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Things that travelled - Mediterranean Glass in the First Millennium AD

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Coloured glass from the Petrie Palestinian Collection

The UCL Early Glass Technology Research Network will hold its inaugural conference in November 2014 for which a call for papers is announced.

Tomás Harris Visiting Professorship Lectures, 20 and 22 May 2014

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The 2013-2014 lectures will be given by Michael Gaudio on Tuesday 20th May and Thursday 22nd May, 2014, 6pm - 8pm

Michael Stewart at the UCL Festival of the Arts

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Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart (UCL Anthropology and Founding Director of Open City Docs Fest at UCL) will present After Winter Comes Spring (Winter Ade), a film by Helke Misselwitz as part of the UCL Festival of the Arts on 27 May.

The Future of Domestication Studies

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An agricultural landscape in Morocco

Research by Dorian Fuller, UCL colleagues and collaborative partners is being featured in a special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).

Chinese Visual Festival 2014

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Don't miss the 2014 Chinese Visual Festival at KCL and other venues around London from 7th to 18th May.

SAA 2014: Diversity of Institute research  highlighted

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The diversity of Institute research and extent of its collaborative links are being showcased at the Society for American Archaeology's 79th Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.

Iwan Morgan Awarded BAAS Honorary Fellowship

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UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is delighted to announce that the British Association of American Studies (BAAS) has awarded Iwan Morgan, Professor of US Studies and Commonwealth Fund Professor of American History (and presently UCL-IA acting director), as BAAS Honorary Fellow for 2014.  Iwan is the seventh holder of this annual award that was created in 2008.  The BAAS Honorary Fellowship recognizes academics who have made outstanding contributions to American Studies scholarship and teaching across the course of a distinguished career. The formal award was made on April 12 at the banquet of the BAAS annual conference held at the University of Birmingham.  Iwan also delivered the plenary address to this conference in a separate capacity as the British Library's Eccles Centre BAAS lecturer for 2014.  He spoke on: 'The Eternal Red Peril: Deficits and Debt in American History from Jefferson to Obama.'

Six Postgraduate Teaching Assistants required: Monday June 2nd- Friday June 13th

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Would you like to earn £700+ helping run the ‘People and the Sea’ Global Citizenship Programme, hosted by UCL Anthropology and running for its second year. For more information of the programme go to

Collaborative research in Cuba wins prestigious award

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National Award of the Cuban Academy of Sciences

Collaborative research in Cuba involving Marcos Martinón-Torres has received a National Award of the Cuban Academy of Sciences

Crowd-sourcing Britain’s Bronze Age

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A new joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking online contributions from members of the public to enhance a major British Bronze Age archive and artefact collection.

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