Symbols, Signals and the Archaeological Record
Archaeology-Philosophy Interdisciplinary Workshop
Thursday November 1
9.30am -11am, Peter Hiscock, "Seeking Archaeosymbols: ambiguity and opportunity in exploring early symbols in the material record"
11.30am-1pm, Ben Jeffares, "Recognising Symbolic Behaviour in Prehistory"
2.15-3.45, Russell Gray, "Trees and Artefacts"
3.45-5.15, Peter Godfrey-Smith, "Signs and Symbolic Behaviour"
Thence: Drinks Fellows Garden Followed by Workshop Dinner at Thirst Bar + Cafe
Friday November 2
10.30am-12 noon, Mary Stiner, "Paleolithic Beads as Communication Media: Core Observations and Interpretations"
2-3.30, Steven Kuhn, "Signals of Signaling in the Paleolithic: Scale and Redundancy"
4-5.30pm, Kim Sterelny, "Behavioural Modernity: Signs, Symbols and Norms"