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Institute hosts visit from Indian delegation

16 March 2016

Prof Sue Hamilton welcoming the delegation from Gauhati University, India

The Institute recently hosted a visit by a delegation from Gauhati University, Assam, India.

The delegation was led by Dr Mridul Hazarika, Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University, and included representatives from Gauhati University’s Anthropology (Dr Dwipen Bezbaruah), Women’s Studies (Dr Polly Vauquline), Geography (Dr Madhushree Das) and Economics departments (Dr Ratul Mahanta).

Having been welcomed by Institute Director, Sue Hamilton, the group were then given a tour of the Institute’s outstanding facilities, including its laboratories, collections and library, which support an unparalleled range of archaeological research and teaching.

The UCL Institute of Archaeology aims to be internationally pre-eminent in the study, and comparative analysis, of world archaeology; to be at the forefront of international research in archaeological sciences; and to develop theory, method and practice in the study and management of cultural heritage in its social, political and economic contexts. The scale of the Institute, and the diversity of its activities, facilitates sustainable links with an extensive network of collaborators in the UK and overseas.