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Christmas Seminar

¬† 7th December, Christmas Lecture ¬† Dr. William Davies ¬† CAHO, Southampton ¬† “Fifty shades of mobility and behavioural modernity: the ties that bind” ¬†I shall explore the potential effects of individual and group mobility on the transmission of ideas.¬† How are innovations transmitted in these situations, and what implication does this mobility have for the manifestation of traits of ‚Äúbehavioural modernity‚ÄĚ (art, personal ornament, music, etc. 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 →

CAHO Seminars 2012/13

Welcome to the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins (CAHO) seminar blog. This page will display all the information you need to know for this year’s seminar series starting on the 26th October 2012.¬† The¬†seminars are¬†40 minutes long from 5pm every other Friday and culminate in a discussion session and wine reception.¬† Each seminar takes place¬†in the Wymer Lab, Archaeology Building (65A), University of Southampton, Avenue Campus. Continue reading →