Archaeology, Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Seminar, 15 March – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Archaeology, Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Seminar, 15 March – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Archaeology, Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Seminar, 15 March

  • Dr Elizabeth Carter
  • Dr Therese Harrison
  • Dr Sarah Kelloway
  • Dr Erika Welsch
  • Dr Michelle Wood

“Archaeology and cultural heritage studies at Sydney Analytical

Abstract
Last year Sydney University launched Sydney Analytical, a multidisciplinary facility offering state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation and research support. One of the main focusses of our facility is providing scientific analyses in the fields of archaeology, cultural heritage, conservation and palaeontology, with our current instrumentation encompassing a range of techniques to suit a wide variety of applications: infrared and Raman spectroscopy, X-ray fluorescence and X-ray diffraction. Many of these instruments are also available in the form portable non-destructive systems, ideally suited for studies in the field/on-site. In this presentation we provide an overview of our capabilities and range of available instrumentation, followed by a review of case studies from textiles, resin and pigments to manuscripts and ceramics.

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The Department of Archaeology hosts a lively departmental research seminar series. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Where
Seminars are held in the Woolley Common Room from 4-5pm, and are followed by drinks and discussion.
Woolley Building A22
Room 427
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2019 Seminar Series convenors:
Alix Thoeming, Katherine Woo, and Simon Wyatt-Spratt
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The Department of Archaeology is part of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI).

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Date

Mar 15 2019
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Time

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost

This event is free

Location

Old Teachers College, A22, Room 427
Room 427

Organizer

Department of Archaeology
Website
http:// sydney.edu.au/arts/archaeology

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