The Kenneth Kirkwood Day: Migration

Dr Nando Sigona, Dr Andrew Spicer, Dr Shadreck Chirikure, Dr Dylan Gaffney
Event date
Event time
9:45 - 16:15
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Venue details

Entry via South Door, Robinson Close, off South Parks Road

Event type
Gallery tours / talks
Event cost
Members: £30 (Online £10); Non-members: £40 (Online £15)
Disabled access?
Booking required

This year's Kenneth Kirkwood Day will explore the theme of migration, both contemporary and historic, with four eminent speakers discussing topics including modern-day migration, the settlement of the Pacific islands spanning 50,000 years, the movement of the Bantu-speaking peoples throughout Africa and Elizabethan attitudes towards migration.

Speakers & Talks

Dr Nando Sigona, Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology Chair of International Migration and Forced Displacement, University of Birmingham.

Dr Andrew Spicer, Research lead and Professor of Early Modern European History School of History, Philosophy and Culture, Oxford Brookes University.

Dr Shadreck Chirikure, Edward Hall Professor of Archaeological Science, Director of RLAHA, British Academy Global Professor, University of Oxford.

Dr Dylan Gaffney, From Michaelmas of 2023, will begin as Associate Professor of Palaeolithic Archaeology at the School of Archaeology at Oxford, currently Junior Research Fellow at St John’s College, University of Oxford.