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CRASSH FIELD NOTES: HISTORIES OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY SEMINARS. SPRING 2014

January 4, 2014

Details of this term’s Field Notes: Histories of Archaeology and Anthropology seminars are now available. Further details are available via http://crasshfieldnotes.wordpress.com or http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/programmes/field-notes, but the basic term card – which has inadvertently taken on something of an Egyptian theme – is as follows. We hope to see you there!

20 January 2014:

Physics, Anthropology and the Cultural History of Mechanics, 1870-1930.
Richard Staley (Cambridge); Discussant – Simon Schaffer (Cambridge).

3 February 2014:

Archaeological Context in Motion: Egyptian Field Sites and the World’s Museums, 1880-1930.
Alice Stevenson (UCL); Discussant – Ruth Horry (Cambridge).

17 February 2014:

Beautiful Burials, Beautiful Skulls: The Aesthetics (and Ethics) of the Egyptian Mummy.
Christina Riggs (University of East Anglia); Discussant – Chris Wingfield (Cambridge).

3 March 2014:

Disciplinary Formation, Imperialist Gender, Nationalist Class: Egyptian Archaeology under British Military Occupation (1882-1956).
Stephen Quirke (UCL); Discussant – Kate Nichols (CRASSH, Cambridge).

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