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News from the Institute of Archaeology

Institute researcher awarded Fellowship for continuation of Balkan research

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Miljana Radivojević, included in Serbian daily Blic's traditional list of Magnificent 20 Serbians for 2013

Miljana Radivojević has been awarded a Fellowship at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge commencing in March 2015.

Crowd-sourcing archaeology

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Early Bronze Age Axe hoard discovered in the late 19th century from the Folkton barrow in North Yorkshire (Copyright Trustees of the British Museum)

Volunteers from around the world have helped to make ancient bronze collections from the British Museum available online as part of the MicroPasts project.

Job Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in African Archaeology

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Sumana Kone and Kevin MacDonald presenting fundings from 2010 excavations to schools of Konodimini (Photo: Paul Burtenshaw)

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Teaching Fellow in African Archaeology (Ref.:1430887). The deadline for applications is 1 September 2014.

'Dig Whitehawk' Site Open Day

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A reconstruction by Ian Dennis of the Whitehawk causewayed enclosure c. 3,600 cal BC (reproduced from Whittle, Healy and Bayliss 2011; fig. 1.3)

The Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology Project will hold an Open Day at the site on Whitehawk Hill, near Brighton, on 23 August.

View from the trenches: Romania (2014)

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Mariana Ribas Albuquerque recording the location of finds with the totalstation

Institute staff and students have recently completed another season of excavation in Tăşnad, Northwest Romania. 

Community Archaeology in London

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Community Archaeology Project at Headstone Manor, Harrow

Gabriel Moshenska and Charlotte Frearson have been working with the Museum of London this summer on a community archaeology project in Harrow, North London.

Job Vacancy: Research Assistant

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Zooarchaeological material

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Assistant (part-time, Ref.: 1429895). The deadline for applications is 22 August 2014. 

Dorian Fuller on BBC Radio 4

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Dorian Fuller collecting oryza nivara in Orissa

Dorian Fuller was interviewed recently for the new BBC Radio 4 programme 'Plants: From Roots to Riches'.

Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication

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Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication

A call for papers for a conference entitled 'Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication' is announced with a deadline of 1 September 2014.

Martin Bridge on find at World Trade Center site

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Mary Rose Tudor warship

Martin Bridge was recently invited to comment on the discovery of a wooden ship unearthed at the World Trade Center site in New York.

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