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Modelling Complexity

A Fractal Flame Complexity has become a new paradigm in the hard sciences in the 90s and since then it has been slowly dripping into the social sciences and humanities. It works on the premises that many systems are complex in structure, i.e. their numerous individual parts interact with each other in a non-linear way producing phenomena which cannot be easily predicted solely on the basis of their characteristics. Continue reading →

CAHO Christmas Lecture

  Dear all, We are pleased to announce that the annual CAHO Christmas Lecture will be given by dr Penny Spikins from the University of York. In the spirit of  the festive season she will talk about: Angels or Demons?:  Can the archaeological record tell us what motivated our earliest ancestors? For more details please see the abstract below. The lecture will take place on 12 December (Thursday) 2014 at 4pm in the Wymer Lab, bld 65a, Avenue Campus. Wine and mince pies will be served. Continue reading →

First CAHO Seminar this Friday!

    The first CAHO seminar of the new academic year will be given by our own John “Mac” McNabbwho will talk about the new site that him and his team have been working on this summer. This is really exciting as it represents the first major Lower Palaeolithic site in Greece, so don’t miss out! You can read up on it here. Title:  ”Recent work on Lesvos, the Lower Palaeolithic of Greece.” Place: Wymer Lab. Time: this Friday, 25 October, at 5 p.m. Continue reading →

CAHO Seminar Series 2012-11-05 17:11:20

9th November, Wymer Lab (Archaeology Building 65a, Avenue Campus) The second CAHO seminar will be given by Professor Uzy Smilansky from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel   “Computer-based documentation and analysis of stone artefacts in 3D” This talk will review recent work carried out at the Computerized Archaeology Laboratory at the Hebrew University (Jerusalem) together with Dr Leore Grosman and others. Continue reading →