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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.

Seminars will take place in person in room 4.45, in the John Percival Building. In line with university policy, we recommend that face coverings are worn throughout the seminar, unless exempt.

Past seminars

31/03/2022Dr Carmen Esposito (Cardiff University)Reconsidering the Villanovan phenomenon of pre-Roman Italy through an isotopic-based perspective
10/02/2022Dr Eric Nordgren (Cardiff University)The Craft of Conservation or Conservation as Craft: Exploring the Contribution of Making Techniques to Conservation Practice
09/12/2021Dr Roz Gillis, University of the AlgarveThe Archaeology of Milk
02/12/2021Dr Joanne Rowland (Edinburgh)Investigating social complexity in late prehistoric/early historic Egypt: the view from the Delta and Nile Valley in 2021
25/11/2021Dr Elizabeth Walker (National Museum of Wales)Untangling the archive: how museum lithic collections can enhance our understanding of life in late Glacial and early Holocene Wales
18/11/2021Dr Maria Duggan (Newcastle/British School at Athens)Analysing the Early Medieval Ceramic Assemblage from Tintagel: Connecting Britain and the Aegean
04/11/2021Professor Jane Henderson (Cardiff)The future of our past? A conservator’s perspective
21/10/2021Miranda Aldhouse-Green (Professor Emerita, Cardiff)In Conversation with Miranda Aldhouse-Green: Rethinking the Ancient Druids - Book Launch
14/10/2021Niall Sharples (Cardiff)Ten years digging on Bornais. What did we learn?
07/10/2021Emily Holt (Cardiff, Marie Curie Fellow)Seasonal streams to sacred wells: water and political consolidation in the Nuragic culture
06/05/2021Cara Jones (CiFA)People | Design | Approach: Exploring the legacy and future of Public and Community Archaeology
29/04/2021Alan Lane (Cardiff)Is there really only one Crannog south of Hadrian's Wall and East of the Irish Sea? Llangorse - a dramatic historical anomaly?
22/04/2021Amelia Pannett (Cadw)The Challenges of Protecting the Historic Environment in the 21st Century
25/03/2021Peter Guest (Barbican Research Associates)Becoming Roman in Britain: a History of the Civitas Silurum
18/03/2021Ollie Harris (Leicester)Assembling Past Worlds: Materials, Bodies and Architecture in Neolithic Britain
11/03/2021Josh Pollard (Southampton)The View from the Valley Floor: the Avebury Landscape and the Cardiff Legacy
25/02/2021Alasdair Whittle (Cardiff emeritus)The first stones: Penywyrlod and Gwernvale in their Neolithic Black Mountains context
11/02/2021Penny Bickle (York) and Dani Hofmann (Bergen)Gender, Migration and Mobility: New Perspectives on the European Neolithic


12/03/2020 Cara Jones To be confirmed
05/03/2020 Mike Pearson The Cardiff Riots of 1919: performance, archaeology and the city
20/02/2020 Will Tregaskes, Mark Lewis, Amanda Rosewarne Local Museums and Communities Panel
13/02/2020 Denise Allen Archaeological Tourism: the pros, cons, highs, and lows
06/02/2020 Emily Gal Archaeology and community in Scottish islands: challenges and opportunities
30/01/2020 Ffion Reynolds Making Space: Engaging with Communities through Heritage, Arts, and Archaeology

World views

30/04/2020 Josh Pollard The view from the valley floor: the Avebury landscape and Cardiff’s legacy
23/04/2020Not availablePeople called Romanes, they go the house? Identities in a changing world: new research at the Romano-British 'small town' of Durobrivae (Water Newton)
26/03/2020 Ollie Harris Archaeology and the Creation of Pasts
19/03/2020 Penny Bickle and Daniela Hofmann Gender, migration and mobility: new perspectives for the Neolithic