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Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies

The Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) is an international body whose purpose is to initiate and promote research into the origins and developments of mining and metallurgy and its culture-historical significance, from its earliest, prehistoric beginnings to recent times.

IAMS is a registered UK charity affiliated to the UCL Institute of Archaeology, and associated with the Wolfson Archaeological Science Laboratories. 

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Jasmine Vieri

Jasmine Vieri awarded IAMS student bursary 2014-2015.

Jasmine Vieri was awarded with the IAMS student bursary last year, which allowed her to pursue her career. Applications are open for the 2016 round of bursaries. For further information contact umberto.veronesi.13@ucl.ac.uk More...

Published: Feb 5, 2016 12:08:55 PM

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Rio Tinto sponsorship of Terracotta Army project

We are very happy to announce that IAMS has signed a new sponsorship agreement with Rio Tinto, to support ongoing research and knowledge exchange efforts between UK-based and Chinese scholars working at the First Emperor’s Mausoleum in Xi’an, China. The project Imperial Logistics: The Making of the Terracotta Army is a co-operative partnership that is investigating the crafting methods and logistical organisation behind the making of the vast Terracotta Army which guarded the mausoleum of China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuang (259-210 BC). More...

Published: Jan 12, 2016 3:40:45 PM

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Archaeometallurgy student bursaries 2016/17

The Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) and the UCL Institute of Archaeology invite applications for two student bursaries for postgraduate studies in archaeometallurgy leading to an MSc degree. More...

Published: Jan 12, 2016 2:51:33 PM

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Archaeometallurgy student bursaries

The Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) and the UCL Institute of Archaeology invite applications for two student bursaries for postgraduate studies in archaeometallurgy leading to an MSc degree. More...

Published: Jun 20, 2015 9:27:33 AM

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Professor Izumi Shimada's visit to IAMS

Professor Izumi Shimada recently delivered the IAMS Beno Rothenberg Memorial Lecture to a full lecture theatre at the UCL Institute of Archaeology. The lecture, entitled “Obsessed with Metal: Manufacture, Use and Significance of metal in the thousand year-old Sicán Culture of South America”, presented a captivating synopsis of four decades of work by the Sican Archaeological Project. More...

Published: Jun 20, 2015 9:17:27 AM

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