Baikal Archaeology Project

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Graduate Student Seminars and Miscellaneous Presentations

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2011

Fitzhugh, W. (2011) Mongolia's Mysterious Deer Stones: Art, Power, and Ritual at the Bronze-Iron Age Transition. Bodies, Behaviour, and the Environment, BAP sponsored lecture series, Edmonton, AB: Jan 18.

Weber, A. (2011) Degrees of Hunter-Gatherer Complexity: Middle Holocene Baikal Region, Siberia. Bodies, Behaviour, and the Environment, BAP sponsored lecture series, Edmonton, AB: Jan 20.

Sandweiss, D. (2011) The Archaeology of El Nino: Climate and Culture in Ancient Peru. Bodies, Behaviour, and the Environment, BAP sponsored lecture series, Edmonton, AB: Jan 20.

Sandweiss, D. (2011) Explorations with Thor Heyerdahl: From the Pyramids of Peru to the Coast of Cuba. Bodies, Behaviour, and the Environment, BAP sponsored lecture series, Edmonton, AB: Jan 21.

Bush, A. (2011) Holocene Climate Change in the Cis-Baikal Region. Bodies, Behaviour, and the Environment, BAP sponsored lecture series, Edmonton, AB: Jan 21.

Losey, R. (2011) Dogs and Wolves as Persons among Middle Holocene Foragers of the Cis-Baikal. Bodies, Behaviour, and the Environment, BAP sponsored lecture series, Edmonton, AB: Jan 21.

2010

Grayson, C. (2010) The Three Faces of Siberia: Early Neolithic Mortuary Variability in Cis-Baikal. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Jan 27.

Weber, A. (2010) Is our multidisciplinary approach to the examination of the middle Holcene hunter-gatherer culture change at Baikal revealing anything new? Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: March 3.

Collier, E. (2010) Regional modelling of Holocene climate in Siberia. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: March 17.

Nomokonova, T. (2010) Baikal Seals and Prehistoric Hunters: Insights from bones, context, and ethnography. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: April 21.

Antonova, A. (2010) What was it like being a child in the Stone Age. Graduate Research Conference, Calgary, AB: May 6.

Moussa, N. (2010) The Y-Chromosome of Neolithic Hunter-Gatherers of Lake Baikal, Siberia; and Trials and Tribulations of Ancient DNA. Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB: May 17.

Moussa, N. (2010) Y-Chromosomal Polymorphisms in the Pre-Historic Hunter-Gatherer Populations of Lake Baikal, Siberia. Macgregor Research Day, Edmonton, AB: Oct. 26.

Nomokonova, T. (2010) Baikal Seals, Old Hunters, and Siberian Roads (2010 Fieldwork in Russia). Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Oct. 28.

Moussa, N. (2010) Examination of Maternal and Paternal Lineages in Neolithic Hunter-Gatherer Populations from Lake Baikal Area, Siberiam. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Oct. 28

Kurzibov, P. (2010) Analysis of a Lithic Assemblage from the Multi-component Habitation Site Gorelyi Les, Siberia. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Nov. 25

Weber, A. (2010) The fun of working with large sets of radiocarbon dates: patterns of Early Bronze Age cemetery use on Lake Baikal, Siberia. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Nov. 25

Fraser-Shapiro, I. (2010) Microsampling of human bones for mobility studies: diagenetic impacts and potentials for elemental and isotopic research. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Dec. 8.

2009

Losey, R. (2009) Marmot Effects: A mortuary zooarchaeology of the Shamanka II Cemetery. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Nov. 4.

Fraser-Shapiro, I. (2009) Linear Problems in Strontium Isotope Analysis: Serial sampling and isobaric interference. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Nov. 16.

Anvik, K. (2009) BAP Research Computing Tools: Introducing Version 2.0. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB: Dec. 9.

Kurzybov, P. (2009) Lithic Assemblage of the Multi-Layered Habitation site Gorelyi Les, Cis-Baikal, Siberia (analytical approaches)

2008

Fraser-Shapiro, I. (2008) Evolutionary Approach to the Origins of Sedentism: risk management and groups that defy modeling. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Feb. 26.

Kurzibov, P. (2008) Field report from excavations at cemetery site Shamanka II, Lake Baikal, Russia. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Jan.29.

2007

Weber, A. (2007) An evolutionary perspective on the development of middle Holocene hunter-gatherer cultures in the Baikal region of Siberia. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Dec.11.

Johansen, S. (2007) Can Darwin Solve a 7000 year old Siberian Mystery?" (Open to the Department.) Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Dec.11.

Weber, A. and M. Metcalf. (2007) Sagan-Zaba II, Fieldwork Report, 2007. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Nov. 6.

