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UCL Institute of Archaeology

  • Museum Studies, Conservation, Cultural Heritage Studies, Public Archaeology
  • Environmental Archaeology, Archaeological Material Science and Computational Modelling
  • Social, Historical and Cultural Archaeological Studies

 

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is the largest and one of the most highly regarded centres for archaeology, cultural heritage and museum studies in Britain, as evidenced by its top position in university league tables and National Student Survey results. It is one of the very few places in the world actively pursuing research on a truly global scale. Its degree programmes offer an unrivalled variety of courses on a diverse range of topics, and wide-ranging fieldwork opportunities.  The Institute hosts events on many different aspects of archaeology and is linked to heritage organisations, museums and archaeological societies, providing an outstanding research environment for staff, students and visitors.

News from the Institute of Archaeology

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SAA 2014: Diversity of Institute research  highlighted

The diversity of Institute research and extent of its collaborative links are being showcased at the Society for American Archaeology's 79th Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. More...

Published: Apr 24, 2014 10:07:24 PM

National Award of the Cuban Academy of Sciences

Collaborative research in Cuba wins prestigious award

Collaborative research in Cuba involving Marcos Martinón-Torres has received a National Award of the Cuban Academy of Sciences
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Published: Apr 23, 2014 3:21:00 PM

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Crowd-sourcing Britain’s Bronze Age

A new joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking online contributions from members of the public to enhance a major British Bronze Age archive and artefact collection. More...

Published: Apr 16, 2014 1:24:19 PM

Expanding Boundaries. Science and Theory in Prehistoric Studies conference (October 2014)

Expanding Boundaries

A call for papers for a conference entitled 'Expanding Boundaries: Science and Theory in Prehistoric Studies' is announced. More...

Published: Apr 15, 2014 2:58:53 PM

A reconstruction by Ian Dennis of the Whitehawk causewayed enclosure c. 3,600 cal BC (reproduced from Whittle, Healy and Bayliss 2011; fig. 1.3)

Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology Project wins HLF grant

The Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology Project has received £99,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting initiative based in Brighton. More...

Published: Apr 14, 2014 4:10:57 PM

Events at the Institute of Archaeology

World Archaeology Festival 2014

World Archaeology Festival 2014

The Institute's contribution to the Council of British Archaeology's Festival of British Archaeology will take place on Saturday 14 June from 11am-5pm More...

Crypto-colonial and national archaeologies as identity politics in the Cretan state

Crypto-colonial and national archaeologies as identity politics in the Cretan state

Vassilios Varouhakis (University of Southampton) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network on 30 April. More...

Accordia

Accordia Lecture: Perceptions of Prophecy

Nancy De Grummond (Florida State University) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2013-14 series at the Institute on 6 May. More...

Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar series 2013-14

Runestone images and visual communication in Viking Age Scandinavia

The penultimate seminar in the 2013-14 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Marjolein Stern (University of Nottingham). More...

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Inaugural Lecture@UCL: Mike Parker Pearson

Mike Parker Pearson will give his Inaugural Lecture entitled 'On the Road to Stonehenge' at UCL on 6 May. More...

A. A. Quibell, Sketch from Al Amra (Image courtesy of the Egypt Exploration Society)

Annie Pirie Quibell and Rosalind Paget

Lee Young (Griffith Institute, University of Oxford) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network on 7 May. More...


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