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Job Vacancy: Research Associate (NERC-funded Rice Project)

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The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Associate on the NERC-funded 'Evolution of Rice Systems Project' (Ref.:1321826). The deadline for applications is 8 April 2013.

New volume on Puerto Rican heritage launched

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Caguana: legado historico (ISBN: 978-0-86581-662-6) by Jose Oliver

Jose Oliver's new book 'Caguana: legado historico' (Caguana: A Historical Heritage) was recently launched at a special event in Puerto Rico.

PIA Volume 23: Call for Submissions

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Papers from the Institute of Archaeology (PIA)

Papers from the Institute of Archaeology (PIA) is now calling for submissions for its Volume 23 (2013), to be published in the winter.

AHRC awards for community heritage projects

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Congratulations to Kris Lockyear who has been awarded an AHRC Community Heritage Development Award for his project on the late Iron Age and Roman past of Hertfordshire.

Three ERC-funded PhD Studentships on the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in Europe

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The Institute of Archaeology has three PhD studentships available as part of the EUROFARM project (Refs: 1316287, 1316294, 1316302). The deadline for applications is 8 April 2013.

Funding success for collaborative palaeolithic research on Jersey

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La Cotte de St Brelade, Jersey

Jersey Heritage has been awarded significant funding from the Tourism Development Fund for the continued exploration of Jersey's unique history by the Quaternary Archaeology and Environments of Jersey Project involving the Institute's Matthew Pope.

The Skeletons of Stonehenge

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Stonehenge (Image © and courtesy of Lisa Preville)

New findings at Stonehenge by a collaborative research team led by Mike Parker Pearson have been revealed in a special Channel 4 documentary and are attracting media attention.

Registration open for Stasis in the Medieval World Conference

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UCL Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series

The Institute will host the Stasis in the Medieval World Conference on 13-14 April and registration is now open for the event. 

Tim Williams' keynote presentation at Silk Road Ministers' Meeting 2013

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Great Kyz Kala, Merv, Turkmenistan

Tim Williams has been invited to give the keynote presentation at the UNWTO Silk Roads Ministers' Meeting 2013, taking place in Berlin today.

New volume on Ceramic Petrography

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Patrick Quinn's new book 'Ceramic Petrography: The Interpretation of Archaeological Pottery and Related Artefacts in Thin Section' has recently been published by Archaeopress.

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