History Honours information session

History Honours information session | Thursday September 22, 4:00-5:30pm Please join us for an interactive Zoom evening where we will go over the many opportunities offered by our History Honours program for 2023. Along with taking you through the application process you will also have the opportunity to meet next year’s seminar coordinators who will …

AAIA Classical Archaeology Seminar | Excavating Classical Sydney

Department of Archaeology, with The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens Excavating Classical Sydney Helen Nicholson (Independent Researcher) By the end of the 18th century neoclassicism was all the rage in the UK and Europe, fuelled by the discoveries at Pompeii and Herculaneum and the rise of the Grand Tour for the elite. This is reflected …

NEAF Public lecture and AGM

Dr Josef Briffa | Dr Peta Seaton AM   Pioneers of Chalcolithic Research in the Southern Levant  Teleilat Ghassul is one of the most significant Chalcolithic sites in the Levant. A stones’ throw from the north shore of the Dead Sea, Ghassul tells us about the Late Neolithic to Chalcolithic transition, along with key developments …

NEAF Saturday Seminar series: Great Archaeologists 4

Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series Professor Roland Fletcher | Vere Gordon Childe and the University of Sydney Gordon Childe is the most famous, eminent and highly regarded archaeologist of the 20th century. In the 21st century he continues to be the respected world-wide. Childe’s work had a profound impact on archaeology, which extended far …

NEAF Saturday Seminar series: Great Archaeologists 3

Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series 10.00am Dr Kate da Costa | Two extraordinary early archaeologists – Gertrude Caton Thompson and Gertrude Bell As a side-line during her extensive career in Palaeolithic Egypt, Gertrude Caton Thompson led an all-female expedition to undertake the third examination of Great Zimbabwe in 1928. Unlike earlier investigators, she was …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | ‘State of the Art: Digital Methods of Archaeology for Rock Art Research in 2021’.

‘State of the Art: Digital Methods of Archaeology for Rock Art Research in 2021’ Dr Andrea Jalandoni, a Research Fellow at the Place, Evolution, and Rock Art Heritage Unit at Griffith University (Australia) Australia is estimated to have over 100,000 rock art sites and the challenge is developing conservation management programs to protect this heritage with limited …

NEAF Saturday Seminar series: Great Archaeologists 2

Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series 10.00am Dr Kate da Costa | Two extraordinary early archaeologists – Gertrude Caton Thompson and Gertrude Bell As a side-line during her extensive career in Palaeolithic Egypt, Gertrude Caton Thompson led an all-female expedition to undertake the third examination of Great Zimbabwe in 1928. Unlike earlier investigators, she was …

NEAF Saturday Seminar series: Great Archaeologists 1

Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series 10am: Leonard Woolley: Digging up the Past at Carchemish, Ur and Alalakh | Dr Jamie Fraser | British Museum If you could re-live the life of any Middle Eastern archaeologist, then Sir Leonard Woolley would be top of the list. He cut his archaeological teeth working with T E Lawrence …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Hayley Saul

Hayley Saul | University of Western Sydney In the last two decades the ‘biomolecular turn’ in archaeology has accelerated, improving our abilities to make culinary identifications, particularly by systematically applying lipid residue analysis to pottery assemblages. These rich forms of culinary data have opened up new areas of debate, and this presentation: 1) explores what …