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April 26, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Paul Burtenshaw, Director, Projects, Sustainable Preservation Initiative

The Sustainable Preservation  Initiative (SPI) attempts to "Build Futures and Save Pasts"-simultaneously protecting tangible cultural heritage and enhancing the lives of the people who live around it.

Fowler A222
Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
April 28, 2017
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Tamara L. Bray, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Wayne State University

New understandings of matter and materiality are being driven by recent theoretical developments in the realm of science, particularly physics and ecology. These evolving orientations are, in turn, contributing to new philosophical thinking on the nature of being and reality. The trickle-down effects of these developments are, in part, responsible for what has been termed “the ontological turn,” a trend clearly visible in recent archaeological discourse.

Fowler A222
Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
April 29, 2017
10:00am to 5:00pm

Haines A39
May 3, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speakers: Dr. Megan O'Neil, Associate Curator, Art of the Ancient Americas, LACMA; Laura Maccarelli, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Conservation Science, LACMA"

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
May 5, 2017
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Jessica I. Cerezo-Román, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Cal Poly Pomona

Fowler A222
Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
May 10, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. G. Bike Yazicioğlu Santamaria, Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
May 12, 2017
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Pavel Avetisyan, Director, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
May 13, 2017
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Connections

Archaeology is a collaborative field and archaeological teams always consist of specialists from many disciplines. This interconnectedness is an integral part of a holistic understanding of our past. Join us for an open house that illuminates the relationship between UCLA’s museum collections and archaeological research, beginning with a 12pm gallery talk with Sonali Gupta-Agarwal.

Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
Sonali Gupta-Agarwal sonaliga@ioa.ucla.edu
May 17, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speakers: Morgan Burgess and Marci Burton, M.A. Students, Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials, UCLA

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
May 19, 2017
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Nerissa Russell, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu