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The Ancient Ceramics Studies group gathers students, early researchers and fellows of the Division of Archaeology and Faculty of Classics who are willing to share their knowledge and/or learn more about ancient ceramics and related materials.
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Conference – Exploring Specialisation through Ceramic Technology and Use – June 2018

28 June 2018, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.  Call for Papers - OPEN:  Abstracts (250 words) for talks (15 min each) and posters will be accepted until 15 April 2018. Please, get in touch with Dr Vanessa Forte vf261@cam.ac.uk and Alessandro Ceccarelli ac2045@cam.ac.uk - Please, download the call for papers HERE.  Free registration - OPEN: We will be able to host a maximum of 60 guests. The ...
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Past Meeting – Introduction to Scientific Analysis of Ceramic Artefacts – 14th February 2017

ACSG - ANCIENT CERAMIC STUDIES GROUP ACSG Third Meeting: Scientific Analysis of Ceramic Artefacts: an introduction for beginners. Tuesday 14th February 2017, 2:30pm to 4 pm South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Cambridge. We are happy to invite you to the next ACSG Meeting that will happen on the 14th of February. We will explore the potential of different analytical methods for the study of archaeological ceramic materials, including Thin-section Petrography, XRF, FTIR, NAA and XRD...
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Past Meeting – Archaeological Ceramic Materials Beyond Academia – 17 January 2017

Second Meeting: Archaeological Ceramic Materials Beyond Academia Tuesday 17th January 2017 at 2-3pm, South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Cambridge. We have great news for you all! The ACSGroup has been awarded a prize from the McDonald Institute and the Division of Archaeology. We submitted a proposal for organising a one-day conference at University of Cambridge and it was successful: “ACSG First Annual Meeting: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ceramic Analyses”. Congratulation...
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Past Meeting – A Group for Ceramic Specialists in Cambridge – 7 Dec 2016

Dear pottery nerds, It was great to see so many new faces at the first ACS meeting. We are now defining the nature of the group, which seems to have good potential, and we all agree ACS should tend to be a platform for learning and sharing practical skills. It was good to meet representatives from the Division of Archaeology, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge Unit and freelance archaeologists as well. A summary of the first meeting follows: A weekly bulletin will be sent to notify ACS members...
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Upcoming Events 2017/18

2017/18   2016/17 UKAS, UK Archaeological Science. 12 July 2016 UCL Institute of Archaeology. Abstract deadline: 31 December 2016. Extended to 15th Jan 2017. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/ca... EMAC2017: European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics - 6-9 Sep 2017 Bordeaux (France). Deadline: 31 January 2017. https://emac2017.sciencesconf.org/ 17 Feb 2017. Communities of Practice, Communities of Style. Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden, Netherlands. https://www.facebook.com/events/7...
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