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1st Postgraduate Americas Conference: Power and Change in the Americas in the Modern Era

Start: Apr 30, 2015 1:00:00 PM
End: May 1, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Listen to the podcast of the introductory lecture 'Genomics, Race and Multiculturalism in Latin America' with Peter Wade (Manchester) here:

Institute participation in 'On Light' Festival

Start: May 2, 2015 1:00:00 PM
End: May 2, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Experimental archaeology (Photo from Primtech 2014 courtesy of Charlotte Frearson)
'On Light' is a collaboration between UCL and the Wellcome Collection with a diverse range of activities and events from 1-4 May 2015.

Roman resource economy

Start: May 5, 2015 1:00:00 PM
End: May 5, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Interglacial (recent) glaciation of the northern hemisphere during the Quaternary climatic cycles. By Hannes Grobe/AWI (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Robyn Veal (University of Cambridge) will give a lunchtime seminar in UCL as part of an interdepartmental programme on Palaeoclimate on 5 May.

Accordia Lecture: Interpreting the Etruscans: between republicanism and princely rule (12th to 16th centuries)

Start: May 5, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Accordia
Corinna Riva (UCL) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2014-15 series at the Institute on 5 May.

Underlying secrets of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmith: Results from the analysis of the Staffordshire Hoard gold

Start: May 5, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Ioa_BM_logo.jpg
The penultimate seminar in the 2014-15 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Eleanor Blakelock (British Museum) on 5 May.

We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology

Start: May 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM
End: Apr 20, 2016 5:00:00 PM

We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology Exhibition poster
The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology, opens to the public from 8 May 2015.

Pliocene sea ice modelling

Start: May 12, 2015 1:00:00 PM
End: May 12, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Interglacial (recent) glaciation of the northern hemisphere during the Quaternary climatic cycles. By Hannes Grobe/AWI (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Fergus Howell (University of Leeds) will give a lunchtime seminar in UCL as part of an interdepartmental programme on Palaeoclimate on 12 May.

Seminar: Leadership in the Cuban Revolution - The Unseen Story

Start: May 13, 2015 5:30:00 PM
End: May 13, 2015 7:30:00 PM

UCL Institute of the Americas
Antoni Kapcia (Nottingham) - Most conventional readings of the Cuban Revolution have seemed mesmerised by the personality and role of Fidel Castro, often missing a deeper political understanding of the Revolution’s underlying structures, bases of popular loyalty and ethos of participation.

Thinking Disruptively: Ageing Iconoclast Seeks Perfect Environment

Start: May 14, 2015 6:30:00 PM
End: May 14, 2015 7:30:00 PM

Jonathan Ashley-Smith
In response to an objective of UCL’s ‘UCL 2034’ themes, Jonathan Ashley-Smith will be thinking disruptively in developing radical new ideas for transformational impact on global problems, giving a public lecture at the Institute on 14 May.

Film screening and discussion: 'The Return of the Land' (Dir. D. Alarcon; Brazil, 2015; subtitled in English)

Start: May 15, 2015 5:30:00 PM
End: May 15, 2015 7:30:00 PM

The Return of the Land
Bringing together testimonies from the Tupinambá people, recorded in May 2014 in the Tupinambá de Olivença Indigenous Territory in southern Bahia (Brazil) and archival images, this documentary presents the struggle of the Tupinambá people to recover their land. They have been waiting for official territorial recognition since 2004.
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