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Margaret Sparks and Clive on the Lower Brooks Street Site, 1966

Clive Orton publishes memoirs 'Degrees of Freedom'

Clive Orton, Emeritus Professor of Quantitative Archaeology at the Institute, has published his memoirs under the title 'Degrees of Freedom: and other episodes in an archaeological life'. More...

Published: Mar 24, 2017 3:10:49 PM

Greek pottery sherds

Fields, sherds and scholars: Recording and interpreting survey ceramics

Todd Whitelaw was invited to give the Keynote Lecture at a conference for early career researchers in Athens last month. More...

Published: Mar 22, 2017 11:18:03 AM

UNESCO HQ, Paris (Image courtesy of William Carruthers)

Conference: Heritage, Decolonisation and the Field

A conference entitled Heritage, Decolonisation and the Field will be held at the Institute in January 2018, for which a call for papers is announced. More...

Published: Mar 17, 2017 10:37:27 AM

Stonehenge (Image courtesy of Adam Sanford, Aerial Cam)

Mike Parker Pearson leads Stonehenge feedback from a consortium of experts

Mike Parker Pearson is part of a group of 21 archaeologists who have argued that a proposed tunnel under Stonehenge would block the sunset view the monument was designed to capture. More...

Published: Mar 15, 2017 5:07:06 PM

Nomadic ecology shaped Asia's Silk Roads

Nomadic ecology shaped the highland geography of Asia’s Silk Roads

Research co-authored by Tim Williams, published this week in Nature, indicates that mobility patterns of highland nomadic herders influenced the evolution of the Silk Road networks in the mountains of inner Asia. More...

Published: Mar 10, 2017 12:33:48 PM

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Events

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. 
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Starts: May 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The Origins of the Islamic State: Sovereignty and Power in the Middle Ages

Researching the Islamic State: New Challenges and Opportunities

A workshop exploring diverse aspects of the development of the earliest Islamic states will be held at UCL on 28 & 29 March. More...

Starts: Mar 28, 2017 11:15:00 AM

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UKAS 2017

The UK Archaeological Science (UKAS) conference will be hosted in London by the UCL Institute of Archaeology from 5-8 April, 2017. More...

Starts: Apr 5, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Early High Technology Ceramics Meeting

Early High Technology Ceramics Meeting

The second annual meeting of the Early High Technology Ceramics Network will be held at the Institute on 27 April. More...

Starts: Apr 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Accordia

Accordia Lecture: The Etruscan necropolises of Caere (Cerveteri, Rome), 7th to 1st centuries BC: new perspectives

Maria Raffaella Ciuccarelli (Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio delle Marche) will give the seventh Accordia Lecture of the 2016-17 series at the Institute on 2 May. More...

Starts: May 2, 2017 5:30:00 PM


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