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Institute hosts visit from Igbo Ukwu community

Institute hosts visit from Igbo-Ukwu community

The Institute recently hosted a visit by descendants of the excavation teams of Igbo-Ukwu (southern Nigeria), one of West Africa's most celebrated and enigmatic archaeological sites. More...

Published: May 24, 2016 9:38:34 PM

Site of Jalame, at the foot of Mount Carmel, Haifa where oldest known glass-making furnaces in Israel found

Discovery of key Roman glass making furnaces

Ian Freestone was present during the recent discovery of the oldest known glass-making furnaces in Israel. More...

Published: May 23, 2016 4:11:16 PM


AHRC award for TruLife Research Network

Elizabeth Graham is part of a research network concerned with Precolumbian Tropical urban Life (TruLife) which has just received an AHRC award. More...

Published: May 19, 2016 1:02:27 PM

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Corisande Fenwick receives British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award

Corisande Fenwick has been awarded a 2016 British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award (BARSEA) for an engagement event entitled 'Rethinking the (Early) Islamic State'. More...

Published: May 17, 2016 5:00:56 PM

Photography in Academic Research (Image courtesy of David Swindell)

Photography in Academic Research

‘photography + (con) text’ is pleased to announce a call for papers and visual submissions for a conference on Photography in Academic Research to be held at the Institute in September 2016. More...

Published: May 13, 2016 1:47:08 PM

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Exhibition Launch - Mysteries of the Mind

Mysteries of the Mind

The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Mysteries of the Mind, opens to the public from 13 May 2016. 

Starts: May 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

The Institute will hold its next Graduate Open Evening on 1 June for those interested in masters courses or research degrees, as well as for those students already accepted onto a programme. More...

Starts: Jun 1, 2016 5:00:00 PM


Accordia Lecture: Permeable boundaries in the late 3rd millennium BC central Mediterranean

Giulia Recchia (Foggia University) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2015-16 series at the Institute on 7 June. More...

Starts: Jun 7, 2016 5:30:00 PM

History of Archaeology at the National Archives (TNA, OS 1/384, courtesy of the National Archives)

History of Archaeology at the National Archives

Juliette Desplat (Head of Overseas Records, The National Archives) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network at the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology on 9 June. More...

Starts: Jun 9, 2016 5:15:00 PM

World Archaeology Festival

World Archaeology Festival 2016

The Institute's contribution to the Council of British Archaeology's Festival of Archaeology will take place on Saturday 11 June from 12pm-5pm More...

Starts: Jun 11, 2016 12:00:00 PM

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