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Beautiful Burials, Beautiful Skulls: The Aesthetics (and Ethics) of the Egyptian Mummy

UserDr. Christina Riggs, University of East Anglia; Discussant - Dr. Chris Wingfield, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-19:00

Archaeological Context in Motion: Egyptian Field Sites and the World's Museums, 1880-1930

UserDr. Alice Stevenson, UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology; Discussant - Ruth Horry, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:00-19:00

Physics, Anthropology and the Cultural History of Mechanics, 1870-1930

UserDr. Richard Staley, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge; Discussant - Professor Simon Schaffer, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 17:00-19:00

Skull Triangles: Flinders Petrie, Craniometry and Race

UserDr. Debbie Challis (UCL); Discussant - Dr. Kate Nichols (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 17:00-19:00

Narrating the Fall of Empires in Weimar and National Socialist Racial Ideology

UserDr. Helen Roche (University of Cambridge); Dr. Joachim Whaley (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 17:00-19:00

Of Cats, Cathedrals and Crusaders: Rethinking Approaches to ‘Heritage’ through Representations of Restoration in Cyprus

UserDr. Astrid Swenson (Brunel University); Discussant - Prof. David Abulafia (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG2 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 17:00-19:00

Empire: Displayed Peoples, Empire and Anthropology in the Metropole

UserSadiah Qureshi (University of Birmingham); Discussant - Sujit Sivasundaram (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 06 June 2013, 13:30-15:30

Excavation: Living with the Ancient Romans: Past and Present in Eighteenth-Century Encounters with Herculaneum and Pompeii

UserCharlotte Roberts (University of Cambridge); Discussant - Melissa Calaresu (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 13:30-15:30

Gender: In the Field: Relations and Relationships in the History of Archaeology

UserAmara Thornton (University College London); Discussant - Kate Nichols (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 16 May 2013, 13:30-15:30

Cultural Evolution: Interpreting the Art of the Old Stone Age and the Origins of Human Nature, 1870-1940.

UserChris Manias (University of Manchester); Discussant - Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 13:30-15:30

Objects: From the Excavation Site to Storage: Archaeological Objects in Transit.

UserMirjam Brusius (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science); Discussant - Christina Riggs (University of East Anglia).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 13:30-15:30

Gender: In the Field: Relations and Relationships in the History of Archaeology

UserAmara Thornton (UCL); Discussant - Eleanor Robson (History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge).

HouseRoom GR06/07, Faculty of English, Sidgwick Site, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 14 March 2013, 13:00-15:00

Regimentation. Proof/Discipline, and Military Influence in 19th Century Archaeology

UserChris Evans (Cambridge Archaeological Unit, University of Cambridge); Discussant - Simon Schaffer (History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 13:30-15:30

Geographies of Archaeological Knowledge: A Critical View of the Relationship between Spanish and British Archaeology in the Twentieth Century

UserProfessor Margarita Díaz-Andreu (CREA-University of Barcelona); Discussant - Dr Sheila Kohring (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 13:30-15:30

Science and Nationalism. Atapuerca, the Making of a Magic Mountain: Human-Origins-Research and National Identity in Contemporary Spain

UserOliver Hochadel (Institució Milà i Fontanals, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain); Discussant - Robert Foley (Leverhulme Professor of Human Evolution, University of Cambridge).

HouseRoom B16, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 13:30-15:30

Race: Greek Sculpture and 'Stuffed Natives' at the Crystal Palace, Sydenham. Defining the Classical Body in 1850s London

UserKate Nichols (CRASSH, University of Cambridge); Discussant - Brian Murray (CRASSH, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 13:30-15:30

What is Armchair Anthropology?

UserEfram Sera-Shriar (York University, Canada).

HouseSeminar Room SG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 29 November 2012, 13:30-15:30

Collecting Mesopotamia in Henry Wellcome's Historical Medical Museum

UserRuth Horry (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room S1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 13:30-15:30

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