Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | David Nutley (Comber Consultants)

  David Nutley | Comber Consultants Submerged but not forgotten: the future of underwater pre- contact sites in Australia This presentation will discuss underwater cultural heritage site formation processes, the investigations and predictive modelling that have beenundertaken in Australia and the central importance of consultation and representation of First Nations people in significance assessment.  It will …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage | Dr Alex Mackay

  Dr Alex Mackay (University of Wollongong)  The archaeological sequence at Varsche Rivier 003 (VR003) and its implications for human behavioural evolution in Africa With its rich, long, and relatively well-resolved archaeological record, southern Africa remains a focus of research into the evolution of human behaviour through the late Pleistocene. The preferential accumulation of deep …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | Dr Mike Carson (University of Guam)

Dr Mike Carson (University of Guam) Contributions of Archaeology in Museum Exhibits, Curation, and Experience: Examples from Litekyan (Ritidian) of Guam The diverse findings of archaeology can create unique challenges for museum exhibits, curation, and rare cases of preserved sites as living museums. Considering these issues, archaeology research in Guam has been integrated with public …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | Dr Hélène Sirantoine (USYD)

  Dr Hélène Sirantoine | USYD Cartularies, cartularization, and the boundaries between medieval written genres: some thoughts inspired by the diplomatic codices of Toledo (end 12th-mid 13th century)   Abstract: The scope of inquiry devoted to cartularies, or collections of title-deeds copied into a codex, has changed profoundly in recent decades. Owing to the renewed …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | Samantha Leggett

  Samantha Leggett | University of Cambridge PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge. Samantha will be presenting on Zoom, ‘Socio-environmental Transitions in Early Medieval Europe: An Isotopic Perspective’ Food, environment and identity are intrinsically linked. Food is a reflection of the environment, and when it is transformed into cuisine it also carries cultural memory …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | Dr Peter Hobbins (Sydney) 

Dr Peter Hobbins (USYD)  The concrete remains of empire: emplacing history in coastal fortifications Abstract Abandoned coastal fortifications are a common archaeological feature that unite almost all former British colonies. Too vast to demolish and too specialised to repurpose, they remain a concrete manifestation of Britain’s massive investment in imperial defence. Emplaced in the littoral …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage | Dr Melanie Fillios

Join the Sydney Archaeology community for their Semester 2 2020 seminar series on museums, heritage, and archaeology.   Dr Melanie Fillios (UNE) Friday 06 November TBC ———————————– When Friday 6 November 2020 Where Online on Zoom Registration For more information, to sign up to our mailing list or to offer a seminar please contact: Agata …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | Dr Mark Allon (USYD)

  Dr Mark Allon (USYD) Buddhism in ancient Gāndhāra and recent discoveries of Gāndhārī Buddhist manuscripts     When Friday 30 October 2020 Where Online on Zoom Registration For more information, to sign up to our mailing list or to offer a seminar please contact: Agata Calabrese agata.calabrese@sydney.edu.au Lorraine Leung lorraine.leung@sydney.edu.au Kieran McGee kmcg2831@uni.sydney.edu.au Simon …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | Peter Jia (USYD) 

  Peter Jia (USYD)  The Bronze Age in Western Xinjiang – Archaeological studies in Tianshan areas, western China   ———————————– When Friday 13 November 2020 Where Online on Zoom Registration For more information, to sign up to our mailing list or to offer a seminar please contact: Agata Calabrese agata.calabrese@sydney.edu.au Lorraine Leung lorraine.leung@sydney.edu.au Kieran McGee …