UCD School of Archaeology & Archaeological Society Research Seminar Series 2014/15 Thursday 5th February 2015, 5.30pm, Room A109, Newman Building, UCD Thursday 5th February 2015 Dr James Barrett, University of Cambridge “Clontarf, Orkney and the Age of Piracy in the Late Viking age”
Congratulations to Meriel McClatchie, Finbar McCormick, Thomas R. Kerr & Aidan O’Sullivan on their new publication in Vegetation History and Archaeobotany entitled "Early medieval farming and food production: a review of the archaeobotanical evidence from archaeological excavations in Ireland"
Professor Willems was a prominent archaeologist of the Roman period and a world leader in international heritage policy. From 2006-2013 he served as Dean of the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University and under his inspiring leadership the Faculty grew into an internationally recognised centre of excellence for archaeological education and research. A founder member and former Secretary and President of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) he was a leading advocate for archaeology and archaeological heritage management in Europe. A leading figure on the global stage Professor Willems was also co-chairman of the International Committee for Archaeological Heritage Management, ICOMOS.
Congratulations to Dr Eileen Reilly (IRC Postdoctoral Fellow at UCD School of Archaeology) and her colleague Prof Fraser Mitchell (TCD) for their paper just published in 'The Holocene', "Establishing chronologies for woodland small hollow and mor humus deposits using tephrachronology and radiocarbon dating.
Congratulations to Dr Meriel McClatchie, NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCD School of Archaeology, and her colleagues Prof. Dorian Fuller and Dr Chris Stevens, Institute of Archaeology, University College London for their new paper, “Routine activities, tertiary refuse and labor organization: social inferences from everyday archaeobotany”, published by the University of Arizona Press in the monograph “Ancient plants and people: contemporary trends in archaeobotany”