Archaeology Research Seminars 2023-24

  • Time: Wednesdays 16:00-17:30
  • Place: in the new Adam Smith Business School and Postgraduate Hub, room 281 (next to the ARC building)
  • Livestream link
  • Social: After the seminar, all are welcome to join an informal gathering at The Curlers Rest, 256-260 Byres Road Hillhead, Glasgow, G12 8SH

Semester 2 seminars, 2023-24

All seminars from 4pm-5.30pm in the new Adam Smith Business School and Postgraduate Hub, room 281 (next to the ARC building).
Livestream link

Wednesday 17 January 2024
Prof Graeme Warren, University College Dublin
Chair: Dr Nyree Finlay
The Mesolithic of the Cairngorms?
(sorry, this seminar was not recorded)

Wednesday 24 January 2024
Dr Jim Leary, University of York
Chair: Dr Kenny Brophy
Footmarks: A Journey into our restless past

Wednesday 31 January 2024
Dr Cynthia Larbey, UoG
Chair: Prof Karen Hardy
The Power of Plants: The origins of the human carbohydrate diet

Wednesday 7 February 2024
Dr Kenny Brophy
Chair: Prof Steve Driscoll
8000 years before Dunning – revisiting the 2012-2017 phase 2 SERF excavations

Wednesday 21 February 2024
Prof Kate Britton, University of Aberdeen
Chair: Prof Nicki Whitehouse
PALaEoScot: Archaeo-ecological approaches to Scotland’s Elusive Pleistocene Past

Wednesday 28 February 2024
Dr Anwen Cooper, Oxford Archaeology
Chair: Dr Kenny Brophy
Rewilding’ later prehistory: Archaeological wildlife and its role in contemporary nature recovery

Wednesday 6 March 2024
Prof Shadreck Chirikure
Chair: Dr Susanna Harris
How archaeological science can address global challenges

Thursday 14 March 2024
Professor Tony Brown
Please note different in person location: Joseph Black Building, room A504

18-21 March 2024
Dalrymple Lectures 2023-24

Wednesday 27 March 2024
Gabriele Giacosa (University of Bologna and University of Glasgow)
Imperial reflections: studying the impact of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Levant through material culture.

Tuesday 30 April 2024
Dr Gretel Boswijk (School of Environment Te Kura Mātai Taiao, University of Auckland Waipapa Taumata Rau, Aotearoa New Zealand)
The potentials and challenges of dendroarchaeology in Aotearoa New Zealand
in the Conference Room (320), Molema Building - this seminar will not be livestreamed

Other events:

Semester 1 seminars, 2023-24

Recording of semester 1 seminars

Wednesday 20 September 2023
Fieldwork Discoveries by Glasgow Archaeology 2023.
Claudia Glatz, Daniel Calderbank and Francesca Chelazzi; Kenny Brophy and Nicki Whitehouse, University of Glasgow
Chair Susanna Harris 

Wednesday 27 September 2023  CANCELLED DUE TO STRIKE ACTION
The Power of Plants: The origins of the human carbohydrate diet.
Cynthia Larbey, University of Glasgow
Chair Karen Hardy 

Wednesday 4 October 2023
(with formal welcome to new PGRs)
Archaeological Research of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone & the impact of the war in Ukraine on Scientific and Rescue Excavations Alla Kurzenkova, University of Glasgow
Chair Stephen Harrison

Wednesday 11 October 2023
The Enigmatic Roman Annexe: An Approach to Characterising the Defended Spaces.
Kathleen Clifford, University of Glasgow
Chair Susanna Harris

Wednesday 18 October 2023
(Un)Shrouding the evidence. Uncovering textile-related gestures in burial practices of ancient Sudan.
Elsa Yvanze, University of Copenhagen

Wednesday 25 October 2023
Reading Week: no seminar

Wednesday 1 November 2023 - CANCELLED

Wednesday 8 November 2023
Hiding and finding in Glencoe: creative celebrations of the local past, coffin roads, and a 17th-century house and coin hoard
Gareth Beale, Michael Given, Lizzie Robertson, Nicole Smith, Eddie Stewart (plus students TBC), University of Glasgow
Chair Susanna Harris

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