The Fifth International Workshop for African Archaeobotany was held 3-5 July, 2006
Sunday, 2 July.
2pm-6pm Early Registration. Institute of Archaeology foyer
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8:30-9:30am - Registration and coffee. IoA Room 609
9:40am - Introductory Remarks - Room 612
Session (all day) Gathered resources: foragers, wood fuels and the environmental impact
10:00 am - 1:15pm Papers and Discussion. IOA Seminar Room 612
1:15 - 2:15 pm - Lunch break
2:15 pm - 6:00 pm - Papers and Discussion. IOA Seminar Room 612
6:00 pm - Wine reception. Room 609
Session (morning) Agricultural beginnings: cultivation, domestication and early dispersal
9:00 am - 11:45 am Papers and Discussion. IOA Seminar Room 612
11:45 depart for Kew Gardens (Richmond, London)
1:15-2:30 Lunch at Jodrell Laboratory Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew.
Tours of Laboratories, and Facilities, including Anatomy Lab, Cereal Garden, Princess of Wales Greenhouse, The Economic Collection (including Ancient Egyptian Material)
4:30pm Tea at Jodrell. Conference Photograph
From 5pm-6:30. Free time in Garden.
Session: Archaeobotany and political economy: Cash crops, perennials and the organization of production
9:00 am - 2:15 pm Papers and Discussions. IOA Seminar Room 612
2:30-6:30 Laboratory Session (Rooms 306, 308, 313).
(Note additional access to laboratories can be arranged)
A conference dinner in London.
Posters will be displayed throughout the conference.
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