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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.

Percussive Technology in Human Evolution

Start: Sep 18, 2014 8:00:00 AM
End: Sep 19, 2014 6:30:00 PM

Percussive Technology in Human Evolution
An international conference on Percussive Technology in Human Evolution will take place at the Institute of Archaeology on 18 & 19 September.

Company of images: modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age (2000-1500 BC)

Start: Sep 18, 2014 12:30:00 PM
End: Sep 20, 2014 1:30:00 PM

Company of images: modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age (Image courtesy of Gianluca Miniaci)
An international conference exploring the fertile imaginary world of Middle Bronze Age Egypt through its material culture and archaeological sources will be held at UCL from 18-20 September.

Maya on the Thames

Start: Sep 19, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Sep 21, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Maya on the Thames (Maya Myths and Glyphs Workshop 2014)
The 3rd Annual Workshop on Maya Myths and Glyphs, organised in association with the UCL Public Engagement Unit, will be held at the Institute from 19-21 September.

Time, Identity and Imperialism in the Roman World

Start: Sep 29, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Time, Identity and Imperialism in the Roman World
Andrew Gardner will give the opening seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 29 September.

The Micropasts Project: crowd-sourcing archaeology

Start: Oct 6, 2014 4:00:00 PM

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Andrew Bevan will give the second seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 6 October.

Creativity, Innovation, Function: Prehistoric Textile Art in Central Europe - a case study from Hallstatt

Start: Oct 9, 2014 4:00:00 PM
End: Oct 9, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Prehistoric textiles
Karina Grömer (Natural History Museum, Vienna) will give a lecture at the Institute of Archaeology on 9 October.

Syene: The Development of the Town from Pharaonic Times onwards

Start: Oct 10, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Syene: The Development of the Town from Pharaonic Times onwards
Wolfgang Müller (Swiss Institute in Cairo) will give a seminar co-organised by the Institute's Material Cultures of Prehistoric and Dynastic Egypt research network and UCL History on 10 October.

Stories from the City, stories from the sea

Start: Oct 13, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Cod skeleton indicating anatomical categories used in the study (Base image copyright ArcheoZoo.org)

The Space Between: The 'undead' Roman Empire and the aesthetics of Salin's Style I

Start: Oct 15, 2014 6:15:00 PM

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The 6th Sir David Wilson Lecture in Medieval Studies and the first lecture in the 2014-15 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Guy Halsall (University of York) on 15 October.

Re-examining Neanderthal hunting strategies at la Cotte de St Brelade, Jersey

Start: Oct 20, 2014 4:00:00 PM

La Cotte de St Brelade, Jersey
Matt Pope will give the fourth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 20 October.

Accordia Lecture: "the columns are unfinished to this day!" - new excavations in the forum of Pompeii

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

Accordia
Christoph Rummel (German Archaeological Institute) will give the first Accordia Lecture of the 2014-15 series at Senate House on 21 October.

Expanding Boundaries: Science and Theory in Prehistoric Studies

Start: Oct 24, 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Oct 25, 2014 12:00:00 AM

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.

Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication

Start: Nov 4, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 5, 2014 5:00:00 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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