Weber, A. for D. White. (2007) Update on Paleoenvironmental Module fieldwork. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Nov. 6.

Bush, A. (2007) BAP work on Climate Modelling. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Nov. 6.

R. Losey and T. Nomokonova. (2007) Recent zooarchaeological research at Lake Baikal, Siberia.Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Oct. 9.

Fraser-Shapiro, I. (2007) Rhyolite Sourcing using LA-TOF-ICP-MS: Tracing Interactions in the Desert West (MA topic). Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; Oct. 9.

Weber, A. (2007) New thoughts on hunter-gatherer mobility during the middle Holocene of Cis-Baikal. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 21.

Nomokonova, T. (2007) Lake Baikal fishing: Analyses of faunal remains from the Ityrkhei site, Siberia. Frucht Lecture Series 2007, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; March 9.

Metcalf, M. (2007). Patterns of cemetery use during the Bronze Age in Cis-Baikal, Siberia. Frucht Lecture Series 2007, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; March 9.

Nomokonova, T. (2007) Last call! a 2005-2007 diary on completing the MA thesis: screening, fishing, more fishing and everything beyond. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 6.

Metcalf, M. (2007). The Bronze Age cemetery of Kurma XI: A contribution to understanding the mortuary variability and social organization of hunters and gatherers of Siberia, Russia. Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; February 7.

2006

Weber, A.W. (2006). The enigma of Prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the Baikal region. Archaeological Institute of America, Edmonton, AB; January 19.

McKenzie, H.G. (2006). Research of the Baikal Archaeology Project; Mortuary Variability among Bronze Age Hunter-Gatherers in the Little Sea area of Cis-Baikal; and Death, Memory, and Ancestors in Cis-Baikal. Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield, U.K.; February 20-24.

Mooder, K., Bamforth, F., and Thomson, T. (2006). Prehistoric Peoples and Ancient Migrations: Exploring Population Affinities in East Eurasia. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Anchorage, Alaska; March 11.

Robertson, C. (2006). Grave Disturbance at Khuzhir-Nuge XIV, Siberia. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 8.

Weber, A.W. (2006). Environmental history of middle Holocene Siberia and hunter-gatherer culture change: A case study from the Baikal region. University of Alberta International Polar Year “EXPO 2006”, Edmonton, AB; January 17.

Weber, A.W. (2006). Seals, meals and deals: mid-Holocene feasting on Lake Baikal. Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis, U.S.A.; February 7.

Waters-Rist, A. (2006). Health, Variation and Activity in Ancient Siberians: Dental Analyses. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 14.

Faccia, K. (2006). 2005 Excavation at Shamanka II. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 14.

Losey, R. (2006). Introduction to Zooarchaeology. Lecture and seminar, Irkutsk (participants from Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk State Technical University, and Irkutsk State Pedagogical University), Russia; June 5. Tatiana Nomokonova acted as translator.

Schurr, T.G. (2006). The Peopling of the Americas: New Insights from Genetic Studies. Royal Alberta Museum, "Time Travellers" lecture series, Edmonton, AB; September 28.

Weber, A.W. (2006). Prehistoric Shamans of Lake Baikal, Siberia. Royal Alberta Museum, "Time Travellers" lecture series, Edmonton, AB; October 12.

Vahdatinasab, H. (2006). Neanderthals vs. Modern Humans: a 3-Dimensional approach. Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, AB; October 18.

McKenzie, H.G. (2006). Handling bodies by hunter-gatherers in the Lake Baikal Region during the 4th-2nd Millennia BC. Workshops: "Bring out your dead! Mortuary practice and handling of the body", Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, Netherlands, November 3.

Weber, A.W., and M. Metcalf. (2006). Excavations at Sagan Zaba, Summer 2006. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 8.

Vahdatinasab, H. (2006). A new 3-Dimensional approach to address the old question: Were Neanderthals among the ancestors of the early Europeans? Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 8.

Weber, A.W. (2006). Unravelling Secrets of the Past. "Lunch by the Books" Lecture Series, Stanley A. Milner Library, Edmonton Public Library, Faculty of Arts, Edmonton, AB; November 16.

Losey, R. and T. Nomokonova. (2006). The Ityrkhei Fishery: Insights from Size Regression of Fish Size--the Stinking Truth Revealed! Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; December 6.

Tetenkin, A. (2006). Final Pleistocene Archaeology of the Northern Baikal Siberia, Russia. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; December 6.

2005

Anderson, D.G. (2005). The Photographic Archive of the Turukhansk Polar Census Expedition. www.abdn.ac.uk/polarcensus. [In Russian].

