OAS - London Chapter
Special Events
 

[London Chapter Menu]

The London Chapter holds seven monthly meetings featuring a guest speaker(s) on the second Thursday of the month from September through to November and from January through to April. For the September meeting only, the meeting will begin at 8:00 P.M. at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology, Attawandaron Road, London.  Doors will open around 7:30 P.M. and there is time before the meeting for free juice and cookies and to view for free the Museum's exhibits on the precontact and early contact period archaeology of Ontario. Parking is free. However, note that as of the October 2016 meeting, the start time of the meetings will be moved up to 7:30 PM with doors open at 7:00 PM.

 
The January meeting of the London Chapter OAS was held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology. The speaker was Dr. James Keron who discussed his spatial analyses of the distribution of biological traits in a cemetery population from the Dakleh Oasis, Egypt. His presentation was entitled: Intra Cemetery Analysis of the Distribution of Phenotypic Variables at the Kellis-2 Cemetery.
 


The February meeting will of the London Chapter OAS was held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 and included the annual major event
Member's Night where four members provided brief overviews of recent projects.  
Doors open at 7:30 PM
with the talk beginning at 8 PM. As always there will be free juice and cookies! See you there!!


The March meeting
of the London Chapter OAS was held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 and
featured Tom Porawski of Timmins Martelle Heritage Consultants, London, speaking on Searching for Lost Pioneer Graves: GPR Survey at the Brick Street Cemetery
.
 

The April meeting
of the London Chapter OAS was held on Thursday, April 14, 2016 and featured Amy St. John a PhD candidate in Anthropology
at the
University of Western Ontario
who spoke on: Borders in Globalization: Pre-contact Boundaries of Indigenous Peoples in the Lower Great Lakes.


The September meeting of the London Chapter OAS was held on Thursday, September 8, 2016. The speaker was Kyle Forsythe of Archaeological Services Inc., Toronto talking about his research on a unique assemblage of purposefully broken stone artifacts from a 5000 year old Middle Archaic site in southcentral Ontario.  The title of his presentation was:  Caching and Killing: The Mount Albert Story.


The October meeting of the London Chapter OAS will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Note that the meeting time for this and all future subsequent meetings has been moved up to begin at 7:30 PM with doors open at 7 PM.  The speaker will be Neil Peterson who is a “perpetual part-time student of archaeology” (his words!) and a professional Project Manager in the high tech industry in Waterloo. His research focus is on experimental archaeology and the industrial processes of the Viking era, specifically Iron Smelting and Glass Bead Making.  Not surprisingly he will be taking about: Experimental Archaeology and Viking Era Glass Beads. See you there!!  As always there will be free juice and cookies! See you there!!

[London Chapter Menu] [Top of Page]

Copyright ©, The London Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society.