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Wildlife Expedition to Nigeria's "Mountain of Death"

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Professor Volker Sommer, scientific director of the Gashaka Biodiversity Project, will lead a two-week exploration of montane forests and river headwaters near West Africa's highest peak, the Gangirwal or "Mountain of Death".

Cultural Mapping in Sierra Leone

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Paul Basu mapping features of the cultural landscape with community members at Yanihun

Paul Basu and Nick Gestrich are undertaking a pilot cultural mapping project in Sierra Leone as part of Paul's British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship on ‘Archives, Histories, Landscapes: Surveying Sierra Leone’s Cultural Memoryscape’.

Civilisation before the State

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David Wengrow speaking at the Engelsberg Seminar 2013

David Wengrow was invited to participate in the prestigious Engelsberg Seminar in Sweden last year from which a TV interview has recently been made available.

Topics in the Study of Gesture - Four seminars presented by Adam Kendon

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Adam Kendon Gesture Seminars

UCL Anthropology / 14 Taviton St / WC1H 0BW
13 & 27 February, 6 & 13 March 2014 from 12.00 – 14.00 presented by
UCL Anthropology and DCAL Research Centre

Evolutionary Determinants of Health inaugural event

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EDEN Protocol: Evolutionary Determinants of Health and Urban Wellbeing

An inaugural conference organised by the Evolutionary Determinants of Health and Urban Wellbeing group will be held at the Institute in February 2014.

CCHH film – Mother (Mama 妈妈), dir. Zhang Yuan 张元, 1990.

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Time: Tuesday 28th January 2014, 7pm. Place: Room 107, 25 Gordon Square.
The film that inaugurated the 'Sixth Generation' of Chinese cinema.

Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

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Neanderthal model (Image courtesy of the Natural History Museum)

Ground-breaking research by Institute staff will feature in a forthcoming exhibition at the Natural History Museum.

Launch of Gordon Childe Studentships

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V. Gordon Childe

The Institute is pleased to announce the introduction of Gordon Childe Studentships for UK/EU Masters students.

Inaugural Lecture: For an Anthropology of History

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Anthropology of History

Professor Charles Stewart is to give an inaugural lecture at 6.30pm on Tuesday 28 January 2014, at Wilkins Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor, South Junction, Wilkins Building, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT.

History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar: Prof. Volker Scheid

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‘Symptoms, Patterns, Constellations: Divergent Genealogies of the Emergent Interface Between Systems Biology and Chinese Medicine’.
21 January 2014, 6pm for 6.15. Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, NW1 2BE (map).

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