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Call for Papers: The In-Betweenness of Things

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Sowei Mask, Sierra Leone

A one-day symposium will be held at the British Museum in March 2013 to coincide with the Sowei Mask: Spirit of Sierra Leone exhibition and a call for papers has just been announced.

Video: Professor Peter John Inaugural Lecture

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UCL Wilkins Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre on 20 November 2012

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24 Hours in a Great War Trench recreated

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Andrew Robertshaw's WWI trench recreated

Andrew Robertshaw, Honorary Lecturer at the Institute, has recreated a WWI trench in the garden of his Surrey home, recording battle experience in a new book 24 Hours in Battle set in April 1918.

The International New Media Gallery

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UCL History of Art postgraduates have recently launched an online media gallery. The International New Media Gallery specialises in contemporary moving image artwork. They currently have a show by photographer Corinne Silva, with catalogue contributions by UCL postgraduates. An in-conversation will be held between the artist and UCL’s Centre for the Study of Contemporary Art in December.

Prizes awarded to Institute students 2011-12

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Congratulations to the Institute students who have been awarded UCL, Faculty and departmental prizes for the 2011-12 academic session.

New book published in the UCL Palgrave Studies of the Americas series

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We are pleased to announce the publication of a new title in the UCL Studies of the Americas series.

New MA in the Archaeology of the Middle East for 2013-14

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Early Iron Age painted ivory from Nimrud

The Institute will introduce three new masters degrees in 2013-14, the second of which is concerned with the archaeology of the Middle East.

Video: MPhil /PhD Forum 2012

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A staff/student discussion on studying for a Research Degree.

A panel of SPP academic staff offered advice on what to expect if students chose to continue studying for an MPhil /PhD after the completion of their current Masters course.

EUROEVOL research reveals prehistoric agricultural hot spot

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14C dates: the spread of the Neolithic into Britain

Research undertaken by the Institute's EUROEVOL project team and colleagues at Plymouth University has revealed prehistoric central Scotland as being one of the earliest agricultural 'hot spots'.  

New findings on the relationship between happiness and income

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Dr Jan-Emmanuel De Neve

© 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited

The happier you are as a teenager, the more money you are likely to earn by the time you reach 30, according to a long-term study that tracked the wellbeing and income of more than 10,000 people.

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