Peopling of the Pacific and Southeast Asia Conference

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Peopling of the Pacific and Southeast Asia Conference

Dr. Nicole Boivin will present a paper at the new Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena on the 22-23 of June, 2015.  The conference on “Integrating Inferences about our Past: New Findings and Current Issues in the Peopling of the Pacific and Southeast Asia” brings together scholars from around the […]

Presentation at Jornadas de Prehistoria Africana

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Presentation at Jornadas de Prehistoria Africana

Dr. Mary Prendergast (pictured) of St. Louis University in Madrid will present new findings relating to Sealinks Project research in eastern Africa at the Jornadas de Prehistoria Africana Conference in Burgos, Spain.  Dr. Prendergast’s paper, entitled ‘The “coastal Neolithic” revisited: new data from Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar’ is coauthored with Ceri Shipton (University of Cambridge), Nikos Kourampas (University of Edinburgh), Ruth […]

Society for American Archaeology Conference talk

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Society for American Archaeology Conference talk

Dr. Patrick Faulkner will present a paper on Sealinks Project research into early maritime activity on the eastern African coast at the annual Society for American Archaeology Conference on April 16th.  The conference paper, jointly coauthored by Alison Crowther, Mary Prendergast, Mark Horton and Nicole Boivin, will be presented in a session titled ‘Life in the […]

Australian Archaeological Association Conference Session

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Australian Archaeological Association Conference Session

Dr. Alison Crowther (pictured) and Dr. Ceri Shipton will present papers in Cairns at a session entitled ‘Recent Archaeological Research in Africa’ as part of the at the African Archaeological Association Conference, 1-3 December.  The session will be chaired by Dr. Crowther and Dr. Ben Smith. Session: Recent Archaeological Research in Africa Convenors: Alison Crowther and Benjamin […]

AARD Keynote: Sealinks Project findings in Eastern Africa

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AARD Keynote: Sealinks Project findings in Eastern Africa

Dr. Nicole Boivin, PI of the Sealinks Project, will present a keynote talk at the 11th Annual African Archaeology Research Day (AARD) Conference in Bristol, 21-22 November, 2014.  The talk will be part of a plenary session in which major European funded projects conducting archaeological research relevant to Africa will present findings.  The talk, by […]

Bern Conference: Migrations and Transfers in Prehistory

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Bern Conference: Migrations and Transfers in Prehistory

Dr. Tom Hoogervorst of the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies will present research carried out as part of the Sealinks Project at the conference on Migrations and Transfers in Prehistory: Asian and Oceanic Ethnolinguistic Phylogeography.  The conference will be held at the University of Bern, 28-30 July, 2014, and features research […]

SAfA/Pan-Af Conference: 14th Congress

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SAfA/Pan-Af Conference: 14th Congress

Dr. Mary Prendergast (Saint Louis University) and Dr. Eren Quintana Morales (Natural History Museum, Paris) will present talks relating to the Sealinks Project’s research in East Africa at the 14th Congress of the Pan-African Archaeological Association and the Society for Africanist Archaeologists meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, 14-18 July, 2014. The following talks will be […]

ACACIA Workshop: Environmental transition of the Iron Age in Africa

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ACACIA Workshop: Environmental transition of the Iron Age in Africa

Professor Michael Petraglia of the University of Oxford will present a talk by the Sealinks team at the first workshop of the ACACIA Project, which will be held at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 17-19 June, 2014.  The talk, entitled “Sealinks Project Research in East Africa: Environmental and Archaeological Datasets” is by Michael Petraglia, Alison Crowther, […]

Harvard lecture: Early biological exchange in the Indian Ocean

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Harvard lecture: Early biological exchange in the Indian Ocean

Dr. Nicole Boivin of the Sealinks Project will give a talk in the Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School.  The talk, entitled ‘Early biological exchange in the Indian Ocean: Multidisciplinary perspectives’ will take place from 1-2:30 on Tuesday 17 June, 2014.  

Exhibition: The World in the Viking Age

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Exhibition: The World in the Viking Age

The Sealinks Project is participating in a new exhibition at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, Denmark.  The World in the Viking Age Exhibition will include objects from Sealinks excavations in East Africa, including an 8th century bronze mirror fragment (shown here), thought to originate from China.  The exhibition, which will run from 10 April […]