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New MA in Mediterranean Archaeology for 2013-14

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Mediterranean archaeology

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

Mr Max Brunner Presentation

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Mr Max Brunner, Deputy Head of International Department at the “Ecole Nationale d’administration”, ENA, visited UCL to give a talk on challenges of training senior civil servants in a changing world and present the programs offered by ENA.

Centenary of Piltdown Man Fraud

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Piltdown Man centenary event

In the week that marks 100 years since the extraordinary hoax that was Piltdown Man was presented to the world, the 'fossils' are being studied again.

Heritage: Critical Approaches

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Heritage: Critical Approaches

Rodney Harrison's latest book 'Heritage: Critical Approaches', which unravels the relationship between heritage and the experience of late modernity, was published recently by Routledge.

The latest issue of ANTHROPOLITAN is available online

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Anthropolitan 7 cover

The start of the academic year 2012/13 has been hugely positive for staff and students alike. We were joined by four new members of staff, all of them appointed to entirely new posts. This is the best indication that our Department is thriving, able to provide a hugely vibrant atmosphere that assures excellence in teaching and learning. Newly appointed in the second quarter of last academic year were also three members of the administrative team, enabling us to provide the very best service to our students and support to our staff.

Prehistoric goldwork of Colombia under the microscope

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Musica raft (By Andrew Bertram (World66) [CC-BY-SA-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Marcos Martinón-Torres was invited to talk about his research on Muisca goldwork at a special event at the University of Castilla La Mancha in Spain to mark the 200th anniversary of Colombia's independence.

Launch of the latest issues of Archaeology International and Artifact Magazine

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Archaeology International Issue 15 (2011-12)

The latest issue of Archaeology International, showcasing the Institute's diverse research, teaching and public engagement activities, is now available.

Seminar: In Search of Ancient Cultivated Soils in North and South China

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Zhuang Yijie (Post-Doctoral fellow, Merton College, Oxford) will give the fifth International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Lecture of 2012/13 at the Institute on 13 December.

'The Politics of Coalition' by Robert Hazell & Ben Yong is shortlisted for Political Book of the Year

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The Politics of Coalition

Congratulations to Professor Robert Hazell and Dr Ben Yong. Their book ‘The Politics of Coalition’ (Hart Publishing) has been shortlisted for Political Book of the Year in The Paddy Power and Total Politics Political Book Awards, which has been set up to celebrate and reward excellence across all areas of political publishing. The awards ceremony will take place at the BFI IMAX cinema on the 6th February 2013. 

'The Politics of Coalition' by Robert Hazell & Ben Yong is shortlisted for Political Book of the Year

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The Politics of Coalition

Hazell, R. and Yong, B. (expected publication date July 2012, Hart Publishing) The Politics of Coalition: How the Conservative-Lib Dem Government Works  

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