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Talk: What is an artefact? Resident relationships with Majapahit heritage in Trowulan, Indonesia [Dornoch] ...

07 May 2019


Starts: 17:30

What is an artefact? Resident relationships with Majapahit heritage in Trowulan, Indonesia

Talk by Dr. Tod Jones, Curtin University, Western Australia Australia

Burghfield House, Dornoch. Organised by UHI Centre for History. Contact them for further details, or how to join by videoconferencing, on historyevents@uhi.ac.uk

Dr Jones will talk about  his work with residents of Trowulan, Indonesia -  once the central city of the vast Majapahit maritime empire - and those residents' relationship to Majahapit artefacts.  His talk questions our notions of what an artefact is, and has implications for heritage management.

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Talk: The difficulties ofdating seaweed-eaters and other archaeological issues [Inverness] ...

07 May 2019


Starts: 19:00
Ends: 20:00

The difficulties of dating seaweed-eaters and other archaeological issues

Talk by Magdalena Blanz, PhD Student, Orkney Archaeology Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands.

Inverness College, UHI, 1 Inverness Campus, Inverness, IV2 5NA

Free but tickets needed. See website

Seaweed has been used for food, fertiliser, fuel and much more over thousands of years. But how can archaeologists find out about past diets from bones and teeth? Why does fertilisation make cattle look like cannibals? And what will we use seaweed for in the future?

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