Calgary Centre Speaker Series

2022-2023 Speaker Series:

Invited speakers present their research and knowledge to our members. These talks usually take place on the third Wednesday of the month in the Patricia A. Whelan Room at the Calgary Public Library – Central Location. The talks begin at 7:00 pm.

September 17: Rebecca Gilmour (Mount Royal University). Injury & Activity across the Empire: The BioArchaeology of How Ancient Romans Experienced Trauma.

October 19: Lindsay Amundsen-Meyer (University of Calgary) & Vivian Ayoungman (Old Sun Community College). Learning from the Land: Archaeological Excavations at EePf-54 (2020-2022).

November 16: Kyle Forsythe (Royal Alberta Museum). How Materials Come to Matter: Exploring Lithic Value within the Tuniit (Paleo-Inuit) Occupation of Amittuq, Nunavut.

January 18: Jason LaBelle (Colorado State University). Moving On or Hunkering Down? Changing Perspectives of Folsom Settlement Systems from Colorado’s High Plains and Rocky Mountains.

February 15: Neil Price (Uppsala University). Archaeologies of the Ragnarök? A Sixth-Century
Climate Disaster and its Viking-Age Legacies.

March 15:  Rolfe Mandel (University of Kansas). Bluefish Caves Revisited: A Geoarchaeological and Paleoenvironmental Assessment of a Potential Pre-Clovis Site in the Yukon Territory of Northwestern Canada.

April 25: Paul Bauman. Escape Tunnels, Extermination Camps, and Geophysics – Archaeology of the Holocaust.


Abstracts for the talks, as well as past talks, can be found on Calgary centre`s website: