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The Garrod Research Seminar Series is the Department of Archaeology’s principal seminar series of invited scholarly lectures. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

In Lent Term 2022, the theme for the Garrod seminar series is ‘The North Atlantic Highway: Materiality and Mobilities Throughout Europe, Africa and the Americas’.

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0 upcoming talks and 38 talks in the archive.

Landscape history, archaeology and storytelling

UserProf Anneli Ekblom, Uppsala Universitet and IHOPE.


ClockThursday 02 June 2022, 16:00-17:30

Historical ecology and changes in Jomon landscape practice: examples from northeastern Japan

UserProf Junko Habu, University of California.


ClockThursday 26 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

Modeling ‘The Dawn of Everything’: how simulating a complex yesterday might (or might not) help us with a complicated tomorrow

UserDr John Murphy, Northern Illinois University and Argonne National Laboratory.


ClockThursday 19 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

Low-density urbanism, risk and climate instability

UserProf Roland Fletcher, University of Sydney.


ClockThursday 05 May 2022, 12:00-13:30

Toward an acknowledgement of the invisible social metabolism of prestige-goods exchange in the Prehispanic Andes

UserProf Alf Hornborg, Lunds Universitet.


ClockThursday 28 April 2022, 16:00-17:30

Enduring Structures, Patterns of Change: ‘English’ Landscapes in the Northern Atlantic, 1000-1800CE

UserMatthew Johnson (Northwestern University).


ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 16:00-17:30

Dissonance and Convergence in the North Atlantic: Ireland and the Archaeology of European Expansion

UserAudrey Horning (College of William & Mary, Queens University Belfast).


ClockThursday 03 March 2022, 16:00-17:30

Living on Atlantic Time: Commerce and Daily Life on the Gambia River

UserLiza Gijanto (St Mary’s College of Maryland).


ClockThursday 24 February 2022, 15:00-16:30

Sociality of Merchant Capital and Archaeology of Early Modernity in Atlantic Africa

UserAkin Ogundiran (UNC Charlotte).


ClockThursday 17 February 2022, 17:00-18:30

The Presence of Absence: Interrogating and interpreting forced and free migration in the Atlantic Caribbean

UserAlissandra Cummins (Barbados Museum & Historical Society).


ClockThursday 10 February 2022, 16:00-17:30

Afro-descendants on the Move: Archaeologies of Afro-Atlantic Secondary and Reverse Diasporas

UserTheresa A. Singleton (University of Cambridge, Syracuse University).


ClockThursday 20 January 2022, 16:00-17:30

Entangled histories: Archaeology, modern politics, and heritage in Vietnam

UserNam Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


ClockThursday 25 November 2021, 16:00-17:30

From reindeer antlers to tea light candles: Multiple users at the Sámi offering places

UserTiina Äikäs, University of Oulu.


ClockThursday 18 November 2021, 16:00-17:30

It might have been like this? Experimental archaeology: Making, understanding, storytelling

UserAiden O'Sullivan, UC Dublin.


ClockThursday 11 November 2021, 16:00-17:30

Do you know who knows what you don't?: Construction of negotiated archaeological narratives

UserJimena Lobo Guerrero, MAA University of Cambridge.


ClockThursday 04 November 2021, 16:00-17:30

Historical Landmarks and national history: The case of Kazakhstan

UserArystanbek Muhamediuly, National Museum of Kazakhstan.


ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:00-17:30

Gold from the Great Steppe: new discoveries that changed the course of a regional museum

This seminar will be given in Russian, with live translation. The webinar format will be used to enable the translation function to be enabled.

UserSvetlana Nurgaziyeva, Director, East Kazakhstan Regional Museum of Local History.


ClockThursday 14 October 2021, 16:00-17:30

What the Archaeology of Decolonization Can Teach Us About the Decolonization of Archaeology

UserProf Matthew Liebmann, Harvard University.


ClockThursday 27 May 2021, 16:00-17:30

Decolonising Archaeological Practice Beyond Community Engagement: towards a theory of the future

UserProf Innocent Pikirayi, University of Pretoria.


ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 16:00-17:30

Indigenous & Archaeological Futures: Creating Equity through Community-Based Storytelling with Grand Ronde

UserDr Sara Gonzalez, University of Washington.


ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:00-17:30

Ethics of archaeology: a post-Soviet (Central Asian) experience

UserDr. Gai Jorayev, UCL.


ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 16:00-17:30

Engaging custodians of coloniality in archaeology: an African experience

UserDr Catherine Namono, Wits University.


ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:00-17:30

Towards a Kuleana Anthropology: Responsibility and Relationality in Hawai‘i and Oceania

UserDr Ty Tengan, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.


ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 16:00-17:30

Galisonian logic devices as affordances for decolonizing archaeology

UserDr Ben Marwick, University of Washington.


ClockThursday 18 February 2021, 16:00-17:30

On the Right of Refusal: Decolonizing Archaeology and Equitable Practices

UserDr Uzma Rizvi, Pratt Institute.


ClockThursday 11 February 2021, 16:00-17:30

Black Culinary Resistance in the French Caribbean during the Slavery Era

UserDr Peggy Brunache, University of Glasgow.


ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 16:00-17:30

The Society of Black Archaeologists: Envisioning a Diverse and Inclusive Discipline

UserDr Ayana Flewellen, UC Riverside.


ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:00-17:30

Of Apes and Tools: Insights into the Evolution of Technology

UserDr Kathelijne Koops, University of Cambridge.


ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

New Neanderthal discoveries at Shanidar Cave, Iraqi Kurdistan

UserDr Emma Pomeroy, University of Cambridge.


ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

Slavery, emancipation, and the quest for reparations in Antigua and Barbuda

UserDr Beatriz Marín-Aguilera, University of Cambridge.


ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:00-17:30

Africa and the discourse of inventiveness: Deep Historical and Archaeological Perspectives

UserDr Abidemi Babatunde Babalola.


ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 16:00-17:30

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