Ancient Foods Research Group: Events

Upcoming Events

You are what you eat: exploring ancient diets through analysis of human remains

Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 1.00-1.50pm
Location: Seminar Room, Ardmore Annexe
Speakers: Dr Beatriz Gamarra Rubio, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship), UCD School of Archaeology; Ashley McCall, PhD candidate (IRC Government of Ireland), UCD School of Archaeology

Studying agriculture from the remains of fields: what tillage technology and implement mark features can tell us about ancient foodways and social practices

Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 1.00-1.50pm
Location: Seminar Room, Ardmore Annexe
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Helen Lewis, UCD School of Archaeology

Beyond bare bones: approaches to investigating animals and foods

Date: Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 1.00-1.50pm
Location: Seminar Room, Ardmore Annexe
Speakers: Dr Maja Pasaric, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship), UCD School of Archaeology; Dr Ruth Carden, Adjunct Research Fellow, UCD School of Archaeology

Previous Events

Laboratory visit: how we investigate human remains

Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 1.00-1.50pm
Location: Meet at Seminar Room, Ardmore Annexe 
Leader: Ashley McCall, PhD candidate (IRC Government of Ireland), UCD School of Archaeology

Storing it all up? Vessels and foods in archaeology

Date: Tuesday 4th April 2017, 1.00-1.50 pm
Location: Seminar room, Ardmore Annexe 
Speakers: Dr Jessica Smyth (UCD School of Archaeology), Dr Rob Sands (UCD School of Archaeology)

Seeds of change: trends in plant foods through time

Date: Tuesday 25th October, 1pm-1.50pm
Location: Seminar room, Ardmore Annexe, UCD
Speakers: Dr Rosie Bishop (IRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UCD School of Archaeology), David Stone (CoSSL PhD Researcher, UCD School of Archaeology) and Maeve L'Estrange (IRC PhD Researcher, UCD School of Archaeology)

Field positions: approaches to understanding ancient fields

Date: Tuesday 22nd November, 1pm-1.50pm
Location: Seminar room, Ardmore Annexe, UCD
Speakers: Dr Bob Johnston (University of Sheffield), Dr Meriel McClatchie (UCD School of Archaeology) and Prof. Graeme Warren (UCD School of Archaeology)

From hunting to farming: new dietary findings from human remains

Date: Tuesday 6th, December, 1pm-1.50pm
Location: Seminar room, Ardmore Annexe, UCD
Speakers: Dr Manon Galland (IRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UCD School of Archaeology) and Dr Denise Keating (Postdoctoral Researcher, UCD School of Archaeology)

Location of Ardmore Annexe: Building 3, Grid C8 (see campus map)

Before each seminar, you are welcome to join us for tea/coffee/biscuits from 12.30pm in the School of Archaeology Common Room, Ardmore Annexe.