Conference: Connecting Continents in the Indian Ocean World

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Conference: Connecting Continents in the Indian Ocean World

Dr. Nicole Boivin of the Sealinks Project will participate in a conference at Stanford University, March 6-7, 2014, entitled ’Connecting Continents: Setting an Agenda for a Historical Archaeology of the Indian Ocean World’. Location: Location: Stanford Archaeology Center, Building 500, 488 Escondido Mall Conference abstract: The Indian Ocean has formed an enduring connection between three continents, countless small islands […]

Conference: Becoming Urban – The Challenge of High Definition

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Conference: Becoming Urban – The Challenge of High Definition

The Sealinks Project will participate in a one-day conference at the Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters in Copenhagen, 31 March, 2014.  The conference “Becoming Urban: The Challenge of High Definition” will explore how interdisciplinary approaches can be used to study the rise of urban networks in human history.  Dr. Nicole Boivin (University of Oxford) […]

IPPA Congress Session: Maritime Silk Road

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IPPA Congress Session: Maritime Silk Road

Sealinks team members will chair a session at the 20th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, in Seam Reap (Angkor), Cambodia, to be held Sunday 12 to Saturday 18 January 2014.  Dr. Alison Crowther and Dr. Nicole Boivin are jointly organising the session, entitled “Biological, cultural and material exchange along the Maritime Silk Road.  Please contact […]

Conference: Proto-globalisation in the Indian Ocean world

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Conference: Proto-globalisation in the Indian Ocean world

November 7th to 10th, 2013, hosted by the University of Oxford and the Sealinks Project.  One hundred scholars and students from around the world will gather for 3 days of presentations and discussions covering the latest multidisciplinary research on the early Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean has emerged as a major topic of interest amongst […]

AARD Session: East Africa’s engagement with the Indian Ocean world

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Events | No Comments
AARD Session: East Africa’s engagement with the Indian Ocean world

Members of the Sealinks Project are organising a session at the African Archaeology Research Day Conference, which will take place at the Sainsbury Institute for Art at the University of East Anglia, 1-2 November, 2013.  The session, organised by Dr. Alison Crowther and Dr. Nicole Boivin, will be chaired by Professor Mark Horton. Session: East […]

From Colonisation to Globalisation: Species Movements in Human History

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From Colonisation to Globalisation: Species Movements in Human History

Ideas emerging from two European Research Council-funded projects, the Sealinks Project and the Palaeodeserts Project, have led to a spin off conference.  The conference “From Colonisation to Globalisation: Species Movements in Human History” will explore the role played by humans in moving various species around the globe from the Palaeolithic era through to historical times.  […]

Mark Horton at Maritime Networks Conference

Posted by on Nov 30, 2012 in Events | No Comments
Mark Horton at Maritime Networks Conference

Sealinks team member Professor Mark Horton will participate in a round-table discussion at the Maritime Networks and Urbanism in the Medieval World Conference, 11-12 April, 2013.  The conference will be held at the Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde, Denmark. The conference is organised jointly by the research project ENTREPOT (Aarhus University, Denmark / University of York, […]

Globalisation and the people without history

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Globalisation and the people without history

Conference Session: Society for American Archaeology, 3-7 April, 2013, Honolulu Globalisation and the people without history Session organisers: Nicole Boivin (University of Oxford) & Michael Frachetti (Washington University in St Louis) Challenges to dominant area studies paradigms and the study of bounded entities have provided a welcome new focus on processes of connectivity and interaction […]

Indian Ocean meeting at British Museum

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Events | No Comments
Indian Ocean meeting at British Museum

WUN Indian Ocean Archaeology Network, British Museum, 22-23 February, 2013. Sealinks will participate in the forthcoming World University Network Indian Ocean Archaeology Network meeting in London, to be held at the British Museum, 22-23 Feb, 2013.  Student members of the project will give presentations on their research.  The meeting is the second for the network, […]