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Events at the Institute of Archaeology

Voices of War: UCL in WWI

Start: May 6, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Apr 5, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Voices of War: UCL in WWI
The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Voices of War: UCL in WWI, opens to the public from 6 May 2014.

ICCHA 2014 Public Lecture: Gold and Iron: China’s relations with the Steppe in the First Millennium BC

Start: Oct 22, 2014 6:00:00 PM

ICCHA 2014 Public Lecture: Gold and Iron: China’s relations with the Steppe in the First Millennium BC
Professor Dame Jessica Rawson (University of Oxford) will give the ICCHA 10 Year Anniversary Public Lecture at the Institute on 22 October.

Expanding Boundaries: Science and Theory in Prehistoric Studies

Start: Oct 24, 2014 3:45:00 PM
End: Oct 25, 2014 7:00:00 PM

Expanding Boundaries: Science and Theory in Prehistoric Studies
A conference entitled 'Expanding Boundaries: Science and Theory in Prehistoric Studies' will be held at UCL's Petrie Museum and the Institute of Archaeology on 24 & 25 October.

Night-time factory infatuation and the tourist gaze: the Japanese subculture of ‘Kojo Moe’

Start: Oct 27, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Photographing factories at night. Himeji city, 15 March 2014. Photo by Hilary Orange
Hilary Orange (CAA) will give the fifth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 27 October.

Ghosts in West Africa

Start: Oct 30, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Ghosts in West Africa: some thoughts, collected anecdotes and an original Malian antiquarian ghost story in the style of MR James
Kevin MacDonald (UCL) will give the first seminar in the African Peoples and Pasts series at the Institute on 30 October.

Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom

Start: Nov 1, 2014 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 1, 2014 4:00:00 PM

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 1 November.

“A pile of my history, found in my parents' attic”: The everyday histories and archives of popular music heritage

Start: Nov 1, 2014 11:00:00 AM

The Sex Pistols (Birmingham Popular Music Archive)
Paul Long will give a talk hosted by the Public History Discussion Group at the Institute on 1 November.

Gold of the afterlife: Analytical approaches to Egyptian Jewellery

Start: Nov 3, 2014 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 3, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Gold of the afterlife: Analytical approaches to Egyptian Jewellery
A one day workshop debating the art of the goldsmith in Ancient Egypt will be held at the Institute on 3 November.

Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication

Start: Nov 4, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 5, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication
A conference entitled 'Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication' will be held at the Institute of Archaeology on 4 & 5 November 2014.

Accordia Lecture: Art and death in Neolithic Sardinia: the decorated domus de janas rock-cut tombs

Start: Nov 4, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Guillaume Robin (University of Edinburgh) will give the second Accordia Lecture of the 2014-15 series at the Institute on 4 November.

CAA Seminar: New technologies and archaeological practice

Start: Nov 7, 2014 4:00:00 PM

CAA Seminar Series on The value of commercial archaeology
The second seminar in the new Centre for Applied Archaeology (CAA) Seminar Series on 'The value of commercial archaeology' will take place at the ASE offices in Essex on 7 November.

Michael Faraday and the history of archaeological chemistry

Start: Nov 10, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Michael Faraday and the history of archaeological chemistry
Gabriel Moshenska will give the sixth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 10 November.

‘He will be deprived of Christian burial’: an interdisciplinary study of the privation of burial in the Middle Ages (10th -14th centuries)

Start: Nov 11, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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The second seminar in the 2014-15 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Mathieu Vivas on 11 November.

From Angkor to Africa: the significance of low-density settlements

Start: Nov 13, 2014 6:00:00 PM

From Angkor to Africa: the significance of low-density settlements
Roland Fletcher (University of Sydney) will give the next seminar in the African Peoples and Pasts series at the Institute on 13 November.

Landscapes of Ritual and Power in Mali

Start: Nov 17, 2014 4:00:00 PM

The DoSigi mask, contemporary version, danced at the annual Do festival (photo MacDonald)
Kevin MacDonald will give the seventh seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 17 November.

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

Start: Nov 19, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Nov 19, 2014 7:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening
The Institute will hold its next Graduate Open Evening on 19 November for those interested in masters courses or research degrees, as well as for those students already accepted onto a programme.

