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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.

100 years of Archaeology and Conservation at Cardiff University

Upcoming seminars

The following seminars will be held online. For more information please contact Ciara Butler:

11/02/2021Penny Bickle (York) and Dani Hofmann (Bergen)Gender, Migration and Mobility: New Perspectives on the European Neolithic
25/02/2021Alasdair Whittle (Cardiff emeritus)The first stones: Penywyrlod and Gwernvale in their Neolithic Black Mountains context
11/03/2021Josh Pollard (Southampton)The View from the Valley Floor: the Avebury Landscape and the Cardiff Legacy
18/03/2021Ollie Harris (Leicester)Assembling Past Worlds: Materials, Bodies and Architecture in Neolithic Britain
25/03/2021Peter Guest (Barbican Research Associates)Becoming Roman in Britain: a History of the Civitas Silurum
22/04/2021Amelia Pannett (Cadw)The Challenges of Protecting the Historic Environment in the 21st Century
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?
06/05/2021Cara Jones (CiFA)People | Design | Approach: Exploring the legacy and future of Public and Community Archaeology

Past seminars


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

World views

19/03/2020 Penny Bickle and Daniela Hofmann Gender, migration and mobility: new perspectives for the Neolithic
26/03/2020 Ollie Harris Archaeology and the Creation of Pasts
23/04/2020 To be confirmed People called Romanes, they go the house? Identities in a changing world: new research at the Romano-British 'small town' of Durobrivae (Water Newton)
30/04/2020 Josh Pollard The view from the valley floor: the Avebury landscape and Cardiff’s legacy