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28-04-2016 14:41 by Laura Green
Dr Eleanor Scerri and Dr Heidi Eager (Cornell University) have organised an evening symposium entitled ‘Human Evolution in Structured Populations’ on the 1st of September, 2016, funded by the British Academy of Arts and Social Sciences, The Galton Institute and the Wellcome Trust. The symposium will explore the archaeological, fossil and genetic data that suggest that the emergence of our species occurred within a set of subdivided populations located across Africa, rather than within a small and isolated East African population.
Read more … Human Evolution in Structured Populations
23-02-2016 10:33 by Emma Loftus
The Wenner-Gren Symposium #153 on “Human Colonization of Asia in the Late Pleistocene” will be held March 18-24, 2016, at Tivoli Palacio de Seteais in Sintra, Portugal. The conference is organized by Christopher Bae (University of Hawai’i at Manoa), and Michael Petraglia and Katerina Douka, both of the University of Oxford. Click here
for Symposium details.
Read more … Human Colonization of Asia in the Late Pleistocene
22-01-2016 15:07 by Michaela Ecker
Registration for the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford (GAO) conference is now open. The conference will run 12th-13th March, 2016, in Oxford and will focus on the multidimensional ways in which humans have interacted with their natural environment in prehistoric and historic times.
The deadline for registration is 12th February, 2016. Please submit the registration form below to email@example.com. For additional information, including the provisional schedule, please visit http://www.arch.ox.ac.uk/gao-conferences.html
Read more … GAO 2016 Graduate Conference Registration Open
11-01-2016 13:43 by Michaela Ecker
Dr Wendy Morrison has been awarded £9,100 from Historic England for a joint 3 month project with Cotswold Archaeology. Master of all we survey: towards GIS synthesis of large scale development-led geophysics will explore the potential for collating and utilising results from a multiplicity of individual geophysical surveys across England.
Read more … Award for joint project with Cotswold Archaeology
04-12-2015 09:45 by Administrator
In the summer of 1955, the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, more affectionately known as “the Lab” came into being. This was the result of the meeting of two minds – Lord Cherwell, Professor of Experimental Philosophy in the Clarendon Laboratory, and Professor Christopher Hawkes, the University’s first Professor of European Archaeology, along with the energy, enthusiasm and dedication of Teddy Hall, supported at first by Stuart Young and then by Martin Aitken.
Read more … RLAHA celebrates its 60th Anniversary
06-11-2015 14:00 by Michaela Ecker
Survey and excavation at Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari led by Gary Lock and John Pouncett is contributing to an evolving regional approach to understanding the Later Prehistoric settlement record of North Wales. Ongoing work at Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari - one of a series of hillforts currently being investigated on the Clwydian Range - is featured in the November/December 2015 issue of Archaeology magazine.
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28-10-2015 09:41 by Michaela Ecker
Graduate Archaeology at Oxford is welcoming submissions for papers to be presented at the annual conference in Oxford, 12th-13th March 2016. This conference will focus on the multidimensional ways in which humans have interacted with their natural environment in prehistoric and historic times.
Read more … Graduate Archaeology at Oxford (GAO) 2016 Conference