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Accordia Lecture: Perceptions of Prophecy

Start: May 6, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Nancy De Grummond (Florida State University) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2013-14 series at the Institute on 6 May.

Runestone images and visual communication in Viking Age Scandinavia

Start: May 6, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar series 2013-14
The penultimate seminar in the 2013-14 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Marjolein Stern (University of Nottingham).

Leverhulme Lecture II - Roberto Gargarella on: Two Centuries of Constitutional Debates in the Americas

Start: May 6, 2014 6:30:00 PM
End: May 6, 2014 8:30:00 PM

Professor Roberto Gargarella (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina), is the 2014 Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor at UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA). During his six-month Visiting Professorship (January-June 2014) Professor Gargarella will engage in a range of activities, including lectures, workshops, seminars, and skills exchange visits to UK universities. The full schedule of events is available here.

Inaugural Lecture@UCL: Mike Parker Pearson

Start: May 6, 2014 6:30:00 PM

UCL, 2011 (Image ©UCL Media Services)
Mike Parker Pearson will give his Inaugural Lecture entitled 'On the Road to Stonehenge' at UCL on 6 May.

Annie Pirie Quibell and Rosalind Paget

Start: May 7, 2014 5:15:00 PM
End: May 7, 2014 6:15:00 PM

A. A. Quibell, Sketch from Al Amra (Image courtesy of the Egypt Exploration Society)
Lee Young (Griffith Institute, University of Oxford) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network on 7 May.

Lecture: The Politics of Coalitional Presidentialism in Latin America

Start: May 7, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: May 7, 2014 7:30:00 PM

Tim Power (Oxford) - Elections in Latin America frequently produce presidents whose parties do not command a majority in the legislature, thus forcing these executive to fashion multiparty coalitions in order to govern. This presentation examines the tools which presidents use to form and maintain interparty coalitions in Brazil, Chile and Ecuador, while assessing the impact of these same tools on governance and on democratic quality.

Open Day at UCL-Institute of the Americas

Start: May 8, 2014 2:00:00 PM
End: May 8, 2014 6:00:00 PM

UCL - Institute of the Americas will be holding an Open Day on Thursday 8th May 2014 from 2pm to 6pm. The Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students or offer holders of our Master’s degrees, to find out more about the Institute and your programme of interest, and to visit UCL's campus.

South American Archaeology Seminar

Start: May 10, 2014 10:00:00 AM
End: May 10, 2014 5:00:00 PM

South American Archaeology
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 10 May.

Fruitcakes, Loonies, Closet racists and Winners?: Europe, the European Elections and the Rise of Ukip

Start: May 12, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: May 12, 2014 2:00:00 PM

Even before the debates between Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg, many were describing the upcoming European Parliamentary Elections as a potentially fascinating moment in British politics.

Medieval Copper, Bronze, and Brass Conference 2014

Start: May 15, 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: May 17, 2014 12:00:00 AM

This international conference, to be held in Dinant in Belgium, celebrates the rise of the copper alloy industry of Wallonia between the 12th-16th centuries and the impact it had on Medieval Europe. It is sure to be of great interest to any medieval and historical archaeologists and metallurgists.
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