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Upcoming events


Past events

Public lecture: Violence and Rock Paintings in the precolonial history of the Cape, South Africa

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Using evidence from rock painting and skeletal evidence for violent conflict, Professor Parkington explores the clash of cultures created during the first colonisation of southern Africa.

York Research Seminar, book launch

Friday 21 October 2022

York Research Seminar presents the launch of two new books

Viking Studies Research Group

Friday 24 June 2022

Lost objects: the Viking-age reuse of Insular metalwork from northern Britain

Modelling Agricultural resilience in the historical Engaruka water-management system

Tuesday 24 May 2022

African Archaeology Group Seminar Series (Cambridge)

Ceramics discussion group

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Come along and hear Dr Richard McClary (History of Art) present on ‘Archaeology & Art History: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Medieval Ceramics from Iran’. Afterwards there will be a discussion.

Mourning and grief through time: from the Stone Age to the Victorians

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Academics from the Department of Archaeology will explore mourning and grief across ancient, medieval and modern history.

Ceramics discussion group

Friday 22 April 2022

Come along and hear Dr Gareth Perry speak about ‘Petrographic Approaches to Archaeological Ceramics,’ focusing specifically on what can be achieved using the facilities and equipment we have in the department. Afterwards there will be a discussion.

Decolonial and Anti-Racism Work in the University Context: What Does it Really Mean?

Wednesday 19 January 2022

This important discussion event is coming this Wednesday, in person and online.