Events archive

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Great Zimbabwe in popular imagination: revelations through the years

Prehistoric Society Global Pasts lecture
Prof. Shadreck Chirikure (University of Cape Town and University of Oxford)

Prof. Shadreck Chirikure explores Great Zimbabwe, one of the most prominent and internationally renowned archaeological sites and landscapes in Africa.

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Bog Bodies: face-to-face with the past

Joint Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society lecture
Dr Melanie Giles (Manchester University)

Dr Melanie Giles encourages us to revisit the iconic phenomenon of bog bodies, through the story of Manchester Museum’s ‘bog head’ from Astley Moss, Worsley.