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Archaeology and Conservation Research Seminar Series

Cardiff University's Archaeology and Conservation Research Seminar Series features experts from across the UK.

All of our seminars are free, open to all and take place on Thursdays at 17:10 in the University's John Percival Building (Lecture Theatre 2.03, second floor). There is no need to book.

Upcoming seminars - Spring semester

DateSpeakerTitle
07/02/2019Nelleke Ijssennagger (National Trust Cornwall)Frisia in the Viking Age. An interdisciplinary approach to a liminal coastal area and its North Sea connections
14/02/2019Dan Lawrence (Durham University)Climate, Settlement and Society: A long view on emergent complexity in the Ancient Near East
21/02/2019Alasdair Whittle (Cardiff University)The times of their lives: histories for the European Neolithic
28/02/2019Jody Joy (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge)Shining new light on an Old Treasure: The Iron Age hoards from Snettisham, Norfolk
07/03/2019Reading Week – no seminar 
14/03/2019Zena Kamash (Royal Holloway University of London)Post-conflict reconstruction in the Middle East
21/03/2019Melanie Giles (University of Manchester)Bog Bodies: the case of Worsley Man
28/03/2019Society of Antiquaries of London meeting – no seminar to avoid a clash 
04/04/2019Cat Jarman (Bristol)Viking Age Repton: Beyond the winter camp
11/04/2019Janet Berry (Church of England)Canary in the Cage: Conservation of Church Heritage

Past seminars

DateSpeakerTitle
11/10/2018Scott Williams (Cardiff University)From bits of paper to bytes of data - reconstructing the funerary necropolis at North Saqqara
18/10/2018Alex Mullen (University of Nottingham)Being bilingual in the north-western Roman provinces
25/10/2018Dianne Scullin (Columbia University)Making Space for Sound: Moche Multi-Media Performance at Huacas de Moche
01/11/2018Sophie Moore (Cardiff University)A Phenomenology of Byzantine Song
08/11/2018Reading Week – no seminar 
15/11/2018Will Davies (Cadw)Newport Castle revisited
22/11/2018Maaike Groot (University of Sheffield)Management and mobility of cattle in the Iron Age and Roman Netherlands
29/11/2018Janet Berry (Church of England)Canary in the Cage: Conservation of Church Heritage
06/12/2018Dr Karl Harrison (Alecto Forensic Services Ltd)Fire Alarums: the challenges of structural burning in the archaeological record
13/12/2018Finola O’Carroll (Blackfriary Archaeology Field School)The Blackfriary finds and their contexts
31/01/2019Tamar Hodos (Bristol University)Globalising the Mediterranean Iron Age