SEMINAR | South American Archaeology Seminar .19th May

South American Archaeology Seminar 19th May 2012. The biggest names in South American archaeology and anthropology from around the globe. Organized to bring researchers of specific areas to awareness of other cultures and histories of the continent.

PROGRAMME: 

10.00 am Coffee/ Registration

10.30 Virginia Mcrostie (Institute of Archaeology, UCL) Formative with or without agriculture? A revaluation based on isotopic and microfossil evidences from the
highlands of the Atacama Desert, Northern Chile.

11.05: Lauren Cadwallader (University of Cambridge) Corn, camelids or coastal resources? An isotopic analysis of dietary patterns from the lower Ica Valley.

11.40: Lidio M. Valdez (MacEwan University, Canada) Fortified Settlements and the Origins of Conflict in the Acari Valley, Peru.

Lunch

1.30 pm Jose Oliver (Institute of Archaeology, UCL) Ethno-Cartography in the Orinoco, Venezuela: Lessons for Archaeology

2.05: Andrés Troncoso (Universidad de Chile) & Felipe Armstrong (Institute of Archaeology, UCL) Rock Art in Inca Times: Interpreting the Production and Consumption of Petroglyphs in two regions of Chile.

Tea

3.15: Reginaldo Barcelos (Universidade do Porto, Portugal) Evidence of Gold working at the old foundry, Casa de Fundição e Intendência, Sabara, Minas Gerais, Brazil 1751-1833.

3.50: Paul Heggarty (Max Planck Institute, Leipzig) & David Beresford-Jones (University of Cambridge) with Adrian Pearce (King’s College London) A CrossDisciplinary Prehistory for the Andes: An Update on the State of the Art

We usually go for a drink at the bar of The Tavistock Hotel, on Tavistock Square, after the seminar.

Please email Bill Sillar (b.sillar@ucl.ac.uk ) to reserve a place at the seminar. You will be asked to make a contribution of £7.50 towards the cost of coffee, tea, lunch & administration on the day. Our next meeting will be on: Saturday 1st December 2012
If you would like to give a talk at a future seminar or for further information please contact Bill Sillar: b.sillar@ucl.ac.uk

Venue:
6th Floor Seminar Room
The Institute of Archaeology, UCL
34 Gordon Square,
London WC1H 0PY

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