Research Seminars 2018/19

All seminars will be followed by wine, soft drinks and nibbles of miscellaneous varieties.

Star Carr: A persistent place in a changing world.  (Barry Taylor, University of Chester)

Followed by the book launch of the same volume.

31 October 2018
16.00 – 17.00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

Living with Monuments: routine life and place-making in the Avebury landscape (Josh Pollard, University of Southampton)

21 November 2018
16.00 – 17.00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

Immigration: An English Controversy, 1250-1500 (Mark Ormerod, University of York)

5 December 2018 14:00 – 15:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

Title TBC  (Andy Needham, University of York)

The seminar will be preceded by a research workshop for students, led by Dr Needham.

9 January 2019 16:00 – 17:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

Counter Culture: making sense of high resolution chronologies in the Neolithic of central Europe (Penny Bickle, University of York)

16 January 2019 16:00 – 17:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

Churchill, D-Day and the Digital Dee: virtual time travel by the riverside (Helen Southall, University of Chester).

30 January 2019 14:00 – 15:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

A Rubbish Debates? Examining animal bone deposits as manifestations of meaningful relationships in the British Mesolithic (Nick Overton, University of Manchester)

The seminar will be preceded by a research workshop for students, led by Dr Overton.

6 February 2019 16:00 – 17:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

The Emotional History of Rabies in Nineteenth-Century London, New York and Paris (Chris Pearson, University of Liverpool)

27 February 2019 14:00 – 15:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

Hunting aurochs through the white lands: butchery, behaviour and benefaction at a Late Mesolithic petryfing spring in SW England (John Lewis, University of Worcester)

13 March 2019 16:00 – 17:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

A Better Future for the World: The US, the UN and the Horn of Africa (Donna Jackson, University of Chester)

17 April 2019

14:00 – 15:00

Beswick CBE001/4&3

All seminars will be followed by wine, soft drinks and nibbles of miscellaneous varieties.