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Yorkshire Philosophical Society Programme 2012-13

posted 29 Oct 2012, 04:29 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 1 Feb 2016, 15:16 ]
The Yorkshire Philosophical Society offers activities and an annual lecture series to stimulate interest in and improve public understanding of natural sciences and social sciences:

Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Life Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural History, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Technology, Zoology….

You can discover more about all these subjects and more in a friendly, welcoming environment with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests.

Explore the YPS website and find out more about lectures, visits, social activities, publications and on-line resources.

Lectures of archaeological interest in the 2012-13 season are:

27 Nov 2012 
Cuisine and feasting at Stonehenge: exploring the scientific evidence
Dr Oliver Craig, BioArCh, Department of Archaeology, University of York
http://www.ypsyork.org/events/feeding-stonehenge/

9 Apr 2013
Nine Lives of Hungate: The history of a poor York neighbourhood through the biographies of its builders, residents and workers (c.1800-1930)
Dr Jayne Rimmer, York Archaeological Trust
Joint lecture with the York Archaeological Trust
http://www.ypsyork.org/events/nine-lives-of-hungate-the-history-of-a-poor-york-neighbourhood/

7 May 2013
The Parisi: Britons and Romans in the landscape of Eastern Yorkshire
Dr Peter Halkon FSA, University of Hull
Joint lecture with The Yorkshire Archaeology Society, Roman Antiquities Section
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