Archaeology talk to dig into Italy’s sustainable agriculture

The Niagara Peninsula Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Public Lecture Series, hosted in partnership with Brock’s Department of Classics, returns Sunday, Sept. 26 with a talk on archaeology, paleobotany and sustainable agriculture.

The first presentation in this year’s series will feature Professor Mark Usher, who researches sustainable systems, environmental humanities and ancient ecologies at the University of Vermont. He will be speaking about “The Roman Villa Project: Archaeology, Paleobotany, and Sustainable Agriculture in Italy’s Sabine Hills.

Usher’s presentation will take place on Microsoft Teams beginning at 3 p.m.

Pre-registration through this link is required.

The AIA lecture series is free and open to the public. More information about the 2021-22 schedule can be found on the Department of Classics website.

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