Archaeology Taster Day

Archaeology Taster Day

Location: Faculty of Life Sciences

Date and Time:
Wed 1 Mar 2017, 09:00 - 16:00

Duration: 3 hours (9am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm)

Archaeology – People in the Past

People in the Past

Morning Session: 9am – 12pm

This workshop will introduce you to the field of human osteology; how osteologists gather data from the skeleton, what information is recorded and how this information can be used to investigate past populations. The University of Bradford has an international reputation for teaching and research in human skeletal remains and this workshop will give you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in this area, with staff and researchers from Archaeological Sciences.

Religion and Ritual in Prehistory

Afternoon Session: 1pm – 4pm

The study of religion and ritual in the past is a fascinating and significant topic in understanding our ancestors. In this event we will introduce the topic and showcase new research. After a brief introduction to the Department, the workshop will discuss how archaeologists think about strange artefacts and monuments. The talk will be followed by an opportunity for hands-on study of the kinds of artefacts and evidence which archaeologists use in the study of past ritual and belief.


To book please contact us:

e: tasterdays@bradford.ac.uk
t: +44 (0)1274 236365

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