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SAA 2015: Diverstity of Institute's outstanding research highlighted

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Society for American Archaeology logo

The diversity of the Institute's outstanding research and the extent of its collaborative links are being showcased at the Society for American Archaeology's 80th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California.

Digging up Jericho: Past, Present and Future

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Digging up Jericho: Past, Present and Future

An international symposium entitled 'Digging up Jericho: Past, Present and Future' will be held at the Institute on 29 & 30 June, for which registration is now open.

Uncovering Easter Island's secrets

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Statue at Ranu Raraku quarry

Sue Hamilton was recently interviewed by The Naked Scientists about her research on the meaning behind the iconic statues of Easter Island.

Mike Parker Pearson to give 2015 Beatrice de Cardi Lecture

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Stonehenge (Image © and courtesy of Lisa Preville)

Mike Parker Pearson has been invited to give the 2015 Beatrice de Cardi Lecture at the British Academy on 9 November.

Job Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in Heritage and Museum Studies

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Museum Volkenkunde

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Teaching Fellow in Heritage and Museum Studies (Ref.:1455808). The deadline for applications is 30 April 2015.

Skyscapes: The Role and Importance of the Sky in Archaeology

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Skyscapes: The Role and Importance of the Sky in Archaeology (bookcover)

A new book, co-edited by Fabio Silva, on Skyscapes: The Role and Importance of the Sky in Archaeology has recently been published by Oxbow Books.

Debating Roman Imperialism: Critique, Construct, Repeat?

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Andrew Gardner invited to give Keynote Address at TRAC2015

Andrew Gardner has been invited to give the Keynote Address at the 25th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC 2015) at the University of Leicester on 27 March.

Plant to Cloth: latest in archaeological plant fibre research

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Augmented reality research in the media

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Augmented reality enriching the landscape of Bronze Age Cornwall

Research by Stuart Eve, an Institute alumnus and Honorary Research Associate, on the use of augmented reality to enrich the landscape of Bronze Age Cornwall has recently featured in the media.

Sheppard Frere

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Sheppard Frere excavating at Verulamium (Photo: Archaeology International)

Those connected with the Institute in the 1950s and '60s will be saddened to learn of the death of Sheppard Frere CBE, FBA, who died last month at the age of 98.

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