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, Ceri Shipton, Nikos Kourampas, Mary Prendergast, Tom White, Patrick Faulkner, Patrick Roberts, Dorian Fuller, Richard Jennings and Nicole Boivin. The workshop, on “The environmental transition of the Iron Age in Africa’, is a project kick-off workshop that will bring together experts on the history of human and environmental change in Africa.
The workshop is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation through the grant ACACIA, Jed O. Kaplan, Basil Davis, and Carsten Lemmen, PIs, and the UCL Institute of Archaeology’s ComPAg project. The workshop will also support the activities of at least three current European Research Council Projects: COEVOLVE (PI Jed O. Kaplan), ComPAg (PI Dorian Fuller) and SEALINKS (PI Nicole Boivin).