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Sex and Symbolism

Start: May 8, 2017 9:30:00 AM
End: Apr 27, 2018 5:00:00 PM

Image courtesy of the UCL Institute of Archaeology
The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Sex and Symbolism, will open to the public in May 2017.

Archaeometallurgy of the Iberian Peninsula project (1982-2017)

Start: Oct 23, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Archaeometallurgy of the Iberian Peninsula
Ignacio Montero Ruiz (Honorary Senior Lecturer, UCL) will give the fourth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 23 October.

Non-human personhood? Volker Sommer @ UCL's Lunch-hour lecture

Start: Oct 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM
End: Oct 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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Encore! 

At the heart of Mare Nostrum: small islands and connectivity in the later prehistory of Sicily

Start: Oct 24, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Helen Dawson (Free University of Berlin) will give the second Accordia Lecture of the 2017-18 series at Senate House on 24 October.

Assessing Argentina’s October 2017 mid-term elections

Start: Oct 24, 2017 6:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
October 24 2017 | 18:00

Postcolonial Trauma and the Politics of Memory: Performing Time in 'The Trial of Governor Eyre'

Start: Oct 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
October 25 2017 | 17:30

The Last 500,000 Years of Human Evolution

Start: Oct 26, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: Oct 26, 2017 8:30:00 PM

Prof Chris Stringer holding the Broken Hill skull (Photo courtesy of The Natural History Museum, London)
Chris Stringer will give a lecture organised by the Human Evolution@UCL network at the Institute on 26 October.

NCRM: Introduction to Text Processing and Natural Language Processing for social scientists

Start: Oct 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM
End: Oct 27, 2017 3:00:00 PM

National Centre for Research Methods
October 27 2017 | 10:00

Cancer in Antiquity: Case studies from post-Medieval Chichester

Start: Oct 30, 2017 4:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)
Carolyn Rando will give the fifth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 30 October.

Quebec’s Silent Revolution since the 1990s

Start: Oct 30, 2017 6:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
October 30 2017 | 18:00

Eva Perón and the Women's Vote: Credit Where It's Due?

Start: Nov 2, 2017 5:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
November 2 2017 | 17:30

The Xirong People: An intermediary between China and the Eurasian Steppe in the Eastern Zhou Dynasty

Start: Nov 2, 2017 6:15:00 PM

UCL IOA
Yin Zhang (Shaanxi Normal University, China) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Seminar of 2017-18 at the Institute on 2 November.

SLASH Innovation and Enterprise Day

Start: Nov 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 3, 2017 2:30:00 PM

Innovation and Enterprise at UCL covers a wide range of activities which have the aim of ensuring that our research has economic and/or societal benefits. Would you like to hear more about what’s happening at UCL, and how you can become involved with your own project?Join us for a day of events and talks about current projects and funding opportunities for staff and students in the Faculties of Social and Historical Sciences, Arts and Humanities, and Laws (SLASH).

Rhegion, Locri and the in-between places: constructing territories in southern Calabria

Start: Nov 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Lin Foxhall (University of Liverpool) will give the third Accordia Lecture of the 2017-18 series at the Institute on 7 November.

Beno Rothenberg Memorial Lecture 2017: King Solomon’s mines reconsidered

Start: Nov 9, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Beno Rothenberg Memorial Lecture 2017: King Solomon’s mines reconsidered
Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv University) will give the Professor Beno Rothenberg Memorial Lecture 2017 at the Institute on 9 November.

Dr Aleida Guevara on Cuban Medical Internationalism

Start: Nov 10, 2017 6:00:00 PM

November 10 2017 | 18:00

Changing the Face of the Mediterranean: Land cover and population since the advent of farming

Start: Nov 13, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Changing the Face of the Mediterranean (Image courtesy of Plymouyh University)
Alessio Palmisano will give the sixth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 13 November.

Gender, jewellery and the making of early medieval Europe

Start: Nov 14, 2017 6:00:00 PM

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The second seminar in the 2017-18 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Toby Martin (Oxford) on 14 November.

Trump's Wall at Nixon's Border: How Richard Nixon's 'Operation Intercept' of 1969 laid foundations for the Hemispheric Drug War and the Border Wall

Start: Nov 14, 2017 6:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
November 14 2017 | 18:00

Slavery, Heritage and the British Country House

Start: Nov 15, 2017 5:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
November 15 2017 | 17:30

Return Migration and Democratic Consolidation

Start: Nov 16, 2017 5:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
November 16 2017 | 17:30

The Long 'Roman' Glass Industry

Start: Nov 20, 2017 4:00:00 PM

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Ian Freestone will give the seventh seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 20 November.

