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Institute student wins Bernd Breuckmann award

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Institute student Emma Payne receiving the Bernd Breuckmann award for 2014

Institute student Emma Payne has won the Bernd Breuckmann Award for 2014 which supports 3D scanning projects in the Arts and Cultural Heritage.

Call for Chinese-speaking choral singers!

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London Chinese Philharmonic Choir 伦敦华人爱乐合唱团 (LCPC) is looking for additional singers to perform the Yellow River Cantata 黄河大合唱 in September/October.

2015 Chinese Visual Festival

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2015 Chinese Visual Festival

The 5th Annual Chinese Visual Festival will take place 7th to 22nd May at King’s College London, BFI Southbank, Bertha DocHouse and Chelsea College of Arts. The festival will welcome to London some of the most exciting directors currently working in Chinese-language cinema and art, showcasing documentary, fiction and experimental video art from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and beyond.  

The Chinese Erhu during the First World War

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An evening of performance and discussion with Dr Colin Huehns. Friday 8th May, 7pm, UCL South Cloisters

Student Telephone Fundraisers Wanted

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Student caller and 'Jeremy Bentham'

UCL's Development & Alumni Relations Office (DARO) is looking for outgoing and reliable students to play a vital role in its highly successful fundraising campaigns.

2014 Annual Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of China Announced

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On April 9th 2015, China Cultural Relics Newspaper and Chinese Archaeological Society jointly announced the result of the 2014 Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of China, an annual activity commissioned by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage and regarded as the Oscar Award in the Chinese archaeology community since 1990.

Review of Sierra Leone’s heritage legislation

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Ruins of the slave fort on Bunce Island in the Sierra Leone River, one of Sierra Leone’s most celebrated heritage sites, declared a national monument under the Monuments and Relics Act in 1948. Photo: Paul Basu.

Paul Basu has been commissioned by the Government of Sierra Leone to undertake a review of its heritage legislation.

YAC wins 2015 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage

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Cannibalistic habits of Ice Age Britons

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Human skull cup (Image courtesy of the NHM)

Collaborative research on human remains from Gough’s Cave in Somerset, involving the Institute's Simon Parfitt, confirms Ice Age Britons had cannibalistic habits.

US Studies research funding success

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UCL Institute of the Americas is delighted to announce the series of successful funding bids recently awarded to some of our US Studies PhD students, current and prospective. On this occasion we'd like to congratulate:

SAA 2015: Diversity of Institute's outstanding research highlighted

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The diversity of the Institute's outstanding research and the extent of its collaborative links are being showcased at the Society for American Archaeology's 80th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California.

ELECTION 2015: WHAT HAPPENS NEXT  

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Professor Robert Hazell on Another hung Parliament: what next?

In this short video Professor Robert Hazell explains how the new government will be formed if no single party gains an overall majority in the UK general election in May.

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