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Wednesday, 26 October 2011 13:47

The next London South American Archaeology Seminar will be on Saturday 10th December. At the Institute of Archaeology UCL, 34 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PY.

Everyone is welcome. But, it is important that you e-mail to confirm your participation and order your lunch. A contribution of £7.50 towards the cost of coffee, tea, lunch & administration will be required on the day.

10.00 am Coffee

10.30 Kirsten Halliday (UCL) Calculating control: Chimu textile production lines

11.05 Paloma Prieto Berggren (Stockholm Universitet)Yunga Cruz & Chunga Mayu: cross paths between the Altiplano and the Yungas forest (Bolivia)

11.40 Jago Cooper (UCL) Disaster Management in Latin America: comparative perspectives for understanding vulnerability and examining resilience


1.25 pm Matt Helmer, David Chicoine, and Hugo Ikehara (University of East Anglia) Formative Period Enclosed Lifestyles: Perspectives from Plazas and Public space at the Coastal Center of Caylán (900-200 BCE), Ancash

2.00 Rafael Corteletti (University of Exeter) A study of the Jê presence in the plateau of Santa Catarina, Brazil

2.35 Priscilla Ulguim (University of Exeter) Cremation in the Southern Brazilian Highlands: Case Studies from both sides of the Rio Pelotas


3.30 Aymeric Jourquin (Université libre de Bruxelles) Fortifications: Expansion, Consolidation and Collapse of the Inka Empire

4.05 Steve Bourget (Musée d'Ethnographie, Genève) Not Making Friends: The 2011 Field Season at Dos Cabezas, a Moche Site in the Jequetepeque Valley.

We usually go for a drink at the bar of The Tavistock Hotel, on Tavistock Square, after the seminar. Our next meeting will de on Saturday 19th May 2011

For Further information contact Bill Sillar: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Dr. Bill Sillar
Institute of Archaeology,
University College London,
31-34 Gordon Square,
Ph: (+44-0)20 7679 1538
Fax: (+44-0)20 7383 2572


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