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Zero footprint: What shall we leave behind?

The AHRC-funded Heritage Futures project is collaborating with ceramicist Martin Kunze on a project to bury a snapshot of all human knowledge. More...

Published: Jan 18, 2017 4:07:03 PM


Job Vacancy: Research Associate, AHRC Heritage Priority Area

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Associate (Ref.: 1620928). The deadline for applications is 10 February 2017. More...

Published: Jan 16, 2017 9:28:36 AM

Pioneers of Archaeology exhibition at Alesia MuseoParc (2016)

Exhibition project at Alesia MuseoParc: Portraits of Archaeologists

Mike Parker Pearson has been selected as one of 20 archaeologists from around the world to be honoured in a 2017 exhibition at Alesia MuseoParc. More...

Published: Jan 12, 2017 12:07:51 PM

Recent Looting at the 1st millennium AD cemetery site of Bidi, near Douentza, Mali

Mali's Looted Treasures

Kevin MacDonald was interviewed recently on the BBC World Service's Newshour programme about Mali's Looted Treasures. More...

Published: Jan 9, 2017 3:11:44 PM

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Institute of Archaeology 80 Years | 1937-2017

The Institute of Archaeology will celebrate its 80th Anniversary in 2017. More...

Published: Dec 22, 2016 1:27:27 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

Hadrian's Wall (Image courtesy of Andrew Gardner)

Pioneers of the North

Sonja Grimm (Zentrum für Baltische und Skandinavische Archäologie) will give the third seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 23 January. More...

Starts: Jan 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM


Accordia Lecture: Landscape as political negotiation, 6000BC - AD2016: a long duree history of Southern Calabria

John Robb (University of Cambridge) will give the fourth Accordia Lecture of the 2016-17 series at Senate House on 24 January. More...

Starts: Jan 24, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Power, religion and architecture: The archaeology of the Jesuit settlements in Ethiopia (1614-1633)

Power, religion and architecture: The archaeology of the Jesuit settlements in Ethiopia (1614-1633)

Jorge de Torres (British Museum) will give the next seminar in the African Peoples and Pasts series at the Institute on 26 January. More...

Starts: Jan 26, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Evolution of settlements in the oasis of Bukhara

Evolution of settlements in the oasis of Bukhara

Rocco Rante (Département des arts de l’Islam, Musée du Louvre) will give a talk organised by the Institute of Archaeology with support from the Centre for Research on the Dynamics of Civilisation and the Institute of Advanced Studies at UCL on 27 January. More...

Starts: Jan 27, 2017 5:30:00 PM

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