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Job vacancy at UCL-IA: Teaching Fellow

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UCL–Institute of the Americas is pleased to announce a Teaching Fellow opportunity in Latin American Economics for the second term of this academic session on a one day a week basis. The post-holder will be required to carry out teaching, assessment and course administration for the PGT module ‘Latin American Economics: Beyond Neoliberalism' and contribute to the teaching of the PGT module ‘Globalization and Latin American Development’. The deadline for applications is 21st September 2014. Further details and how to apply can be found here.

Sue Hamilton becomes Director of the Institute of Archaeology

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Prof Sue Hamilton

Sue Hamilton today succeeds Stephen Shennan as the next Director of the UCL Institute of Archaeology.

UCL-IA launches Inter-American Human Rights Network website

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The Inter-American Human Rights Network (IAHRN), an international research project funded by the Leverhulme Trust, today launches its website on the development and impact of the regional human rights system of the Americas.

David Wengrow to give the Henry Myers Lecture 2014

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David Wengrow speaking at the Engelsberg Seminar 2013

David Wengrow has been invited to give the Henry Myers Lecture 2014 at the British Museum on 12 September.

Institute researcher awarded Fellowship for continuation of Balkan research

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Miljana Radivojević, included in Serbian daily Blic's traditional list of Magnificent 20 Serbians for 2013

Miljana Radivojević has been awarded a Fellowship at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge commencing in March 2015.

Crowd-sourcing archaeology

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Early Bronze Age Axe hoard discovered in the late 19th century from the Folkton barrow in North Yorkshire (Copyright Trustees of the British Museum)

Volunteers from around the world have helped to make ancient bronze collections from the British Museum available online as part of the MicroPasts project.

Job Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in African Archaeology

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Sumana Kone and Kevin MacDonald presenting fundings from 2010 excavations to schools of Konodimini (Photo: Paul Burtenshaw)

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Teaching Fellow in African Archaeology (Ref.:1430887). The deadline for applications is 1 September 2014.

Deadline for Master's Degrees Extended

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The deadline to apply for our Master’s degrees has been extended to 31st August 2014. Details on our programmes and how to apply can be found here.

Framing Cosmologies: The Anthropology of Worlds

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Framing cosmologies

NOW OUT: FRAMING COSMOLOGIES: THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF WORLDS, edited by Allen Abramson and Martin Holbraad.

'Dig Whitehawk' Site Open Day

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A reconstruction by Ian Dennis of the Whitehawk causewayed enclosure c. 3,600 cal BC (reproduced from Whittle, Healy and Bayliss 2011; fig. 1.3)

The Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology Project will hold an Open Day at the site on Whitehawk Hill, near Brighton, on 23 August.

View from the trenches: Romania (2014)

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Mariana Ribas Albuquerque recording the location of finds with the totalstation

Institute staff and students have recently completed another season of excavation in Tăşnad, Northwest Romania. 

Community Archaeology in London

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Community Archaeology Project at Headstone Manor, Harrow

Gabriel Moshenska and Charlotte Frearson have been working with the Museum of London this summer on a community archaeology project in Harrow, North London.

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