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Archaeology and Linguistics in the Andes

UK Phase: September 2008

 

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The UK phase is based around three main events:


Cambridge Symposium : Archaeology and Linguistics in the Andes      (i.e. the pre-Columbian period)
11th-13th September 2008 McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge [by invitation only]


London Symposium: History and Linguistics in the Andes      (i.e. the post-Columbian period)
Monday 15th Sept. 2008 Institute for the Study of the Americas, London [by invitation only]


British Museum Day of Public Lectures: The Pre-History of the Andes: Archaeology and Linguistics
Tuesday 16th Sept. 2008 Sackler Rooms, British Museum, London [free to members of the public]

 

Individual detailed programmes and descriptions are available for each of these three events by clicking on the .pdf links in the overall calendar below.

The overall calendar also includes some other events open to participants, such as tours of Sutton Hoo and the British Library.
You can also click here to download a .pdf version of the overall calendar.

Cambridge symposium

▪ Archaeology and Linguistics in the Andes

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge
download .pdfs of the detailed programme, description or list of participants.

Thursday 11th Arrival and check-in to college accommodation (from 2pm).
5.30 pm: welcome and wine reception, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
7.30 pm: informal dinner at a local 'gastro-pub'
Friday 12th 9.00 am - 5.30 pm: symposium sessions, day 1 (lunch and coffee breaks provided)
7.00 pm - c.10 pm: drinks followed by symposium dinner, Corpus Christi college
Saturday 13th 9.00 am - 5.30 pm: symposium sessions, day 2 (lunch and coffee breaks provided)
7.30 pm: informal dinner at a local restaurant
– for relevant participants:
working dinner to plan the 2009 meeting of the European Network for the Study of Andean Languages
Sunday 14th Free day, though with optional visits:
morning: walking tour of Cambridge
afternoon: minibus trip to the Anglo-Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo
Trips will end by dropping participants off in London in the early evening for check-in to hotel.
London symposium    

From the Incas to the Present: History and Linguistics in the Andes

Institute for the Study of the Americas (School of Advanced Study, University of London)
download .pdfs of the detailed programme, description or list of participants.

Monday 15th 9.00 am - 5.30 pm: symposium sessions (lunch and coffee breaks provided)
6.30 pm: reception at the Peruvian ambassador's residence
8.00 pm: informal dinner at a local restaurant
         Public            lectures day

The Prehistory of the Andes: Archaeology and Linguistics

Sacker Rooms, British Museum
download a .pdf of the detailed programme or see the webpage.

Tuesday 16th

10.00 am – 5.00 pm: a series of six lectures by leading international scholars in a range of disciplines (with lunch and coffee breaks)
5.00 pm – 6.00 pm: wine reception for symposium participants and invited guests
6.00 pm – 7.30 pm: tour of the treasures of the British Museum led by the curator of the Americas section, Dr Colin McEwan

ancillary events for extended stay participants
Wednesday 17th Free day, though with optional visits for participants to sites of interest in and around London (to be announced).
Thursday 18th morning: Expert-guided tour of British Library, Treasures and Andean collections
afternoon (tbc): planning meeting at SOAS with the administrators of the Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Programme
7.30 pm – 10.30 pm: performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Friday 19th morning: planning meeting for project publications, with a member of the Publications Committee at the British Academy
afternoon: planning meeting for the organisation of phase two events in Peru in 2009.

 


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