

Saturday 26 October 3:30pm - 5pm

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Street, CB2 3ER