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 2014 Archaeology Seminars S1.pdf (PDF 198KB)   program.

Semester One 2014 

Date Presenter/s Topic
March 6 Jean-Jacques Decoster
Universidada Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco
Museo Machupicchu
Cultural change by invasion—the demise of the Incas by the Conquistadors
March 13 Jonathan Benjamin
Flinders University
The archaeology of submerged prehistoric landscapes: An autobiographical account
March 20 Bashar T. Baghdadi

Humanitarian work in different countries
March 27 Bill Jeffery
Flinders University
Reviving community spirit: Furthering the sustainable, historical and economic role of fish weirs and traps.

April 3 Art Durband,
Visiting Fulbright Research Fellow with Archaeology at Flinders and the SA Museum, Texas Tech University
CT scanning the Roonka skeletons
April 10 Peter Christopher
City of Adelaide Foundation
The clipper ship City of Adelaide
This week the seminar will be held in Humanities Room 133
May 8 PhD student presentations:
Julie Mushynsky
The archaeology of Japanese cave fortifications and tunnels in the Pacific
May 15 TBA  
May 22 PhD student presentations:
Adam Paterson - Flinders University

Martin Wimmer - Flinders University

Whose values count? Class, heritage and post-industrial urban renewal.

Archaeology and the social history of air raid shelters.
May 29 Lynley A. Wallis, Kelsey M. Lowe, Jacqueline Matthews, Kat Fitzsimmons,
Rachel Popelka-Filcoff, John Bennett, Claire Lenehan, Alan Watchman and Chantal Wight 
Ochre and stone artefacts at Gledswood Shelter 1 through the Pleistocene and Holocene: An update on recent research 
June 5 Simon Coote
District Council of Mount Barker 
Sounds good in theory: The interaction between planning and cultural heritage legislation and practice in South Australia and Victoria 

Convener: Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde, 08 8201 5195