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Beaker pottery (Image © The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London)

Ancient Britons 'replaced' through large-scale migration

UCL researchers have been involved in an international study showing that the ancient population of Britain was almost completely replaced by newcomers around 4,500 years ago. More...

Published: Feb 22, 2018 2:06:43 PM

The EU

Job Vacancy: Research Associate for the 'Big Picnic' project

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Research Associate (part-time, Ref.: 1710647). The deadline for applications is 23 February 2018. More...

Published: Feb 20, 2018 11:11:18 AM

New series of 'Britain at Low Tide' explores coastal and intertidal archaeology

New series of 'Britain at Low Tide' explores coastal and intertidal archaeology

CITiZAN (the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network) features in the new series of Britain at Low Tide, the first episode of which aired on 17 February. More...

Published: Feb 19, 2018 2:46:41 PM

Capuchin monkeys using stone tools

Digging up secrets of the monkey Stone Age

Results of collaborative research, involving Institute researcher Tomos Proffitt, is forcing us to rethink our cultural evolution. More...

Published: Feb 9, 2018 5:09:32 PM

A bronze cauldron decorated with griffins from the royal tombs of Salamis © Department of Antiquities, Cyprus

In Cyprus where copper was first discovered

The Institute of Archaeology is co-organiser, with the High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus in the UK and the University of Cyprus, of a special lecture taking place in London on 20 February. More...

Published: Feb 9, 2018 10:39:04 AM

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Image courtesy of the UCL Institute of Archaeology

Sex and Symbolism

The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Sex and Symbolism, will open to the public in May 2017. More...

Starts: May 8, 2017 9:30:00 AM

4th UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History: Why did agriculture have different consequences in different world regions?

4th UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History: Why did agriculture have different consequences in different world regions?

Jared Diamond (Department of Geography, UCLA) will give the 4th UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History on 26 February. More...

Starts: Feb 26, 2018 6:00:00 PM

Ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman Sculpture: Forgeries, Restoration and Emulation

Ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman Sculpture: Forgeries, Restoration and Emulation

David A. Scott (Emeritus Professor and Founding Director of the UCLA/Getty Conservation Programme) will give a lecture at the Institute on 1 March. More...

Starts: Mar 1, 2018 5:00:00 PM

Dr Ling Qin (Peking University)

Why Rice Farmers Don’t Sail: Near Coast Subsistence Traditions and Maritime Predilection

Qin Ling (Peking University) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Seminar of 2017-18 at the Institute on 1 March. More...

Starts: Mar 1, 2018 6:00:00 PM

UCL IOA

The tongue of the people in another man’s mouth: An Archaeology of 18th century Gaelic Landscapes

Kevin Grant (Historic Environment Scotland) will give the sixth seminar in the Term II Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series on 5 March. More...

Starts: Mar 5, 2018 4:00:00 PM

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