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Professor Tamar Garb Elected as Fellow of the British Academy

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Prof Tamar Garb

The Department is immensely proud to announce that Tamar Garb, Durning Lawrence Professor in History of Art, has been made a Fellow of the British Academy. She is one of 42 highly distinguished academics in the UK from 19 universities elected in recognition of their outstanding research. Professor Garb joins the Academy’s Section of History of Art and Music , which includes many of the world’s foremost scholars in the field.

Richard Reece wins Derek Allen Prize for Numismatics

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Late Iron Age and Roman coins found at Dovedale, Derbyshire (© Richard Davenport Photography / National Trust)

UCL Emeritus Richard Marsden Reece has been awarded the 2014 Derek Allen Prize for Numismatics

Terracotta Army film wins British Archaeological Award

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View of Pit 1 of the Terracotta Warriors (Photo: Xia Juxian)

The film New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors has won Best Public Presentation of Archaeology at the British Archaeological Awards 2014. 

Senior promotions for Institute staff

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Institute of Archaeology building, 2010

The Institute is very pleased to announce the success of six staff members in UCL's Senior Staff Promotions 2013-14. The promotions, richly deserved, acknowledge staff research and teaching excellence in their respective fields.

Dr Meg Russell on BBC Westminster hour discussing the unsustainable House of Lords appointments

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Dr Meg Russell was on the BBC Westminster Hour programme on Sunday 27 July  discussing unsustainable House of Lords appointments and the need for regulation. Dr Russell explains the most urgent Lords reform is the need to regulate unsustainable level of PM's appointments. Listen to the show on BBC website.

Institute student wins inaugural publication prize

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UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)

Institute undergraduate student Lucy Smith has won second prize in the inaugural UCL Publisher's Prize for student writing.

New staff joining in 2014-15

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In addition to our two new lecturers, Konrad Mierendorff and Suphanit Piyapromdee (who will both start at the end of the summer) the Department is pleased to announce that Professor Victor Rios-Rull, the Carlson Chair of Economics at the University of Minnesota, will also join us as a visiting professor during September 2014 – March 2015.

With these appointments and promotions, the Department has cemented its position as a world-leading Economics institution.

Six members of the Department promoted

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No less than six faculty members were considered for senior promotions and the Department is proud to announce that they were all successful. As a result, the following colleagues have been promoted with effect from October 1st 2014:

Archive Fever - 20 Years On

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Elisabeth Roudinesco and Jacques Derrida, London, 1994 (Image © Elisabeth Roudinesco)

20 years after Jacques Derrida presented Archive Fever, Beverley Butler was invited to discuss the influence of this seminal text at a special event at the Freud Museum, London.

Economics Departmental Prizes 2014

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