Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

School of the Human Environment: Annual School Lecture

Professor Kevin Edwards on 'People, pollen and the past: the Norse in the North Atlantic'

The School of the Human Environment: Geography, Arcaheology & Classics is delighted to welcome Prof Kevin Edwards of the Aberdeen University to deliver this year's Annual School Lecture. Prof. Edwards will speak on 'People, pollen and the past: the Norse in the North Atlantic' Prof Edwards holds the Chair in Physical Geography at the Department of Geography and Environment, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, where he is also Adjunct Professor of Archaeology. He has held posts in Queen's University Belfast, the University of Birmingham, the University of Sheffield and, amongst many other accomplishments and recognitions, is a Life Member at Clare Hall and was Visiting Scholar (2011-12) at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.

His research interests include: palynology; environmental and anthropogenic change in the North Atlantic region; Mesolithic (hunter- gatherer) impacts on vegetation in Scotland; long-term vegetation and environmental change in the Western and Northern Isles of Scotland; tephropalynological studies; and environmental archaeology. The talk will be held on Wednesday 25th March at 6.30pm in Boole 1 (Main Campus) This event is open to all and we look forward to seeing you there on the night!

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 6.30pm
Location: Boole 1
Target Audience: All welcome!
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: William O'Brien
021 4904048

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