The impact of prehistoric agriculture on the climate of Europe
This lecture will present a set of truly interdisciplinary studies that enable us, for the first time, to start to quantify precisely how much influence early farming had on the environment.
Palaeo-London. Thinking About The Ice Age Archaeology and Environments of the Capital
From the first recorded discovery of a Palaeolithic tool through to the professional commercial excavations taking place in the city in recent years, we’ll consider how the London landscape was shaped by ice and water, and the early human populations who adapted, or not, to the dramatic cycles of climate change evidenced in the gravels and clays of the city’s deep past.
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Inhabiting temperate Europe in the 4th-1st millennia BC.
The Prehistoric Society Europa Conference 2024: Inhabiting temperature Europe in the 4th-1st millennia BC will be held in Edinburgh at the Augustine United Church on 15th June 2024. This year the conference honours the achievements of Prof. Ian Ralston, Emeritus Abercromby Professor of Archaeology (School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh), in the field of European Prehistory.