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Tim Williams presents ICOMOS thematic study of the Silk Roads

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Kathmandu, Nepal (Image courtesy of Roland Lin, UNESCO)

Tim Williams presented his thematic study of the Silk Roads at a workshop to discuss the World Heritage Nomination of the South Asian Silk Roads heritage routes, held in Nepal recently.

Elizabeth Baquedano receives Mexican Ohtli Award

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Elizabeth Baquedano receives Mexican Ohtli Award

Elizabeth Baquedano, Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute, was recently presented with the prestigious Ohtli Award by the Mexican Government.

Welcome to the Institute's new student intake

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New undergaduate students 2014

The Institute of Archaeology is pleased to welcome the 2014/15 intake of new undergraduate and graduate students, who begin their studies at UCL this week.

The value of commercial archaeology

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CAA Seminar Series on The value of commercial archaeology

The Centre for Applied Archaeology is organising an innovative seminar series exploring aspects of the value of commercial archaeology, with the first event being held at the Institute on 17 October.

Wendy Carlin leads introduction of new Economics syllabus

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A new Economics curriculum will be introduced this year at UCL and other institutions across London, Paris, New York, Boston, Budapest, Sydney and Bangalore. The new syllabus is part of the CORE project, directed by Wendy Carlin. Please see the article in the Financial Times for more details.

Meg Russell on Constitutional Consequences of Scottish Referendum

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Dr Meg Russell
Constitutional consequences of Scottish referendum will be complex and profound

A yes vote would have meant a lot of work but the outcome puts the West Lothian question centre stage.

You can see Meg Russell's Observer article here.

New Fulbright Scholarship for the executive MPA Programme with NYU Wagner

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UCL Wagner logo

We are pleased to announce that a Fulbright scholarship will be offered to an outstanding student from the United Kingdom who gains admission to the Executive MPA in Global Public Policy and Management for the fall, 2015.

The Executive MPA is a joint degree of NYU Wagner and University College London, designed for experienced managers, rising leaders, and executives across sectors. Students in this integrated program spend the first semester in New York City, the second in London, and the summer in global locations at work on a Capstone project. The Fulbright deadline to apply for the new scholarship is October 31, 2014. For more details, please visit the Fulbright Commission.

AHRC award for Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage

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he Nordic Genetic Resource Center, one of the research team’s partners, is responsible for the operation and management of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The seed vault aims to safeguard the world’s most important plant genetic resources for food and agriculture with a maximum level of security (Photo: Mari Tefre/Svalbard Global Seed Vault)

Rodney Harrison has been awarded a £1.6million AHRC Large Grant under the 'Care for the Future: Thinking forward through the past' theme, for the research programme ‘Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage’.

Aspects of Prehistory in South-East England. A Tribute to Peter Drewett

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Peter Drewett

Institute staff will participate in a special event being organised as a tribute to Peter Drewett in Sussex on 1 November.

Institute alumna curates Ancient Alalakh photographic exhibition

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The Forgotten Kingdom, Archaeology and Photography at Ancient Alalakh (exhibition)

Institute alumna Hélène Maloigne is co-curator of the exhibition The Forgotten Kingdom, Archaeology and Photography at Ancient Alalakh which opened in Istanbul on 13 September.

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