Professor Linda Hurcombe Inaugural Lecture

 Experimental Archaeology: a multi-facetted tool

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free - please book in advance

Queen's Building - Queen's Building, Queen's Drive

7th December 2017 at 6pm

Running time: 1 hour

Lecture Theatre 1
Queen's Building
University of Exeter
Queen's Drive

You are cordially invited to the inaugural lecture of Professor Linda Hurcombe, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Exeter.

In this lecture, Professor Hurcome will explain how experimental archaeology is a powerful research method, an effective educational tool at all levels, and an excellent medium for public outreach.

Professor Hurcombe's research is characterised by the extensive use of experimental archaeology and ethnographies, providing a detailed practical understanding of how materials can be transformed into material culture. She is a leading figure in experimental archaeology and set up the University's  distinctive MA in Experimental Archaeology programme.

This lecture will be followed by a drinks reception from 7.00pm – 8.30pm in Queen’s Café.

This free event is open to all, but advance booking is essential. To book your place, please email: or telephone 01392 725494.