April 2017’s lecture, by Professor Peter Rowley-Conwy of Durham University, considers ‘Early Post-Glacial Hunter-Gatherers of Northern England – and Well Beyond’.
Professor Rowley-Conwy works in the department of Archaeology at Durham University as a professor of Environmental Archaeology. He has a particular interest in pigs and has won two major awards concerning the archaeology of pigs. His pig research determines the seasons of hunting through considering tooth eruption and bone growth.
Concerning a publication titled ‘Wild things in the North? Hunter-Gatherers and the tyranny of the colonial perspective’ he considers the spread and the origins of agriculture. One of his areas of interests includes hunter-gatherers, origins of agriculture and early agriculture.
(Photograph and information from Durham University staff biography page. Found at https://www.dur.ac.uk/archaeology/staff/?id=164)