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Job Vacancy: Research Associate, AHRC Heritage Priority Area

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AHRC

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Associate (Ref.: 1620928). The deadline for applications is 10 February 2017.

Exhibition project at Alesia MuseoParc: Portraits of Archaeologists

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Pioneers of Archaeology exhibition at Alesia MuseoParc (2016)

Mike Parker Pearson has been selected as one of 20 archaeologists from around the world to be honoured in a 2017 exhibition at Alesia MuseoParc.

Mali's Looted Treasures

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Recent Looting at the 1st millennium AD cemetery site of Bidi, near Douentza, Mali

Kevin MacDonald was interviewed recently on the BBC World Service's Newshour programme about Mali's Looted Treasures.

Institute of Archaeology 80 Years | 1937-2017

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Institute of Archaeology 80th Anniversary logo

The Institute of Archaeology will celebrate its 80th Anniversary in 2017.

The origin of the Institute of Archaeology goes back to Mortimer Wheeler’s vision of creating a centre for archaeological training in Britain, which he conceived in the 1920s. Thanks to his efforts and those of his wife, Tessa Verney Wheeler, his ambitions were realised when the Institute was officially opened in 1937, with Mortimer Wheeler as its first director. Among its early members of staff were some of the founding ancestors of archaeology in Britain.

Building a sustainable campus award

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UCL Sustainability Achievement Award for 2015-16 for Sandra Bond

Sandra Bond has been awarded a UCL Sustainability Achievement Award for 2015-16 for her work in building a sustainable campus.

Publications on the UNESCO & Republic of Korea Funds-in-Trust Project “Support for the Preparation for the World Heritage Serial Nomination of the Silk Roads in South Asia”

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Bhutan Paro Kyichu Lhakhang © UNESCO / Roland Chih-hung Lin

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is one of the partners involved in the preparation for the World Heritage Serial Nomination of the Silk Roads in South Asia.

Could Modern Civilization Collapse? Climate Change, Archaeology and History

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Launch of the latest issue of Archaeology International

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Launch of the latest issue of Archaeology International (Issue 19 frontcover)

The latest issue of Archaeology International, showcasing the Institute's diverse research, teaching and public engagement activities, is now available.

View from the trenches: Montenegro (2016)

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The Eurofarm project team on fieldwork in Montenegro (2016)

Marc Vander Linden, Jane Gaastra, Nelis Drost and Sébastien Manem undertook the 2016 field season in Montenegro earlier this term, led by the EUROFARM project.

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

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

The IoA Annual Conference 2017, to be held at the Institute in May, will investigate 'stress' in human remains research and for which a call for papers is announced.

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