The Political Futility of Counterinsurgency

Start: Nov 23, 2017 5:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
November 23 2017 | 17:30

Public perceptions of the past, political identities and the impact of 'expert' practices: From the Iron Age to Brexit

Start: Nov 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)
Chiara Bonacchi & Marta Krzyzanska will give the eighth seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 27 November.

Centre for Critical Heritage Studies Lecture Series 2017-18: Tristram Hunt

Start: Nov 28, 2017 6:30:00 PM
End: Nov 28, 2017 8:30:00 PM

Centre for Critical Heritage Studies Lecture Series 2017-18: Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A Museum
The UCL Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS) is delighted to welcome Tristram Hunt, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, who will deliver the first in a series of lectures for CCHS for 2017-18 on 28 November.

Activism in Zones of Violence and Institutional Fragility: The Case of Michoacán, Mexico

Start: Nov 29, 2017 5:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
November 29 2017 | 17:00

Jianchuan Museum Complex: Memory, Power and Morality in Chinese Private Heritage Entrepreneurship

Start: Nov 30, 2017 6:15:00 PM

UCL IOA
Zhang Lisheng (UCL Institute of Archaeology) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Seminar of 2017-18 at the Institute on 30 November.

South American Archaeology Seminar

Start: Dec 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM
End: Dec 2, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Saksaywaman, Cuzco, Peru (South American Archaeology Seminar)
The South American Archaeology Seminar, co-sponsored by the Institute for Latin American Studies, University of London and the Institute of Archaeology will be held on 2 December.

Political economy, institutionalised inequality, and the rise and fall of the 1% in Bronze Age Crete

Start: Dec 4, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Mediterranean archaeology
Todd Whitelaw will give the penultimate seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 4 December.

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

Start: Dec 6, 2017 5:00:00 PM
End: Dec 6, 2017 7:00:00 PM

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The Institute will hold its next Graduate Open Evening on 6 December for those interested in masters courses or research degrees, as well as for those students already accepted onto a programme.

Brexit: Avoiding a Caribbean hangover

Start: Dec 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
December 6 2017 | 17:30

Organisational learning through audience research: The Big Picnic researcher-practitioner collaborative

Start: Dec 11, 2017 4:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)
Theano Moussouri & David Francis will give the final seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 11 December.

Frontiers of Etruria

Start: Dec 12, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Simon Stoddart (University of Cambridge) will give the fourth Accordia Lecture of the 2017-18 series at Senate House on 12 December.

Kings, Vikings, distant monks or local peasants: who was who in the early medieval trading site and ringforts in the Domburg area, island of Walcheren (Netherlands)?

Start: Dec 12, 2017 6:00:00 PM

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The third seminar in the 2017-18 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Letty ten Harkel (Oxford) on 12 December.

From maiolica to terracotta: an industrial reconversion in the Arno valley in the early modern period

Start: Jan 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Hugo Blake (RHUL) will give the fifth Accordia Lecture of the 2017-18 series at Senate House on 23 January.

Norwich Castle Keep: A 12th Century Building Reinterpreted for the 21st Century

Start: Jan 23, 2018 6:00:00 PM

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The fourth seminar in the 2017-18 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Tim Pestell (Norwich Castle Museum) on 23 January.

Historical antecedents and post-WWII regionalism in the Americas

Start: Jan 31, 2018 5:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
January 31 2018 | 17:00

Fire, food and sense of place: the long-term use of the Early Neolithic underground ovens of Portonovo (Marche, Italy)

Start: Feb 13, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Cecilia Conati Barbaro (Sapienza University of Rome) will give the sixth Accordia Lecture of the 2017-18 series at the Institute on 13 February.

Current work on the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Lindisfarne

Start: Feb 20, 2018 6:00:00 PM

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The fifth seminar in the 2017-18 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by David Petts (Durham) on 20 February.

From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy

Start: Feb 26, 2018 5:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
February 26 2018 | 17:30

The Nuragic statuary of Monte Prama in Iron Age Sardinia

Start: Mar 20, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Carlo Tronchetti (National Archaeological Museum of Cagliari) will give the penultimate Accordia Lecture of the 2017-18 series at Senate House on 20 March.

Discovering the Northern Picts: Kingship and Society in Northeast Scotland c.300-1000 AD

Start: Mar 20, 2018 6:00:00 PM

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The penultimate seminar in the 2017-18 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Gordon Noble (Aberdeen) on 20 March.

Late Antique diptychs and their use in Carolingian Italy

Start: May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Cristina La Rocca (University of Padua) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2017-18 series at the Institute on 8 May.

People and Place: The making of the Kingdom of Northumbria 300-800 CE

Start: May 23, 2018 6:00:00 PM

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The final seminar in the 2017-18 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Sarah Semple & Sue Harrington (Durham) on 23 May.