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MORPH 2016: Morphometric Applications in Archaeology and Anthropology

MORPH2016: Morphometric Applications in Archaeology and Anthropology

MORPH2016: Morphometric Applications in Archaeology and Anthropology will be held at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on 26 May for which a call for papers has been announced. More...

Published: Feb 11, 2016 2:43:22 PM

The Poike peninsula comprises an ancient shield volcano on the east end of Rapa Nui. The three domes on the left side of the hill are trachyte, a stone which on Rapa Nui only occurs on Poike, and is used for the facings of ceremonial monuments (Fig. 5) and for moai (statues)

At the front of erosion: landscape and archaeology on Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

A UCL team has just returned from Rapa Nui where they have been investigating the impact of severe erosion on the island's heritage and natural environment. More...

Published: Feb 8, 2016 11:21:35 AM

Anti-Valentine Fright Night

Museum Studies students organise Anti-Valentine Fright Night

UCL Museum Studies students are organising a special late event at the Jewish Museum, London on 11 February. More...

Published: Feb 5, 2016 4:52:14 PM

Stonehenge (Courtesy of Adam Stanford © Aerial-Cam Ltd)

Gender equality among Stonehenge burials

A new study, involving Institute research student Christie Willis, has found that around half of the prehistoric bones at Stonehenge belonged to women. More...

Published: Feb 4, 2016 1:53:58 PM

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UCL Institute of Archaeology & Beta Analytic Radiocarbon Draw for the Archaeology of the Americas

Congratulations to Bruna Rocha who is the winner of the inaugural UCL Institute of Archaeology & Beta Analytic Radiocarbon Draw for the Archaeology of the Americas. More...

Published: Feb 2, 2016 11:07:00 AM

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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

The origins of the C.L.R. James Library in Dalston, Hackney (Image courtesy of London Borough of Hackney)

Commemorating Anti-Racism: The origins of the C.L.R. James Library in Dalston, Hackney

Christian Høgsbjerg (UCL Institute of the Americas) will give a talk hosted by the Public History Discussion Group at the Institute on 13 February. More...

Starts: Feb 13, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Industrial Kush-Archaeological investigations and community engagement activities at the Royal City of Meroe, Sudan

Industrial Kush-Archaeological investigations and community engagement activities at the Royal City of Meroe, Sudan

Jane Humphris (UCL Qatar) will give the next seminar in the African Peoples and Pasts series at the Institute on 15 February. More...

Starts: Feb 15, 2016 5:00:00 PM

A weaver of the Maa ethnicity, using one of the simplest types of loom found in East Asia (braced with the back and feet). Ta Lai village in southern Vietnam (Photo Chris Buckley)

The Evolution of an Ancient Technology

Chris Buckley (University of Oxford) will give a talk on the evolution of an ancient technology at the Institute on 16 February. More...

Starts: Feb 16, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Accordia

Accordia Lecture: Venus Envy: investigating the terracotta figurines from the Lago di Venere, Pantelleria

Carrie Murray (Brock University) will give the fifth Accordia Lecture of the 2015-16 series at the Institute on 16 February. More...

Starts: Feb 16, 2016 5:30:00 PM


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