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Archaeology lectures from the Red Deer pub in Sheffield, England and presented by Archaeology in the City of the University of Sheffield

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Archaeology lectures from the Red Deer pub in Sheffield, England and presented by Archaeology in the City of the University of Sheffield

    Half Pint: Roots and Future with Lizzy Craig-Atkins

    Half Pint: Roots and Future with Lizzy Craig-Atkins

    Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. Half Pint is a short interview-style format which we will be undertaking during the COVID-19 lockdown. In this first Half Pint interview, we welcome Dr Lizzy Craig-Atkins speaking about the Roots and Futures project.
    Lizzy is a senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield's Department of Archaeology. Her work focuses on human osteology and paleopathology with an interest in multidisciplinary approaches to past population structures, health, disease and lifestyle. Currently, Lizzy is involved in the Roots and Futures project which aims to involve members of the community in creating new understandings of Sheffield’s built and buried heritage. For more information on Lizzy and on Roots and Futures please follow the links below.

    Dr Lizzy Craig-Atkins

    Roots and Futures

    For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@archinthecity), Instagram (@archaeointhecity), or Facebook (@archinthecity)
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    Half Pint: Climate Change and Historic Landscapes with Isabel Cook

    Half Pint: Climate Change and Historic Landscapes with Isabel Cook

    Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. Half Pint is a short interview-style format which we will be undertaking during the COVID-19 lockdown. In this first Half Pint interview, we welcome Dr Isabel Cook speaking about the impact of current and future climate change on historic landscapes. Isabel has recently completed her PhD at the University of Sheffield's Department of Archaeology. Her research was on the impacts of climate change on archaeological landscapes and focused on the west coast of Wales. In this episode, Isabel takes us through the design and execution of her work and tells us about how climate change has affected these landscapes and how we can help to mitigate these effects. For more information on Isabel's research please follow the links below.


    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-26/britain-s-cherished-landmarks-under-threat-from-climate-change


    https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/news/nr/archaeology-heritage-climate-change-uk-britain-impact-effects-weather-1.866334

    https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/study-shows-our-historical-landscape-under-threat-climate-change-1343903

    https://www.energylivenews.com/2019/09/27/uks-historic-landscapes-risk-being-severely-damaged-by-changing-climate/


    For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@archinthecity), Instagram (@archaeointhecity), or Facebook (@archinthecity)
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    • 15 min
    Half Pint: Copper and Colonialism in North America with Lenore Thompson

    Half Pint: Copper and Colonialism in North America with Lenore Thompson

    Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. Half Pint is a short interview-style format which we will be undertaking during the COVID-19 lockdown. In this first Half Pint interview, we welcome Dr Lenore Thompson speaking on copper production, indigenous communities, and colonialism in Northwestern North America. Having completed her PhD in 2019, Lenore is a researcher specialising in the use and production of copper by indigenous communities of northwestern America. She investigates artefact biographies and the impacts of culture contact as interpreted through changing production strategies of copper among the First Nations of the Northwest Coast of North America.
    For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@archinthecity), Instagram (@archaeointhecity), or Facebook (@archinthecity)Affiliates

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    Half Pint: Lodge Moor POW Camp with Bob Johnston

    Half Pint: Lodge Moor POW Camp with Bob Johnston

    Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. In this episode, we introduce Half Pint. The short interview-style format which we will be undertaking during the COVID-19 lockdown. For our first Half Pint, we are happy to welcome Dr Bob Johnston from the University of Sheffield speaking about his work on the Lodge Moor POW camp in Sheffield. Bob is a senior lecturer of landscape archaeology at Sheffield's department of archaeology. His work focuses on the archaeology of Bronze Age Britain and Ireland. While being one of the researchers in charge of the ongoing work at the Lodge Moor site in Sheffield Bob is also involved in several public archaeology and heritage projects. For more information on Bob and on the Lodge Moor project please follow the links below.

    Bob Johnston

    Lodge Moor Project

    For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@archinthecity), Instagram (@archaeointhecity), or Facebook (@archinthecity)
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    • 14 min
    The Roman Fort of Navio with Colin Merrony

    The Roman Fort of Navio with Colin Merrony

    Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. In this talk, Archaeology in the City proudly presents - Colin Merrony on "The Roman For of Navio" This talk took place on Thursday, February 27th, 2020 at the Red Deer in Sheffield.
    This month we welcome the University of Sheffield's own Colin Merrony for a chat about the Roman fort of Navio. Colin is a veteran archaeologist and a teaching fellow at the uni, he has done extensive work throughout the Peak District including at Navio. In this talk, Colin explains the history of the Roman presence in the Peak District including their purported lead mining. He takes us through the past and current (and future!) plans to excavate Navio.
    For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@archinthecity), Instagram (@archaeointhecity), or Facebook (@archinthecity) Content Warning: Listener discretion is advised as there may be adult language
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    Laughton-en-le-Morthen & Conquest Landscapes with Duncan Wright

    Laughton-en-le-Morthen & Conquest Landscapes with Duncan Wright

    Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. In this talk, Archaeology in the City proudly presents - Duncan Wright on "Laughton & Conquest Landscapes." This talk took place on Thursday, January 30th, 2019 at the Red Deer in Sheffield.
    Duncan is a senior lecturer at Bishop Grosseteste University. As an early Medievalist, he specialises in the establishment of kingships, studies of settlement, landscapes, and conflict. In this episode, Duncan speaks on the Norman Conquest of north England and the construction of early medieval castles. He has recently completed excavating in Laughton where he's found a Motte-and-Bailey earthwork castle, the remains of an Anglo-Saxon hall, and much more!
    For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@archinthecity), Instagram (@archaeointhecity), or Facebook (@archinthecity)
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    • 38 min

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