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GAP Lectures and Seminars

PCC seminars  usually take place at 1pm in Room 0G 043, Archaeology Building - All welcome
EC seminars
usually take place at 1pm in Room 01-009, Elmwood Building - All welcome
SSC Seminars usually take place at 1pm  in Room 01-009, Elmwood Building - All welcome

Tue 14 Oct 2014
Dr David Ryves (Loughborough University)
Use of silicon isotopes for diatom productivity

Thur 16 Oct 2014
Rob Janaway (University of Bradford)
Forensic archaeology and forensic taphonomy
Chair: Catriona McKenzie

Tue 21 Oct 2014
Professor Alfredo Mederos Martín (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Social complexity and emerging statehood during later prehistory in southern Iberia
Chair: Dirk Brandherm

Tue 4 Nov 2014
Ros Ó’Maoldúin (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Conceptualising exchange in prehistory: case studies from Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Ireland
Chair: Dirk Brandherm--POSTPONED

Thu 6 Nov 2014
Dr Sam Roberson (Geological Survey Northern Ireland)
Structural Glaciology

Thu 13 Nov 2014
Dr Stefanie Doebler (Queen's University Belfast)
Homophobia in Europe: the inteplay between deprivation, inequality and corruption
Chair: Dr Ian Shuttleworth

Thu 20 Nov 2014
Professor Ulf Strohmayer (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Spatialising modernity, transforming modernism: the geography of abattoirs in Paris, 1806-1982
Chair: Professor Stephen Royle

Tue 25 Nov 2014
Dr Emily Murray (Queen’s University Belfast)
Digging up medieval Derry. Excavations at Bishops Street Within, 2013
Chair: Audrey Horning

Thu 4 Dec 2014
Dr Lucy Veale (University of Nottingham)
Tempestuous times: exploring the historical geography of the recording and understanding of extreme weather events in the UK, c. 1650 to the present day
Chair: Dr Oliver Dunnett

Fri 5 Dec 2014
Dr Heather Graven (Imperial College London)
The post-bomb era of radiocarbon in the global carbon cycle

Tue 9 Dec 2014
Dr Jane Kershaw (University College London)
The bullion economy of Viking England
Chair: Mark Gardiner

Thu 11 Dec 2014
Dr Stephen Livingstone (University of Sheffield) 
Reconstruction of a palaeo-subglacial lake network in Alberta, Canada

Tue 20 Jan 2014
Dr Ute Mueller (Edith Cowan University, Perth) 
Approaches to the Estimation and Simulation of Compositional Data

Thu 22 Jan 2015
Tom McNeill (Independent scholar)
Ideology and fashion in early protestant churches
Chair: Mark Gardiner

Tue 27 Jan 2015
Professor Evgeny Khodakovsky (St. Petersburg State University)
Wooden church architecture of the Russian North
Chair: Mark Gardiner

Tue 3 Feb 2015 (Room OG 006)
(joint EC/PCC Seminar, supported by the Association for Environmental Archaeology)
Professor Michael Petraglia (University of Oxford)
Out of Africa and the Greening of the Arabian Desert
Chair: Paula Reimer

Tue 10 Feb 2015
Ros Ó’Maoldúin (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Conceptualising exchange in prehistory: case studies from Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Ireland
Chair: Dirk Brandherm

Thu 12 Feb 2015
Dr Rory Flood (Queen’s University Belfast)
Environmental facies of the Lower Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta: a case study of the West Bengal Sundarbans

Tue 17 Feb 2015
Professor Keith Bennett (Queen’s University Belfast)
Down down deeper and down: interpretation of lake sediment accumulation rates

Thu 19 Feb 2015 
Dr Innes Keighren (Royal Holloway, University of London)
The plain and unvarnished truth: authorship, authority, and the search for credibility in nineteenth-century travel writing
Chair: Dr Diarmid Finnegan

Tue 24 Feb 2015
Dr Josh Pollard (University of Southampton)
Living (and making monuments) in the Avebury landscape
Chair: Dirk Brandherm

Tue 10 Mar 2015
Dr Susanne Hakenbeck (University of Cambridge)
Getting away from marauding armies: new approaches to early medieval migrations
Chair: Laura Basell

Thu 12 Mar 2015 
Professor Yasmin Saikia (Arizona State University)
Uncolonizable: Muslims in Colonial India
Chair: Dr M. Satish Kumar
*Joint seminar with ISCTSJ*

Tue 24 Mar 2015
Dr Michal Gallay and Dr Ján Kanuk (Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia)

Tue 28 April 2015
Dr Ruth Young (University of Leicester)
Historical Archaeology and Heritage in Oman
Chair: Audrey Horning

Thu 14 May 2015
Sean McKenna
Functional imaging of vegetation dynamics and their relation to climatic indicators

Tue 19 May 2015
Professor Ian Ralston (University of Edinburgh)
Complexity and fragility at Bourges-Avaricum (Cher, central France) in the decades around 500 BC (Hallstatt D3 – La Tène A)
Chair: Caroline Malone

Thu 11 June 2015
Dr Beverly Straube (James River Institute for Archaeology)
Digging up dirt on Jamestown: archaeological discoveries from England's first permanent Transatlantic colony
Chair: Audrey Horning