Conference Papers, Seminars and Other Media

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Papers with Slides

2011 Pre-Conquest Utopia and How a “Republic” Becomes “Plurinational”: The Bolivian State In the 21st Century. Paper presented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Montreal.
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2011 Now Who Owns the Past?: Bolivian Autonomies, Antiquities Trafficking, and How Archaeologists Should Speak to the State Department. Paper presented at the 30th annual Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory, Andover, Massachusetts.
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2009 Publication as Preservation: Early 20th Century Excavations at Holmul, Guatemala, Paper presented at the conference From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the ‘Heritage’ of Empire, c. 1820–1940. Cambridge Victorian Studies Group, Cambridge. 21–22 March.
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2009 A Study of South American Antiquities in the Art Market: The Case for Financial Data, Paper presented at the 110th joint annual meeting or the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Philological Association, Philadelphia. 8–11 January.
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2006 Donna Yates and Jonah Augustine, New Discoveries and Unexpected Contexts: Continued Excavations to the West of the Akapana Pyramid, Tiwanaku, Bolivia. Paper presented at the 71st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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2005 Donna Yates and Maeve Skidmore, Alternative use of Space: Results of the 2004 excavations on the West side of the Akapana Pyramid, Tiwanaku, Bolivia. Paper presented at the 70th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Presentation Slides

2009 Looting Lecture for the undergraduate course Archaeological Heritage, Cambridge University
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2008 Trinity Hall, Trinidad, Tonga, Torres Strait, Tikal: the Life of Archaeologist, Adventurer, and Alum Alfred Maudslay, Seminar given at the McMenemy Seminar Series, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge.
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2008 The Return of the Sun: invention, commodification, and co-option of Solstice ceremonies in the Andes, Paper presented at Packaging the Past: The commodification of Heritage, the 9th Cambridge Heritage Seminar. 19 April.
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Papers without Slides

2007 Donna Yates and Jonah Augustine, Between the Sacred and the Profane: Spatial Transitions to the West of the Akapana Pyramid.
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2008 Donna Yates, Janaab’ Pakal of Palenque, review in Archaeological Histories, M. Boddington and N. Farrington eds, Archaeological Review from Cambridge 23(1).
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Design

In 2005 I designed a poster on the right for Saving Antiquities for Everyone (SAFE) a non-profit devoted to illicit antiquities research. They have since used my design and concept for a series of postcards and other promotional material.

Dissertation Materials

South America on the Block: The changing face of Pre-Columbian antiquities auctions in response to international law
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