Monday, 13 January 2014

Seminar series for semester 2, 2013-2014

Here is the programme for the upcoming seminar series for the second semester of the year ! A huge thank you to Steve Davis for organising it.

All seminars (unless otherwise advertised) are held on
Thursdays at 5:30 pm inRoom A109, Newman Building, UCD

   All welcome

For further information contact: or

  • Thursday 23rd January, 2014

Dr James Barrett, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge

“Clontarf, Orkney and the Power of Piracy in the Late Viking Age”

This seminar had to be cancelled and will be re-scheduled.
Instead, the seminar will be given by

Dr Amanda Kelly, UCD School of Classics

"Roman bathing and its legacy on Crete"

  • Thursday 6th February, 2014

Prof. Alex Bentley, University of Bristol

"Land Use and Community Differentiation in the European Neolithic: Isotopic Evidence"

  • Thursday 20th February, 2014

Prof. Robert van der Noort, University of Exeter

"Trials and tribulations of building Morgawr, a Bronze Age-type sewn-plank boat”

  • Thursday 27th February, 2014

Prof. Dorian Fuller, University College London

"Comparing pathways to agriculture: current evidence on crop domestication rates and contexts from across Asia"

  • Thursday 6th March, 2014

Cóilin O’Drisceol, Kilkenny Archaeology

"The Cathedral Close of St. Canice's, Kilkenny"

**** Mid-Term Break ****

  • Wednesday 26th March, 2014

Prof. Annelou van Gijn, University of Leiden
"Itineraries of Neolithic jet and amber beads: a microscopic view"
Attention please, this seminar will take place on a Wednesday.

  •      Thursday 3rd April, 2014 

Prof. Bill Hanson, University of Glasgow

“Rome's most northerly frontier: the Antonine Wall”

Unfortunately, we had to reschedule this until next semester.

  •      Thursday 10th April 2014

Dr Andrew Gardner, University College London
“Debating theories of Roman imperialism”  

  •      Thursday 24th April 2014

Prof. Ian Ralston, University of Edinburgh

“Bourges-Avaricum, central France: a case of early but fragile urbanisation in temperate Europe?”

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