Archaeology Seminars 2022-23

ShieldAutumn Semester Series 2022

Seminars take place on Wednesdays from 4.00-5.30pm in the Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre 222 (apart from Wednesday 30 Nov 2022: room to be confirmed). 

All seminars are livestreamed apart from the 30 Nov seminar.





21 Sept 2022

Susanna Harris

Kenny Brophy (UoG)

The Galloway Hoard; an update.
Glasgow’s Garden Festival

Michael Given

28 September 2022

Karen Hardy;

Kenny Brophy & colleagues (UoG)


From the Late Pleistocene to the mid Holocene. Archaeology of the earliest human inhabitants of Scotland's north-west;
Arran and Drumadoon;

Michael Given

5 October 2022

Rowan McLaughlin Hamilton Inst, Maynooth, Republic of Ireland, in person

Modelling and understanding cultural change through the millennia 

Nicki Whitehouse

12 October 2022

Karen Hardy, UoG

People and Plants before Agriculture

Susanna Harris

19 October 2022

Gareth Beale, Michael Given, Mónica Palmero Fernández, Tessa Poller and Eddie Stewart, UoG

Remarkably fat cattle: Shielings, Hut Circles and Creative Practice on Cochno Hill

Rachel Opitz

26 October 2022

Sadie Watson, Mola (remote)

Rethinking Value from Development-led Archaeology

Rachel Opitz

2 November 2022

Seren Griffiths, University of Manchester (in person)

Making Time in 4th and 3rd millennium Ireland and Britain

Kenny Brophy

9 November 2022

Mel Giles, University of Manchester (remote)

Bog Bodies: face to face with the past

Nicki Whitehouse

16 November 2022

Antonia Thomas, UHI
(in person)

Contemporary Art and Contemporary Archaeology

Kenny Brophy

23 November 2022

Laura McAtackney, University of Cork, Republic of Ireland (in person)

Materials and Memory: conducting contemporary archaeologies of Ireland’s Magdalen Laundries

Kenny Brophy

30 November 2022


Xiaolin Ren, Chinese Academy of Sciences (remote) 

Incipient urbanism, environmental consequences, and social resilience in the Central Plains of China

Daniel Calderbank


Castle Law reconstruction1r