Departmental Seminars are held on campus during semester from 3 - 5 pm every Thursday.  Staff, students and the general public are very welcome to attend any of these seminars.

First semester seminars are generally presented by staff, postgraduate students and guest speakers. Second semester seminars contain a mixture of Honours and Masters student presentations and guest speakers.

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Time: 3-5pm Thursday

Place: Social Science North - Room 236

Download the Seminar program here.   2015 Archaeology Seminars - Semester One (PDF 222KB)


March 12 Pleistocene Extinctions in Australia
A/Professor Gavin Prideaux, School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University
March 19 Forensic Anthropology: Identification of Skeletal Remains   
Teghan Lucas, PhD Student, Anatomical Sciences, University of Adelaide
March 26 MA Student Presentations:
Kylie Lower: What Do We Know about the Ngadjuri?: An Analysis of the Dynamics Involved in the Transfer, Use and Codification of Ngadjuri Knowledge
Celeste Jordan: Nunalleq: Why a Maritime Archaeologist is Digging in the Dirt
Vanessa Sullivan: Frontier Conflict along the Central-Murray River in South Australia
April 2 IKUWA, International Congress for Underwater Archaeology presentations.
Coordinator: Dr Jonathan Benjamin, Department of Archaeology, Flinders University
April 9 Social Geoarchaeology: The Marriage of Archaeological Science and Social Theory
Dr Serena Love, Archaeology, School of Social Sciences, University of Queensland
Mid-Semester Break
May 7 Surfzone-beach Morphodynamics and Preservation of Archaeological Sites on nearshore and Shelf Environments. Professor Patrick Hesp, School of the Environment, Flinders University
May 14 GIS at Flinders University, Robert Keane and Dr Pam Smith
School of the Environment  and Department of Archaeology, Flinders University
May 21 Analytical Approaches to Indigenous Australian Natural Mineral Pigments and Cultural
Interpretation. Dr Rachel Popelka-Filcoff, Forensic and Analytical Chemistry , Flinders University
May 28 PhD Student Presentations:
Kelly Wiltshire: Connection and Continuity: Reassembling Archaeology for the Past, Present and Future of Waltowa Wetland, South Australia
Cherrie de Leiuen: Landscapes of Gender in Archaeology
June 4 PhD Student Presentations:
Maddy Fowler: The Maritime Cultural Landscape of Point Pearce/Burgiyana, South Australia
Julie Mitchell: Materialising the Memory of South Sea Islander Labour in Colonial Australia

Convener: Professor Donald Pate Ph: 8201 2067