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: Humanities North Theatre 2, Flinders University

Download the  Archaeology Seminars Sem2 2014 (PDF 1MB)   program.


Semester Two 2014 

Date Presenter/s Topic
7 August Toby Jones The Newport Medieval Ship (via Skype/Facetime)
14 August Bianca Petruzzelli Stable Carbon, Nitrogen and Strontium Isotopes as Indicators of Mid-Late Holocene Subsistence Patterns at the Site of Fénix-3, Valparaíso Region of Northern Chile: An Investigation of Hunter-Gatherer and Agricultural Economies
21 August Mark Staniforth Vietnam Maritime Archaeology Project
28 August Martin Polkinghorne Casting for the King: The Royal Palace Bronze Workshop of Angkor
4 September Kurt Bennett Abandoned vessel reuse on Rangitoto Island, New Zealand
11 September Mark Polzer Colonial Trade in Phoenician Spain: Evidence from the Bajo de la Campana Shipwreck
18 September Michiel Lucieer Early Light Houses of South Australia (featuring the Althorpe Island Lighthouse Station)
9 October Claire Smith Beswick Creek Cave Revisited
16 October Honours student presentations
1. Adrian Mollemans
2. Holly Winter


1. An Analysis of Aboriginal Fish Traps on Yorke Peninsula
2. Palaces of the Middle and Late Bronze Ages in the Southern Levant: Identification, Function and Significance,
23 October PhD Student Presentations
1. Cherrie de Leiuen
2. Dave Tutchener


1. Landscapes of Gender in Archaeology
2. The recent Indigenous archaeology of the Wenlock (Batavia) Goldfield, Mein telegraph station, a Native Police Camp and surrounding areas in the Cape York Peninsula Region of Queensland (via Skype/Facetime)
30 October Oona Nicholson Title to be advised.

Convener: Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde, 08 8201 5195