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18:30 - 21:00 2 May 2017

Experimental by Design: Rethinking Political Solution and Dissolution in the Maya Lowlands


Lecture Theatre B40 | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: 0
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Patricia A. McAnany, Kenan Eminent Professor of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Patricia A. McAnany is Kenan Eminent Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (NC, USA), external faculty at the Santa Fe Institute, and a senior fellow of the Pre-Columbian Program at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, DC. A Maya archaeologist, she is Principal Co-investigator of Proyecto Arqueológico Colaborativo del Oriente de Yucatán, a community archaeology project focused on Preclassic through Colonial landscapes of Tahcabo, Yucatán. As Director of a UNC Program called InHerit: Indigenous Heritage Passed to Present, she collaborates with Indigenous communities throughout the Maya region to provide opportunities to dialogue about cultural heritage and to participate in heritage conservation.

Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Lecture 2017.

In its 80th anniversary year, the Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Lecture 2017 will be given by Patricia A. McAnany (University of North Carolina) on 2 May. The remit of the Gordon Childe Lecture is to take a broad view of its topic and make it interesting and relevant to both the general public as well as subject specialists.


Danielle Harley
+44 (0) 20 7679 8863 | d.harley@ucl.ac.uk


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