Dlussky, K. (2005). Middle Holocene Climatic Changes in the Baikal Area and in Northern Mongolia: How Significant Were They? Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; February 16.

Waters, A. (2005). Health and Dental Variation in Prehistoric Siberians: Preliminary Results from Shamanka II, 2004. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; February 16.

McKenzie, H. (2005). Space and Place at Khuzhir-Nuge XIV. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 16.

Nomokonova, T. (2005). Kurumchin culture in the lake Baikal area. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 23.

Haverkort, C. (2005) New Sr-isotope data: the first bone-tooth comparisons for Lokomotiv and Khuzhir-Nuge XIV, and 87Sr/86Sr variability in a tooth from a ‘guaranteed sedentary’ Egyptian. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 23.

White, D. (2005) Middle Holocene Climate Change in Continental East Asia: An Instigator for 'Biocultural Discontinuity' in Cis-Baikal. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; April 20.

Faccia, K. (2005) 2004 Excavation at Shamanka II. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; April 27. [pdf download]

Weber, A.W. and McKenzie, H. (2005) Making sense of radiocarbon dates: collagen yields, precision and accuracy, effects of fire, and distribution patterns. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; April 27.
[pdf download]

Bazaliiskii, V.I. (2005) Shamanka II Excavations Report. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; May 11.

Haverkort, C. (2005) Culture change in the Cis-Baikal: Thinking outside the box. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; May 11.

Weber. A. W. et al. (2005). Middle Holocene hunter-gatherers of the Baikal region and the archaeology of habitation sites. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; October 4.

Shaw, D. and R. Elgr. (2005). Demonstration of the capabilities of our GIS system. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; October 4.

Thomson, T. (2005) mtDNA at Shamanka II cemetery. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 1.

Johansen, S. (2005) Prehistoric Secret Societies (MA Thesis) and Social Complexity & Worldviews (Ph.D. topic). Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 1.

Metcalf, M. (2005) Kurma XI: Preliminary thoughts. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; December 6.

Nomokonova, T. and R. Losey (2005) Preliminary Analysis of faunal remains from the habitation site Ityrkhei, Lake Baikal, Russia. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; December 6.we have presentation!

2004

Mooder, K. (2004) Polymorphisms and the lives of Siberian Hunter-Gatherers. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; January 21.

Drouin, B. (2004) Grave architecture at Khuzhir-Nuge XIV: updated and revised. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; February 11.

Lieverse, A. (2004) Health as a reflection of bio-cultural discontinuity in the Neolithic Cis-Baikal. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; February 11.

Weber, A.W. (2004) · Cis-Baikal Culture History: Model Evaluation 5 years after. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; March 17.

Bazaliiskii, V.I. and M. Metcalf. (2004) Shamanka II: Excavations from the 2003 Field Season. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; April 21.

Robertson, C. (2004) New developments in Grave Disturbance Patterns at two Early Bronze Age Cemeteries. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; April 21.

Greer, S. (2004) Ice patch archaeology in Yukon. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; May 5.

Dlusskiy, K. (2004) Sediment from graves at Khuzhir-Nuge XIV: what kind of story do they tell? Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; May 5.

Wheatley, K. (2004) The Party Site (EeBi-30) and Beyond: Groswater Mobility and Landscape from Port au Choix, NL. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; September 29.

Weber, A.W. (2004) Research perspectives in Cis-Baikal. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; September 29.

Dlussky. K. and D.White. (2004) Fieldwork report. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; October 20.

Metcalf, M. (2004) Shamanka: Fieldwork report. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; September 29. [pdf download]

Robertson, C. (2004) MA thesis. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 24.

Haverkort, C. (2004) Stable isotope perspectives on resource use and mobility - Principles, preliminary results and food for thought. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 24.

Gustafson, L. (2004) DNA from KN14 teeth. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; December 8.

Thomson, T. (2004) DNA from Shamanka. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; December 8.

2003

Shaw, D. (2003) New enhancements and guidelines to using the BAP website. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; September 26.

Weber, A.W. (2003) Report on archaeological excavations at Kurma XI, 2003. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; September 26.

Schurr, T. (2003) Hunting for new DNA evidence on the peopling of Eurasia and America in the wilderness of the Altail Mountains. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; October 16.

McKenzie, H. and D. White. (2003) TBA (it will be something about their riding camels and trucks back and forth in Mongolia). Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; October 16.

Rubenstein, S. (2003) DNA Research in Siberia. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 12.

Crown, P. and R. Elgr (2003) Spatial Analysis-GIS Approach to Landscape Simulation. Baikal Archaeology Project, Graduate Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB; November 12.

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