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Human skull cup (Image courtesy of the NHM)

Cannibalistic habits of Ice Age Britons

Collaborative research on human remains from Gough’s Cave in Somerset, involving the Institute's Simon Parfitt, confirms Ice Age Britons had cannibalistic habits. More...

Published: Apr 21, 2015 11:08:36 AM

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SAA 2015: Diversity of Institute's outstanding research highlighted

The diversity of the Institute's outstanding research and the extent of its collaborative links are being showcased at the Society for American Archaeology's 80th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. More...

Published: Apr 17, 2015 4:48:51 PM

Digging up Jericho: Past, Present and Future

Digging up Jericho: Past, Present and Future

An international symposium entitled 'Digging up Jericho: Past, Present and Future' will be held at the Institute on 29 & 30 June, for which registration is now open. More...

Published: Apr 15, 2015 10:01:47 AM

Statue at Ranu Raraku quarry

Uncovering Easter Island's secrets

Sue Hamilton was recently interviewed by The Naked Scientists about her research on the meaning behind the iconic statues of Easter Island. More...

Published: Apr 13, 2015 12:02:02 PM

Stonehenge (Image © and courtesy of Lisa Preville)

Mike Parker Pearson to give 2015 Beatrice de Cardi Lecture

Mike Parker Pearson has been invited to give the 2015 Beatrice de Cardi Lecture at the British Academy on 9 November. More...

Published: Mar 31, 2015 12:33:42 PM

Events

Ceramic Technology

Thin Section Petrography of Archaeological Ceramics Training Course 2015

An intensive training course on Thin Section Petrography of Archaeological Ceramics: Methods and Application will be run at the Institute from 13-24 April 2015 taught by Patrick Quinn. More...

Starts: Apr 13, 2015 11:00:00 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 21 April. More...

Starts: Apr 21, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Cartoon of asylum life by Andrew Voyce

Negotiating control in the construction of the mental health recovery archive

Anna Sexton (UCL) will give a talk hosted by the Public History Discussion Group at the Institute on 25 April. More...

Starts: Apr 25, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Following in the Footsteps of Hawkes: Forgotten Archives in the British Museum

Following in the Footsteps of Hawkes: Forgotten Archives in the British Museum

Jennifer Wexler (MicroPasts Project, Department Of Britain, Europe & Prehistory, British Museum) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network on 29 April. More...

Starts: Apr 29, 2015 5:15:00 PM

Mesopotamia and Ukraine: the archaeological comparison that should never have happened

Mesopotamia and Ukraine: the archaeological comparison that should never have happened

David Wengrow will give the first seminar in a new lunchtime seminar series entitled Off the Record: conversations in World Archaeology at the Institute on 30 April. More...

Starts: Apr 30, 2015 12:00:00 PM


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