Prehistoric Archaeology Seminar

Coordinator: 
Ariel Malinsky-Buller
Date: 
1st semester , Tuesday 16:30
Location: 
Zoom

 

The advanced seminar of the department of prehistoric archaeology will take place weekly on Tuesday, 16:30 Israel time, Room 302 + Zoom.

Talks will be given in English

 

List of lectures:

Defining the ‘generalist specialist’ niche for Pleistocene Homo sapiens the case study of mountains
19/10/2021
Dr. Brian A. Stewart, Department of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, USA
Mid Pleisotcene record in Europe and the seasonality challenge
26/10/2021
Rob Hosfield, University of Reading, UK
Human adaptations to the Last Glacial Maximum in the Iberian Peninsula
02/11/2021
4. João Cascalheira, ICArEHB - Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and the Evolution of Human Behaviour, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal
An early and prolonged anthropocene in northern Malawi
09/11/2021
Jessica C. Thompson, University of Yale
Coping with arid environments: an Iberian paleoecological perspective
16/11/2021
Hugo Blain, Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Socia, Tarragona, Spain
Lake Van (SE Anatolia) and Dead Sea (SE Levant) – Long continental lacustrine records as palaeoecological and palaeoclimate archives in the Near East
23/11/2021
Thomas Litt, University of Bonn, Germany
Climate Change and Human Responses during the Last Glacial Maximum in the Southern Caucasus
30/11/2021
Alexander Brittingham, The Hebrew University
Arrival of Pleistocene human groups to the Maghreb: lakes, rivers and savannahs? or adaptation to extreme environments?
07/12/2021
María Gema Chacón Navarro, Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Socia, Tarragona, Spain
The forest behind the stone. Exploring the relationship between Humans, stones and plants in Prehistoric Southeast Asia
14/12/2021
Hermine Xhauflair, Institut Mila i Fontanals, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Barcelona, Spain
Living the high life? Prehistoric occupation of high-altitude environments in Ethiopia
21/12/2021
Ralf Vogelsang, Univeristy of Koln
Landscape evolution as a tool for detecting Palaeolithic sites – an example from the Negev desert, Israel
28/12/2021
Yoav Avni, Geological survey of Israel
Meeting for registered students only
04/01/2022
TBD
Northern Hemisphere Glaciation, African climate and human evolution
11/01/2022
Martin Trauth (University of Potsdam, Institute of Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany)
The forest behind the stone. Exploring the relationship between Humans, stones and plants in Prehistoric Southeast Asia
08/03/2022
Xhauflair, H (Institut Mila i Fontanals, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Barcelona, Spain)
Epipaleolithic hunter-gatherers in the foothills of Mt. Elbrus after the end of the Last Glacial Maximum
15/03/2022
Doronicheva E.V, (Laboratory of Prehistory, St.-Petersburg.)
Glacial cycles and Neanderthal adaptations in Central Europe.
22/03/2022
Picin, A. (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig Germany)
Studying resilience in Northern Europe at the end of the Pleistocene
29/03/2022
Grimm, S. (Zentrum für Baltische und Skandinavische Archäologie, Schleswig, Germany)
How to survive in an extreme environment: a manual from Pleistocene Mongolia
05/04/2022
Khatsenovich, A. (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk)
Evidence for human occupation of Southeast Arabia during the supposedly hyper-arid MIS 6 (c. 190-130 ka)
12/04/2022
Bretke, K. (Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, University of Tübingen, Germany)
Of mammoths, climate and theoretical debates: revisiting Mid and Late Upper Palaeolithic European Russia
26/04/2022
Reynolds, N, (Université de Bordeaux)
Two extreme environments in the evolution of Homo sapiens: caves and the mind.
10/05/2022
Pettite, P, (Department of Archaeology Durham University)
Sedimentary archives of late quaternary hydroclimate in the Levant- Revisiting the framework of the Paleolithic
17/05/2022
Yoav BenDor (The Geological survey of Israel)
Middle Stone Age human occupation of the grasslands in the central interior of South Africa
24/05/2022
Toffolo, M (Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), Spain)
TBD
31/05/2022
Tallavaara, M.
A view from above, human occupation of the highlands during the Acheulean. A diachronic perspective of the Melka Kunture complex (Ethiopia).
07/06/2022
Sánchez-Dehesa, S (University of Tel Aviv)
Student meeting
14/06/2022