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We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology

Start: May 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM
End: Apr 20, 2016 5:00:00 PM

We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology Exhibition poster
The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology, opens to the public from 8 May 2015.

UCL Museum Studies film club: National Gallery

Start: Feb 10, 2016 4:00:00 PM
End: Feb 10, 2016 6:00:00 PM

UCL Museum Studies film club: National Gallery
UCL Museum Studies film club is presenting a series of films on museums, heritage and cultural memory, the fourth of which takes place on 10 February.

Film screening: Ancient Iron

Start: Feb 10, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Film screening: Ancient Iron
As part of the African Peoples and Pasts series, a film screening of 'Ancient Iron' will take place at the Institute on 10 February.

The Road Taken: The Main Discoveries in my Excavations of the City of David, Jerusalem

Start: Feb 10, 2016 6:00:00 PM

City of David, Jerusalem
The Institute of Archaeology and Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society will jointly host a lecture by Ronny Reich at UCL on 10 February.

The Gravettian of Russia, Chronology, Climate and Lithic Diversity

Start: Feb 11, 2016 5:00:00 PM
End: Feb 11, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Human Evolution Research Network event
The Institute's Archaeology of Human Evolution research network is organising a series of talks this term, the first of which takes place on 11 February.

Ming Dynasty Paper Money under the Microscope

Start: Feb 11, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Ming Dynasty Paper Money under the Microscope
Caroline Cartwright & Helen Wang (British Museum) and Christina Duffy (British Library) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Lecture of 2015-16 at the Institute on 11 February.

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

Start: Feb 13, 2016 11:00:00 AM
End: Feb 13, 2016 1:00:00 PM

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

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

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

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.

The Evolution of an Ancient Technology

Start: Feb 16, 2016 4:00:00 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)
Chris Buckley (University of Oxford) will give a talk on the evolution of an ancient technology at the Institute on 16 February.

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

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

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

Britain in the early medieval Atlantic: the ceramic evidence for international connections

Start: Feb 16, 2016 6:00:00 PM

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The fourth seminar in the 2015-16 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Maria Duggan (Newcastle University) on 16 February.

2nd UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History: Winter is coming. Glaciations and human evolution in Europe

Start: Feb 18, 2016 6:00:00 PM
End: Feb 18, 2016 7:30:00 PM

Cave at the archaeological site of Atapuerca (Sierra Atapuerca), an ancient karstic region, Province of Burgos, Castile-Leon, Spain. There are several caves such as the Gran Dolina, where fossils and stone tools of the earliest known hominids in Europe have been found (Wikimedia Commons)
Juan Luis Arsuaga (Complutense University of Madrid) will give the 2nd UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History at the Institute on 18 February.

Glazed, industrial and architectural ceramics from the Bronze Age to the 18th Century

Start: Feb 19, 2016 9:30:00 AM
End: Feb 19, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Early High Technology Ceramics Network Meeting
A meeting of the Early High Technology Ceramics Network will be held at the Institute on 19 February.

The spread of farming across Asia

Start: Feb 22, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar Series: The Place of Asia in World Archaeology
Martin Jones (University of Cambridge) will give the sixth seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 22 February.

'So violent and motley was life'

Start: Feb 23, 2016 6:00:00 PM

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The fifth seminar in the 2015-16 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Niamh Carty (University College Cork) on 23 February. 

Islamic Archaeology Day

Start: Feb 27, 2016 10:30:00 AM
End: Feb 27, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Qala of Beni Hammad
A one-day event exploring aspects of Islamic Archaeology will be held at the Institute on 27 February.

The Silk Road and the nature of Hellenism in Central Asia

Start: Feb 29, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar Series: The Place of Asia in World Archaeology
Rachel Mairs (University of Reading) will give the seventh seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 29 February.

Accordia Lecture: Supplying Rome between the 4th and 6th centuries AD. Results of recent excavations at the Portus Romae

Start: Mar 1, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Simon Keay (Southampton University & British School at Rome) will give the penultimate Accordia Lecture of the 2015-16 series at Senate House on 1 March.

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

Start: Mar 2, 2016 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 2, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening
The Institute will hold its next Graduate Open Evening on 2 March for those interested in masters courses or research degrees, as well as for those students already accepted onto a programme.

Comparative sacred landscape and the case of South Asia

Start: Mar 7, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar Series: The Place of Asia in World Archaeology
Robert Harding (UCL) will give the eighth seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 7 March.

Crop movement, regional networks and the emergence of agricultural societies in Eastern China and East Asia

Start: Mar 14, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar Series: The Place of Asia in World Archaeology
Yijie Zhuang and Dorian Fuller (UCL) will give the penultimate seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 14 March.

Movement and prayer: the litanies in Byzantine Constantinople

Start: Mar 15, 2016 6:00:00 PM

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The penultimate seminar in the 2015-16 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Vicky Manolopoulou (Newcastle University) on 15 March.

Pottery Use in East Asian Early Holocene: Reconstructed from Organic Residue Analysis

Start: Mar 17, 2016 6:00:00 PM

China Night Term 1 Lectures 2015-16
Shinya Shoda (BioArCh, University of York) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Lecture of 2015-16 at the Institute on 17 March.

The Angkorian Empire did not live by rice alone

Start: Mar 21, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar Series: The Place of Asia in World Archaeology
Cristina Castillo (UCL) will give the final seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 21 March.

Inaugural Lecture@UCL: Marcos Martinón-Torres

Start: Apr 19, 2016 6:30:00 PM
End: Apr 19, 2016 7:30:00 PM

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Marcos Martinón-Torres will give his Inaugural Lecture entitled 'Archaeology, Science and Serendipity' at UCL on 19 April.

Accordia Lecture: On the edge of Etruria: early Etruscans in the Apennines

Start: May 3, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Phil Perkins (The Open University) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2015-16 series at the Institute on 3 May.

Inaugural Lecture@UCL: Andrew Bevan

Start: May 3, 2016 6:30:00 PM
End: May 3, 2016 7:30:00 PM

UCL, 2011 (Image ©UCL Media Services)
Andrew Bevan will give his Inaugural Lecture entitled 'Spatial and Comparative Archaeology in an Age of Evidence' at UCL on 3 May.

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