Public Outreach and Sponsored Events


Exploring the Roots of the Vine: The History & Archaeology of the Earliest Wines

Dr Stephen Batiuk, University of Toronto

Thursday 24 March, 2016, The Venue, 286 George St. N
Sponsored by Trent University Archaeological Research Centre (TUARC) [Poster]

Gardiner Museum Signature Lecture Series

Dance of the Maize God Film Screening and Panel Discussion The Diane Wolfe Lecture

Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Speakers: David Lebrun, Director of Dance of the Maize God; Siobhan Boyd, Gardiner Education Program Manager and Archaeologist; and Maya Archaeologists Drs. Helen Haines and Gyles Iannone


Dramatic New Evidence for Early Stone Age Seafaring From Crete: The Evidence from Plakias and Damnoni

Professor Thomas F. Strasser, Providence College

Thursday 12 March 2015, FPHL 117 (Gzowski College)

Co-sponsored by The Department of Ancient History & Classics, The Department of Anthropology Kenneth Kidd Lecture Series, and the Trent University Archaeological Research Centre (TUARC)

Neandertals: Who were they?

Dr Eugène Morin, Trent University

Tuesday 27 January 2015, Gzowski College Room 115

Co-sponsored with Department of Anthropology and Peterborough -Ontario Archaeology Society (OAS)


A celebration of the contributions of Trent Alumni to Archaeology [Poster][Press Release]

Saturday 25 October 25 2014, Gzowski College 117 [Program]

Before Ontario: Archaeology and the Province’s First Peoples

Wednesday 2 April 2014, Toronto Reference Library

Short Lives and Forgotten Deaths: Infant Skeletons from the "Baby Well" in the Athenian Agora

Dr Maria Liston, University of Waterloo

Thursday 20 March, 2014, 7 pm, Bagnani Hall, Traill College

Co-sponsored by Department of Ancient History & Classics, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology Kenneth Kidd Lectures, and Trent University Archaeological Research Centre (TUARC)

Canadians Take the Field throughout Greece

Dr David W. Rupp, Director of the Canadian Institute in Greece and Professor Emeritus at Brock University

Monday, September 30, 2013, 7 pm in Bagnani Hall, Traill College

Co-sponsored by the Department of Ancient History & Classics and the Trent University Archaeological Research Centre

Archaeology in the Park: a flint knapping demonstration

Friday 31 May 2013, Peterborough Museum and Archives, 3 pm

Looking Eastward from the Mantle Site: Foreign Affairs in the Sixteenth Century

Dr Ron Williamson, Archaeological Services Inc.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013, 7-9 PM at Bagnani Hall

TUARC co-sponsored lecture with The Ontario Archaeology Society

Household change, ritual, & exchange during Wari expansion in Cusco, Peru (AD 600-1000)

Dr Veronique Belisle, TUARC Research Associate and Post-Doctoral Fellow, Wednesday 17 October 2012, 4:30 pm, DNA D212

Capacities for a Sustainable Archaeology

Dr Neil Ferris, Lawson Chair of Archaeology, University of Western Ontario & Museum of Ontario Archaeology

Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 1:00 pm, DNA D212

Where the Wild Things Go: Animals in Ancient Maya Economy and Exchange

Dr Erin Thornton, TUARC Research Associate

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 7 pm, Bagnani Hall, Traill College

Archaeological Research Centre Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary Wednesday, 20 April 2011 Poster

Fieldworks 2011

Fieldworks 2010