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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’.

Alexander Kluge at UCL

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Friday 3 October - Screening: Alexander Kluge will premiere excerpts from recent works, including: Money, not Gold or Love: Elfriede Jelinek, Richard Wagner and the Financial Crisis. Followed by a discussion with Sarah James (UCL) and Frederic Schwartz (UCL)

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.

Unit in the News - Scottish Referendum

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In the run up to the Scottish Referendum and after the No vote, Robert Hazell and members of the Unit have been cited in the following articles on a number of issues surrounding the vote.

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.

Cultural Landscapes of Bhutan

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Paro Dzong, Bhutan

An Institute of Archaeology team was recently invited to participate in an international competition on cultural landscapes, aiming to tackle Bhutan’s challenges of interpreting and safeguarding its traditional landscapes.

The Past in the Present: A Living Heritage Approach

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The Past in the Present: A Living Heritage Approach

Institute alumnus, Ioannis Poulios, has developed his PhD thesis into a comprehensive and novel approach to heritage management which has recently been published by Ubiquity Press.

MicroPasts: Tagging the Horsfields

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A tour at Jerash, Transjordan, c. 1930s, from the collection of George and Agnes Horsfield

The MicroPasts project has launched an application for volunteers to tag a group of archive photographs of archaeological sites and locations in the Middle East.

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