Department of Archaeology

Archaeology research seminars in the Department of Classics and Archaeology

Autumn semester 2017

5-6pm, Wednesdays,
A2, Humanities Building,
University Park

All welcome. Refreshments provided. 

For further information please contact Naomi Sykes


Archaeology Seminars


Seminar programme 

Archaeology research seminars, autumn 2017
 Date Title Speaker
4 October 2017 Research Extravaganza - review of research in the department  Archaeology academics
18 October 2017 Neanderthals, Denisovans and modern humans: Unravelling the chronology of the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic of Eurasia Professor Tom Higham (University of Oxford)
1 November 2017 Diet and Lifestyle in Anglo Saxon Nottinghamshire: Revelations from the study of human teeth Anita Radini (University of York)
15 November 2017 The value of archaeological approaches in post-conflict states Colin Breen (University of Ulster)
29 November 2017 Re-thinking astragali in archaeological contexts: the case-study of the sanctuary of Artemis Orthia at Sparta Barbara Caré (University of Turin and visiting CSPS post-doc fellow)
13 December 2017 Negotiating the North: Assembly Places and Practices in the Early Medieval World Sarah Semple (Durham University)

Past seminar series

Spring 2017

1 February 2017

Skulls and houses; the development of the neolithic on the Anatolian plateau and the enticements of Catalhoyuk

Doug Baird (University of Liverpool) 

15 February 2017       

First millennium BC frontiers in central Italy

Simon Stoddart (University of Cambridge)  

22 February 2017

Encounters with disruptive substances – sini ('china') and the Jews of 12th-century Yemen

Liz Lambourn (De Montfort University) 

1 March 2017

What lies beneath? Exploring the Romano-British finds assemblage from the River Tees at Piercebridge 

Philippa Walton (University of Reading)

29 March 2017

***NB This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled next year.***

Anglo-Saxon Assembly Sites

Sarah Semple (Durham University) 

Autumn 2016

5 October 2016

Research! Quick-fire round-up of departmental research UoN Archaeology Staff – 5 minutes each, with penalties for running over 

19 October 2016

Strontium and oxygen isotope evidence for seasonal prey migrations in the European Gravettian and the origins of food storage technology Dr Alex Pryor, Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton 

2 November 2016

Aegeomania: Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology Beyond Archaeology Dr Nicoletta Momigliano, Department of Classics, University of Bristol

16 November 2016

Church, market and social life: Recent Excavations and Survey at Lenton Priory, Nottingham Dr Gareth Davies, Trent and Peak Archaeology 

23 November 2016

Transport amphorae and trade: The evidence of shipwrecks? Dr Dimitris Kourkoumelis, Greek Ministry of Culture, Athens

14 December 2016

A deep-time perspective on domestication, humans and sex Professor Greger Larson, School of Archaeology, University of Oxford
Spring 2016 

27 January 2016

Mycenaeans' palatial economy and their overseas trade with Esperia

Dr Stavros Oikonomidis

Adjunct Professor of Archaeology, Arcadia University, College for Global Studies, Glenside USA, Athens, Greece

3 February 2016

Reconstructing the pastoral use of Mediterranean caves 

Prof Giovanni Boschian

Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Pisa

10 February 2016

The classical urban space of Abdera in Thrace

Dr Mercourios Georgiadis

Teaching Associate, Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham

17 February 2016

Ritual use of plants in prehistoric Aegean 

Dr Evi Margaritis

Associate Professor, Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center, Cyprus

24 February 2016

What has Germany to offer in Archaeology 

Prof Thomas Meier

Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Vorderasiatische Archäologie, Heidelberg Center for the Environment, Heidelberg University

2 March 2016

The 'missing package': The transition to food production between the North African coast and the Sahara 

Dr Giulio Lucarini

Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow, Associate Member St Edmund's College, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

9 March 2016 

Chora and hinterland: Connectivity and landscape in the Northern Black Sea 

Dr Jane Rempel

Lecturer in Classical Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, Sheffield University

16 March 2016

The sanctuary at Keros and terrestrial and maritime networks of the Aegean Early Bronze Age


Dr Michael Boyd

Stavros S Niarchos Fellow, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

20 April 2016

Sunken Cities: Multicultural Egypt During the Late and Ptolemaic Periods

Dr Rosenow Daniela

British Museum, London

27 April 2016

The Garamantes and beyond: The Trans-Saharan Project 2011-2016 

Prof David Mattingley

School of Archaeology and Ancient History, Leicester University

4 May 2016

Textile Production and Consumption in the Mediterranean Europe 1000-500 BCE 

Dr Margarita Gleba

ERC Principal Research Associate, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

11 May 2016

Running dry? Using 13C isotopes to track water stress at the Epipalaeolithic hunter-gatherer site of Kharaneh IV in the Azraq Basin, Jordan 

Leslie Bode

PhD candidate, Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham 



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University of Nottingham
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