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Institute project wins Verbruggen Prize

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Beyond the Burghal Hidage, winner of the 2013 Verbruggen Prize

The book resulting from the Institute's Beyond the Burghal Hidage research project has won the 2013 Verbruggen Prize for the best book on medieval military history.

Apestraction: Damián Ortega @ The Freud Museum London

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Mano web

Damían Ortega’s exhibition "Apestraction", conceived in conjunction with the Gashaka Primate Project in Nigeria, is on show at The Freud Museum 6 June – 1 September 2013 (www.freud.org.uk/exhibitions)

Ivories from Nimrud VII

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Nimrud ivory (© Stuart Laidlaw)

The publication of Ivories from Nimrud (1949-1963) VII, Ivories from Rooms SW11/12 and T10 Fort Shalmaneser by Georgina Herrmann and Stuart Laidlaw will be celebrated with a special launch event at the British Academy.

Institute project to feature on BBC's Ice Age Giants

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BBC2's new series 'Ice Age Giants' with Prof Alice Roberts

Research from the UCL Institute of Archaeology is to feature on the new BBC2 series Ice Age Giants presented by Alice Roberts.  

IoA Rock Art Fieldtrip - Dordogne 2013

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In front of the heavy bronze door of the famous Lascaux cave

A group of Institute students has recently returned from the Dordogne where they gained unprecedented access to Palaeolithic decorated cave sites.

LIU Jia and UCL Connections Awarded Digital Humanities Prize 

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UCL Connections Project Team

UCL Connections, involving Institute PhD research student LIU Jia, has been awarded £5,000 at the recent Digital Humanities prize workshop (25-26 April), organised by the Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction and convened by Melissa Terras, Director, Centre for Digital Humanities.  The workshop was the conclusion of the UCL's Digital Humanities Month. 

Elizabeth Graham on the lost 'White City' of Honduras

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Foliage (Image © UCL Media Services)

Elizabeth Graham was the invited expert in a recent podcast discussion about the potential discovery of the lost 'White City'.

New IBSc Film

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Hear more about past and present students' experience of the IBSc programme in medical anthropology, including the journalist Max Pemberton, in this new promotional film.

Popular Antiquities 2013: Call for Papers

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Popular Antiquities 2013 conference

The third multidisciplinary conference on 'Popular Antiquities: Folklore and Archaeology' will be held at the Institute on 12 & 13 October 2013. The deadline for the call for papers is 28 June 2013. 

Dr Maki Kimura - Japan's politicians have a problem with 'comfort women'

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Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto

Dr Maki Kimura, a Teaching Fellow in Gender and Politics, at The School of Public Policy wrote an article for The Guardian on recent remarks by Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto justifying Japan's war-time use of sex slaves.

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