Encounters with our past: Seminars in Prehistory and related disciplines

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Encounters with our past: Seminars in Prehistory and related disciplines

March 5, 2021 @ 16:00 - July 30, 2021 @ 17:30


The Laboratory of Prehistory, CIAS, in collaboration with the Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, presents the Public Lecture Series:

Encounters with our past: Seminars in Prehistory and related disciplines

Mar Jul 2021

Online • Free

Encounters with our past: Seminars in Prehistory and related disciplines is a public lecture series on anthropological and archaeological explorations of the human past. The invited speakers cover a range of topics spanning the Early Pleistocene to the recent past and engage with a diverse array of state of the art methodologies and theoretical approaches to anthropological and archaeological data.

The complete program (BELOW) will be available soon.





Mar 5th Dmanisi hominids through Time, Teeth, and Tooth Wear Ann Margvelashvili HERE
Mar 19th Investigating past human demography using Ancient DNA Rui Martiniano HERE
Mar 26th Medieval medicine and leprosy: new insights from dental calculus analysis Elena Fiorin HERE
Apr 2nd Patterns and Impacts from the Cultural Use of Cinnabar in Late Neolithic to Bronze Age Iberia Steven D. Emslie HERE
Apr 9th Poblaciones del Vº – IIº milenio a.n.e. a través de sus manifestaciones funerarias y sus restos óseos en la banda atlántica de Cádiz Adolfo Moreno Marquez HERE
Apr 16th What can archaeology tell us about Islamic engagements with megalithic landscapes in al-Andalus? Katina T. Lillios HERE
May 7th Biological consequences of the agricultural transition: A paleogenomic and skeletal investigation of stature variation and health across prehistory Stephanie  Marciniak HERE
May 14th Spatial modeling and 87Sr/86SR Isoscapes to address mobility in Late Iberia n Prehistory Marta Díaz-Zorita Bonilla HERE
May 28th Finding Biological Markers of Mobility in Late Prehistoric populations of the Iberian Peninsula: A Stable and Radiogenic Isotope Approach Anna Waterman HERE
June 4th On Tartar & Stones: Cereal Grain Consumption and Familiarity among Mesolithic Foragers of the Balkans Emanuela Cristiani HERE
June 11th Rest In Pieces: archaeobotany in funerary contexts João Tereso HERE
June 18th Breastfeeding in troubled times: Infant nutrition and health in Late Neolithic north-central Iberia Teresa Fernandez-Crespo HERE
June 25th Under the Aten: Diet of the South Tombs Cemetery individuals at Amarna, Egypt Kristin Krueger HERE
July 2nd Body Modifications, Social Identities, and Beauty in Ancient Mesoamerica Vera Tiesler HERE
July 9th Gender, mobility and residential patterns in Copper Age Iberia Marta Cintas Peña HERE
July 16th Mortuary practices in Transylvanian Neolithic and Eneolithic: an overview Mihai Gligor HERE
July 23th Metagenomic analysis of ancient human dental calculus and the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in the Balkans and Italy Claudio Ottoni HERE
July 30th Neanderthal Broad Spectrum Diets in Portugal Mariana Nabais HERE
Encounters with our past: Seminars in Prehistory and related disciplines


March 5, 2021 @ 16:00
July 30, 2021 @ 17:30
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Ana Maria Silva
John Willman