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Histories for the European Neolithic

Ordinary Meeting of Fellows (Fellows and Guests Only)

The Times of Their Lives: Histories for the European Neolithic

Lecture by Alex Bayliss FSA and Alasdair Whittle FSA   

A selection of some of the best case studies from the major ERC-funded project, The Times of Their Lives (2012-2017), which have produced high-resolution chronologies in a Bayesian chronological framework, are used to support the argument that it is now possible to construct very detailed narratives for the European Neolithic; in so doing, we aspire to write a kind of history, and to move away from 'prehistory'.