Excavating Egypt in the 1930s: Film Screening and Discussion

Start: Nov 20, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Nov 20, 2014 8:00:00 PM

Filming the 1930s excavations at Tell el-Amarna, Egypt (Image courtesy of the Egypt Exploration Society)
A film screening and talk by Michael McCluskey (UCL English) to mark the launch of the new collaborative Filming Antiquity project will be held at the Institute on 20 November.

CAA Seminar: Working with communities in commercial archaeology

Start: Nov 21, 2014 5:30:00 PM

CAA Seminar Series on The value of commercial archaeology
The third seminar in the new Centre for Applied Archaeology (CAA) Seminar Series on 'The value of commercial archaeology' will take place at the Institute on 21 November.

Crossdisciplinary frameworks for studying visitors' experiences with digitally mediated museum exhibits

Start: Nov 24, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Studying visitors’ experiences with digitally mediated museum exhibits
Theano Moussouri & Eleni Vomvyla will give the eighth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 24 November.

The archaeology of Easter Island

Start: Nov 25, 2014 1:15:00 PM
End: Nov 25, 2014 1:55:00 PM

Statues at Ahu Tongariki
Sue Hamilton will give a Lunch Hour Lecture in UCL on 25 November entitled The archaeology of Easter Island.

Institute of Archaeology Annual Lecture 2014

Start: Nov 27, 2014 6:30:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology building, 2010
Lynn Meskell (Stanford University) will give the Institute of Archaeology Annual Lecture 2014 on 27 November with a presentation entitled 'UNESCO World Heritage: A New Global Order of Things'.  

Things that travelled: Mediterranean Glass in the First Millennium AD

Start: Nov 28, 2014 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 29, 2014 8:00:00 PM

Coloured glass from the Petrie Palestinian Collection
The UCL Early Glass Technology Research Network will hold its inaugural conference at the Institute of Archaeology on 28 & 29 November 2014.

A Day on the Maya

Start: Nov 29, 2014 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 29, 2014 4:00:00 PM

A Day on the Maya (Image courtesy: http://seco.glendale.edu/ceramics/ahts'ib.html)
A day event bringing together specialists on the ancient and modern Maya will be held at the Institute on 29 November.

The Archaeological & Social History of a Gentry House: Boynton Hall, England

Start: Dec 1, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Boynton Hall, Yorkshire
Tim Schadla-Hall will give the penultimate seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 1 December.

Accordia Anniversary Lecture: Frattesina: an entrepôt in the prehistoric Mediterranean world

Start: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Anna Maria Bietti Sestieri (University of the Salento) will give the third Accordia Lecture of the 2014-15 series at Senate House on 2 December.

CAA Seminar: Impact: making a difference

Start: Dec 5, 2014 5:30:00 PM

CAA Seminar Series on The value of commercial archaeology
The fourth seminar in the new Centre for Applied Archaeology (CAA) Seminar Series on 'The value of commercial archaeology' will take place at the Institute on 5 December.

Debating civilisation: perspectives from archaeology

Start: Dec 8, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Debating civilisation
Mike Rowlands, Andrew Bevan, Dorian Fuller & David Wengrow will give the final seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 8 December.

Glass vessels in middle and late Anglo-Saxon England

Start: Dec 9, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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The third seminar in the 2014-15 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Rose Broadley (UCL) on 9 December.

CAA Seminar: Communicating the results of work in developer-funded archaeology

Start: Dec 19, 2014 4:00:00 PM

CAA Seminar Series on The value of commercial archaeology
The fifth seminar in the new Centre for Applied Archaeology (CAA) Seminar Series on 'The value of commercial archaeology' will take place at the ASE offices in Sussex on 19 December.

Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom

Start: Jan 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM
End: Jan 8, 2015 4:00:00 PM

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 8 January.

Accordia Lecture: Getting the bigger picture from a minor site: the Roman and Late Antique mansio of Vignale (Tuscany)

Start: Jan 13, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Enrico Zanini (University of Siena) will give the fourth Accordia Lecture of the 2014-15 series at Senate House on 13 January.

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