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Mysteries of the Mind

Start: May 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM
End: Apr 20, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Exhibition Launch - Mysteries of the Mind
The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Mysteries of the Mind, opens to the public from 13 May 2016. 

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

Start: Feb 28, 2017 5:00:00 PM
End: Feb 28, 2017 7:00:00 PM

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The Institute will hold its next Graduate Open Evening on 28 February for those interested in masters courses or research degrees, as well as for those students already accepted onto a programme.

The Wonderful Things of Punt: Excavations at the 12th Dynasty Harbor of Saww, Modern Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt

Start: Mar 2, 2017 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM

The Wonderful Things of Punt: Excavations at the 12th Dynasty Harbor of Saww, Modern Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt
Kathryn Bard (Boston University) will give a lecture sponsored by the World Archaeology Section at the Institute on 2 March.

Afterlives: Cabinets of Consequence: Octagon Salon #3

Start: Mar 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 2, 2017 8:30:00 PM

Afterlives: Cabinets of Conaequence: Octagon Salon #3
A special public event, a 'salon', to accompany Cabinets of Consequence, the current Octagon exhibition, will take place at UCL on 2 March.

Capturing Changes: Using the Oxford System to further understand the movement of metal in Shang China (16th Century BC-1046 BC)

Start: Mar 2, 2017 6:15:00 PM

Image: By Gary Lee Todd, PhD, Professor of History, Sias International University, Xinzheng, Henan, China. [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Ruiliang Liu (University of Oxford) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Seminar of 2016-17 at the Institute on 2 March.

The last great early medieval migration? Assessing genetic and archaeological evidence for the Vikings in England

Start: Mar 6, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Hadrian's Wall (Image courtesy of Andrew Gardner)
Jane Kershaw (UCL) & Ellen C. Røyrvik (Warwick) will give the eighth seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 6 March.

Collecting, Ordering, Governing: Anthropology, Museums and Liberal Government Book Launch

Start: Mar 7, 2017 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 7, 2017 8:00:00 PM

Collecting, Ordering, Governing: Anthropology, Museums and Liberal Government Panel Discussion and Book Cover
A special event to mark the publication of Collecting, Ordering, Governing: Anthropology, Museums and Liberal Government (Duke University Press, 2017) will be held at the UCL Grant Museum of Zoology on 7 March.

Postcards as Archives: "Excavating" Popular Archaeology at the Turn of the Century

Start: Mar 8, 2017 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 8, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Postcards as archives
Katy Soar (Royal Holloway) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network at the Institute on 8 March.

3rd UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History: Ancient DNA and the rewriting of our human history

Start: Mar 9, 2017 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 9, 2017 7:30:00 PM

3rd UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History: Ancient DNA and the rewriting of our human history
Eske Willerslev (University of Cambridge/University of Copenhagen) will give the 3rd UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History at the Institute on 9 March.

The Archaeology of Impermanence: current work on the material culture of the refugee crisis

Start: Mar 13, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Hadrian's Wall (Image courtesy of Andrew Gardner)
Dan Hicks (Oxford) will give the penultimate seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 13 March.

Accordia Lecture: Toward a social landscape of the house: a comparison between southern Etruria and coastal Campania in the Early Iron Age

Start: Mar 14, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Beatriz Marin-Aguilera (University of Cambridge) will give the sixth Accordia Lecture of the 2016-17 series at Senate House on 14 March.

Sagas & Socialism: William Morris in Iceland

Start: Mar 14, 2017 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 14, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Sagas & Socialism: William Morris in Iceland
Tina Paphitis (UCL) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network at the Institute on 14 March.

Migrations, Frontiers and Borderlands: where next?

Start: Mar 20, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Hadrian's Wall (Image courtesy of Andrew Gardner)
Sophy Charlton, Andrew Gardner, Hazel Reade, Andrew Reynolds & Rhiannon Stevens will give the final seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 20 March.

The Image of the Past: Reassembling Identities through Roman Objects in Early Anglo-Saxon Society, 5th to 7th Century AD

Start: Mar 21, 2017 6:00:00 PM

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The penultimate seminar in the 2016-17 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Indra Werthmann (Durham) on 21 March.

Ceramics on the Maritime Silk Roads: China Wares Used in the Trade and Diplomacy of Early Ming Dynasty

Start: Mar 23, 2017 6:15:00 PM

Dr Baoping Li
Baoping Li will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Seminar of 2016-17 at the Institute on 23 March.

UKAS 2017

Start: Apr 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM
End: Apr 8, 2017 5:00:00 PM

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The UK Archaeological Science (UKAS) conference will be hosted in London by the UCL Institute of Archaeology from 5-8 April, 2017.

Accordia Lecture: The Etruscan necropolises of Caere (Cerveteri, Rome), 7th to 1st centuries BC: new perspectives

Start: May 2, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Maria Raffaella Ciuccarelli (Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio delle Marche) will give the seventh Accordia Lecture of the 2016-17 series at the Institute on 2 May.

Brexit, Archaeology and Heritage: Reflections and Agendas

Start: May 5, 2017 10:30:00 AM
End: May 5, 2017 6:00:00 PM

The EU
A one-day workshop on 'Brexit, Archaeology and Heritage: Reflections and Agendas' will be held at the Institute on 5 May.

Sex and Symbolism

Start: May 8, 2017 9:30:00 AM
End: Apr 27, 2018 5:00:00 PM

Image courtesy of the UCL Institute of Archaeology
The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Sex and Symbolism, will open to the public in May 2017.

Stressed Out! Debunking the stress myth in the study of archaeological human remains

Start: May 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM
End: May 20, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Stressed Out! Debunking the stress myth in the study of archaeological human remains
The Institute of Archaeology Annual Conference 2017 entitled 'Stressed Out! Debunking the stress myth in the study of archaeological human remains' will take place at the Institute on 19 & 20 May.

Tel Dor and Cross-Mediterranean Interactions 1400-400 BC: A Non-Braudelian Story

Start: May 31, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Tel Dor and Cross-Mediterranean Interactions 1400-400 BC: A Non-Braudelian Story
Ayelet Gilboa (University of Haifa) will give a special lecture, sponsored by the World Archaeology Section, at the Institute on 31 May. 

World Archaeology Festival 2017

Start: Jun 10, 2017 12:00:00 PM
End: Jun 10, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology 80th Anniversary logo
The Institute's contribution to the Council of British Archaeology's Festival of Archaeology will take place on Saturday 10 June from 12pm-5pm

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