Archaeology research seminars

Seminars are held during term-time on Thursdays at 4.15pm, in the Sorby Room, Wager Building, except where stated.

Archaeology Research Seminar Series:

Wednesday 4th October Professor Raymond Bradley
Title: Norse settlers in the North Atlantic: history, archaeology and paleoclimate
Affiliation: Department of Geosciences and Climate System Research Center. University of Massachusetts, USA.
 
Thursday 12th October Professor Mark Maslin
Title: The Cradle of Humanity - Why the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart
Affiliation: Department of Geography, UCL, UK.
 
Thursday 19th October Dr. Stacy Carolin
Title: Abrupt climate events during the Bronze Age: evidence from an Iranian speleothem record
Affiliation: Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UK.
 
Thursday 26th October Professor Dominik Fleitmann
Title: Droughts, societal collapse and the rise of Islam in late Antiquity Arabia
Affiliation: Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, UK
 
Thursday 2nd November Enhancement Week - no seminar
 
Thursday 9th November Prof. Ulf Büntgen
Title: Tree rings at the interface of archaeology, climatology, ecology and history
Affiliation: Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK.
 
Thursday 16th November Prof. John Haldon
Title: Landscape, climate and the survival of an empire. Some aspects of the archaeology and history of Byzantine Anatolia
Affiliation: Department of History, Princeton, University, USA.
 
Thursday 23rd November Prof. Sturt Manning
Title: The end of the Late Bronze Age in the East Mediterranean - archaeology, history, climate and connections?
Affiliation: The Department of Classics, Cornell University, USA.
 
Thursday 30th November Dr. Joy. Singarayer
Title: Climatic impacts of early farming in the Holocene
Affiliation: Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK.
 
Thursday 7th December Prof. Alistair Pike
Title: Isotopic perspectives on Neanderthal behaviour
Affiliation: Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton, UK.

For further information, contact Professor Dominik Fleitmann d.fleitmann@reading.ac.uk

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