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Holtorf Public Lecture: Time travelling and the future of the past

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Flinders University

North Theatre 2, Humanities Building

Car Park 5

Bedford Park, SA 5042

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The Department of Archaeology would like to invite its staff, students and associates, as well as members of the public, to a free public lecture by visiting scholar, Professor Cornelius Holtorf, an adjunct with the Flinders University Archaeology Department.

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Cornelius Holtorf gained his PhD at the University of Wales, UK, in 1998 and was subsequently employed at the University of Gothenburg, the University of Cambridge, the Swedish National Heritage Board in Stockholm, and the University of Lund. Since 2008 he has lived in Kalmar, Sweden, where he is currently a Professor of Archaeology at Linnaeus University, Director of the Graduate School in Contract Archaeology (http://lnu.se/grasca) and spokesperson of the Centre for Applied Heritage. He is also Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Flinders University, and a Co-Investigator in the AHRC-funded project on ‘Heritage Futures’ (2015-2019, https://www.heritage-futures.org).

Cornelius has also published a number of books, including Search the Past - Find the Present: Qualities of Archaeology and Heritage in Contemporary Society (2012), Archaeology is a Brand! The Meaning of Archaeology in Contemporary Popular Culture (2007), From Stonehenge to Las Vegas. Archaeology as Popular Culture (2005). His most recent co-edited book The Archaeology of Time Travel Experiencing the Past in the 21st Century (2017) is available for download here.

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North Theatre 2, Humanities Building

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