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Funding success for collaborative palaeolithic research on Jersey

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La Cotte de St Brelade, Jersey

Jersey Heritage has been awarded significant funding from the Tourism Development Fund for the continued exploration of Jersey's unique history by the Quaternary Archaeology and Environments of Jersey Project involving the Institute's Matthew Pope.

The Big Ig Nobel UK Show - with Volker Sommer Performing

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Professor Volker Sommer has been honoured with an invitation to perform at this year's Ig Nobel UK show - under the time-honoured motto "Research that makes people LAUGH and then THINK".

Dr James Melton's Grant on Constitutional Excerpts Project Has Been Awarded

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Congratulations to Dr James Melton on his awarded grant from the Indigo Trust for the Constitutional Excerpts Project.

Video: Jack Straw - Dilemmas of a Foreign Secretary

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Jack Straw - Last Man Standing: Memoirs of a Political Survivor

Filmed at Archaeology Lecture Theatre G6, UCL on 7th March, 2013.

Jack Straw served continuously on the Labour front-bench for 30 years- from November 1980 until October 2010.

£5,000 Digital Humanities project starter prize

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UCL Centre for Digital Humanities

Event: Digital Humanities Project Starter Workshop
Dates: Thursday 25 April and Friday 26 April 2013
Deadline: Apply by 9am on March 25
Places available: Only 12 - 16

Book review on The Politics of Coalition

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Frontline Online (Oct 2012)

India can draw lessons from the solidarity of the Conservative-Lib-Dem coalition in Britain based on “the knowledge that too much open division would threaten cohesion and even survival”.

Video: What Place for the Referendum in the UK?

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Prof Vernon Bogdanor

Venue: Archaeology Lecture Theatre G6, Gordon House

The Skeletons of Stonehenge

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Stonehenge (Image © and courtesy of Lisa Preville)

New findings at Stonehenge by a collaborative research team led by Mike Parker Pearson have been revealed in a special Channel 4 documentary and are attracting media attention.

Professor Kevin Middlebrook's radio interview on Hugo Chavez' death

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Listen to Prof Kevin Middlebrook's interview to South African radio news program on the recent demise of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

Registration open for Stasis in the Medieval World Conference

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UCL Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series

The Institute will host the Stasis in the Medieval World Conference on 13-14 April and registration is now open for the event. 

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