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2013 excavations by the Olduvai Geochronology Archaeology Project at the MNK site

Institute staff comment on discovery of oldest stone tools

Institute staff have been asked to comment in the media on the significance of the oldest stone tools discovered by archaeologists in Kenya. More...

Published: May 22, 2015 2:54:43 PM

Ethnic Ambiguity and the African Past bookcover

Ethnic Ambiguity and the African Past

An innovative volume edited by François G. Richard and Kevin MacDonald which examines materiality, history and the shaping of cultural identities in Africa, has now been published by Left Coast Press. More...

Published: May 20, 2015 5:28:46 PM

Community Archaeology Geophysics Group surveying a Roman burial in Hertfordshire (Image courtesy of CAGG)

Of Magistrates and Magnetics: Studying the Towns of Roman Britain

Kris Lockyear has been invited to present his geophysics research as part of Cincinnati Museum Center's Insights Lecture Series this week. More...

Published: May 18, 2015 12:30:10 PM

The Neolithic site of Kočićevo in the lower Vrbas valley (Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina): report of the 2009-2014 field seasons

Monograph published by the EUROFARM team

Members of the EUROFARM project have just published a monograph summarising the results of several field seasons on the site of Kočićevo and its surroundings (Republika Srpska, Bosnia&Herzegovina). More...

Published: May 15, 2015 2:35:58 PM

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Job Vacancies: UP-NORTH Project

The Institute of Archaeology currently has vacancies for a Laboratory Technician (Ref.: 1461209) and a Research Associate (Ref.: 1456775) on the ERC-funded UP-NORTH Project.

Published: May 13, 2015 12:10:33 PM

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We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology Exhibition poster

We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology

The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology, opens to the public from 8 May 2015. More...

Starts: May 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom

Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom

In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held for teachers at the Institute on 26 May. More...

Starts: May 26, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Interglacial (recent) glaciation of the northern hemisphere during the Quaternary climatic cycles. By Hannes Grobe/AWI (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Rice and methane in monsoon Asia

Fabio Silva / Dorian Fuller (UCL) will give a lunchtime seminar in UCL as part of an interdepartmental programme on Palaeoclimate on 26 May. More...

Starts: May 26, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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Winifred Lamb at War: Room 40 and the BBC

David Gill (University Campus Suffolk) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network on 27 May. More...

Starts: May 27, 2015 5:15:00 PM


The -ingtūn place-names of Shropshire: thinking through questions of chronology

The final seminar in the 2014-15 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Jayne Carroll (University of Nottingham) on 3 June. More...

Starts: Jun 3, 2015 6:00:00 PM

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