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Ruins of the slave fort on Bunce Island in the Sierra Leone River, one of Sierra Leone’s most celebrated heritage sites, declared a national monument under the Monuments and Relics Act in 1948. Photo: Paul Basu.

Review of Sierra Leone’s heritage legislation

Paul Basu has been commissioned by the Government of Sierra Leone to undertake a review of its heritage legislation. More...

Published: Apr 23, 2015 7:18:53 AM

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YAC wins 2015 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage

The Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC) has been awarded an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award for 2015. More...

Published: Apr 22, 2015 11:44:33 AM

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

Events

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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Accordia Lecture: Interpreting the Etruscans: between republicanism and princely rule (12th to 16th centuries)

Corinna Riva (UCL) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2014-15 series at the Institute on 5 May. More...

Starts: May 5, 2015 5:30:00 PM

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Underlying secrets of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmith: Results from the analysis of the Staffordshire Hoard gold

The penultimate seminar in the 2014-15 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Eleanor Blakelock (British Museum) on 5 May. More...

Starts: May 5, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Moche ceramic depicting craftsmen using blow tubes to smelt and work metal objects (National Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Lima, Peru)

South American Archaeology Seminar

The South American Archaeology Seminar, co-sponsored by the Institute for Latin American Studies, University of London and the Institute of Archaeology, will be held on 16 May. More...

Starts: May 16, 2015 10:00:00 AM


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