UCD School of Archaeology & Archaeological Society Research Seminar Series 2014/15 Thursday 9th April 2015, 5.30pm, Room A109, Newman Building, UCD
During the Summer of 2014, a team of Irish archaeologists led by Dr Steve Davis from the UCD School of Archaeology, University College Dublin, excavated Tlachtga, an ancient ritual site about 12 miles from the Hill of Tara, Co. Meath, Ireland.
Professor Ron Pinhasi from UCD School of Archaeology and the UCD Earth Institute, working with colleagues from State University of New York, Buffalo and Israel Antiquity Authority have published a paper in PLOS ONE. Photo. Olivia Cheronet.
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.