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HMS Research in Progress 2012

Start: Nov 1, 2012 12:00:00 AM
End: Nov 4, 2012 12:00:00 AM

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The 2012 Research in Progress meeting will be held in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Archaeological Soil Micromorphology Training Course 2012

Start: Nov 5, 2012 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 9, 2012 5:00:00 PM

Archaeology Soil Micromorphology Training Course 2012
Richard Macphail will run his annual Archaeological Soil Micromorphology Intensive Training Course at the Institute from 5-9 November 2012.

Conference: 'Social Change and the Sporting Mega-event'

Start: Nov 5, 2012 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 5, 2012 5:30:00 PM

Join scholars, policy makers and the private sector for a one-day conference focused on the 2012 London Olympics and the upcoming 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games in Brazil. For further information on this event, please visit the British Library Events website.

West-central African archaeology: Iron Age burials in Corisco Island (Equatorial Guinea)

Start: Nov 5, 2012 4:00:00 PM

West-central African archaeology
Manuel Sánchez-Elipe Lorente (Complutense University of Madrid) will give the fourth seminar in the African Peoples and Pasts series at the Institute on 5 November.

Current research on the Neolithic of southern Sweden

Start: Nov 6, 2012 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 6, 2012 1:00:00 PM

Neolithic clay disc
A half-day seminar highlighting current research on the Neolithic of southern Sweden will be held at the Institute on 6 November.

Cancer Cultures

Start: Nov 6, 2012 5:00:00 PM
End: Nov 7, 2012 5:00:00 PM

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This two day event will bring together academics and postgraduate research students from across the social sciences to examine  the diverse experiences and cultural or social engagement with the illness and disease of cancer. It will explore  the varied dimensions of ‘cancer cultures’ as they are constituted at the level of individual experience, family, community and both within or across different national contexts.

Accordia Lecture: An open community in Southern Campania

Start: Nov 6, 2012 5:30:00 PM

Francesca Mermati (University of Naples 'Federico II') will give the second Accordia Lecture of the 2012-13 series at the Institute on 6 November.

US Elections Panel

Start: Nov 7, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 7, 2012 8:00:00 PM

The Institute of the Americas will be hosting this timely panel on the US elections. Four UCL specialists in US affairs offer instant commentary on the 2012 US elections results and their significance. Dr Adam Smith (History) places the presidential election outcome in its historical context; Dr Tony McCulloch (Institute of the Americas) considers the role of foreign policy in the election; Dr Alan Ware (Visiting Fellow, UCL, Politics) assesses the outcome of the election for the two main parties and Prof Iwan Morgan (Institute of the Americas) reviews the importance of the economy for the result and whether the outcome portends economic policy change.

Ancient Maya Art for an End of an Era

Start: Nov 7, 2012 7:00:00 PM
End: Nov 7, 2012 9:00:00 PM

Mayan ruins
The Institute of Archaeology is hosting a special lecture organised with the Honduran Institute of Tourism and the Embassy of Honduras in London at the Institute on 7 November.  

Digital Engagement in Archaeology Conference

Start: Nov 8, 2012 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 9, 2012 5:00:00 PM

MP David Lammy tries out PASExplorers web site with some help from Apollinaire (age 7) from St George The Martyre School. Photo: Edmond Terakopian / PA Copyright: Portable Antiquities Scheme
The Institute will host a conference on Digital Engagement in Archaeology: Strategies and Evaluation Methods on 8-9 November 2012.
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