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Institute of Archaeology 75th anniversary

The Institute of Archaeology celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2012 and a number of events and activities were held to mark this milestone. The entire Institute of Archaeology community, current and former staff and students, came together to celebrate the Institute's achievements.  Read all the 75th anniversary news here»

In June 2013 a monolith was unveiled in Gordon Square as a permanent marker of the Institute's 75 years of leading global archaeology. Read more»

Anniversary Events

  • Re-launch of Archaeology International - Autumn 2011

    The first issue of the 'new-look' Archaeology International, edited by James Graham-Campbell and Andrew Reynolds published in December 2011 is a double issue devoted to the Institute's 75th anniversary and includes a full programme of events for the celebrations.

  • 75th Anniversary Lecture

    The Institute's Annual Lecture, inaugurated as the Institute of Archaeology 75th Anniversary Lecture in 2012, was given at UCL on 19 January 2012.  The lecture took place in the UCL Darwin Lecture Theatre, followed by a drinks reception in the Wilkins North Cloisters. Read a review of this event here»

    • Speaker: Professor Daniel Lord Smail (Harvard University)
      Title: "History and the Pre: Perspectives on the Structure of Deep Historical Arguments"
  • 75th Anniversary contacts

    • To be added to the Institute of Archaeology Alumni mailing list and/or the Institute's Facebook group, please contact Charlotte Frearson.
    • Enquiries about any of the 75th anniversary events may be directed to organisers Andrew Reynolds or Gabriel Moshenska.
    • Enquiries about the Institute's collections and related exhibitions may be directed to Collections Manager, Ian Carroll.

Exterior of the Institute of Archaeology, Gordon SquareInstitute of Archaeology staff, 2006Wolfson Archaeological Science Laboratories, 2008A.G. Leventis Gallery for Eastern Mediterranean and Cypriot ArchaeologyAGIS Lab, 2008Institute of Archaeology, St John's Lodge, Regents ParkExamining the Institute's Western Asiatic collectionsInstitute of Archaeology staff, 1955Institute of Archaeology Exhibition area (now the AG Leventis Gallery)Institute laboratories, 1980s

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