Visit of Prof Michael Shanks for 'Humanities and Innovation' Seminars

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Professor Michael Shanks
, Omar and Althea Dwyer Hoskins Professor of Classical Archaeology at Stanford University, will make his third visit to UCD as Visiting Professor at the Humanities Institute of Ireland as part of the Innovation Dublin 2011 events on 8 & 9 November 2011. Professor Shanks will give two seminars on the theme on Humanities and Innovation during his visit.  Event details can be found below - please forward this email to colleagues, postdocs and graduate students in your area. 


Seminar 1: Tuesday 8 November 2011 – Collaborative innovation networks: how to be interdisciplinary

  • Venue: H204, UCD Humanities Institute Seminar Room
  • Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Seminar 2: Wednesday 9 November 2011 – What it is to be human: archaeological perspectives on human creativity

Venue: H204, UCD Humanities Institute Seminar Room

Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


For further information please visit Prof. Shanks’s website at the following link:

Directions: the UCD Humanities Institute is located on the Belfield campus.  It is building number 30 (grid reference F9) on the UCD Campus Map.