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Prof Kevin MacDonald beside one of the legendary ‘sacrificial stones’ of Dodugubani, (photo Gestrich)

Archaeology and the Three Myths about Africa

Kevin MacDonald was recently invited to talk about his African research at both a school event and public lecture in Suffolk. More...

Published: Jun 3, 2015 10:27:43 AM

Fallen moai at ahu Mahiki

My Archaeology - Sue Hamilton

Sue Hamilton has been interviewed by British Archaeology (May/June 2015 issue) for their 'My Archaeology' feature. More...

Published: May 29, 2015 4:13:26 PM

Scoping the Future of Archaeological Science (Special Issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science)

Scoping the Future of Archaeological Science

Marcos Martinón-Torres, Thilo Rehren & Robin Torrence have guest edited a special issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science with papers in honour of Richard Klein. More...

Published: May 28, 2015 10:43:00 AM

2013 excavations by the Olduvai Geochronology Archaeology Project at the MNK site

Institute staff comment on discovery of oldest stone tools

Institute staff have been asked to comment in the media on the significance of the oldest stone tools discovered by archaeologists in Kenya. More...

Published: May 22, 2015 2:54:43 PM

Ethnic Ambiguity and the African Past bookcover

Ethnic Ambiguity and the African Past

An innovative volume edited by François G. Richard and Kevin MacDonald which examines materiality, history and the shaping of cultural identities in Africa, has now been published by Left Coast Press. More...

Published: May 20, 2015 5:28:46 PM

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We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology Exhibition poster

We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology

The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, We Need to Talk: Connecting Through Technology, opens to the public from 8 May 2015. More...

Starts: May 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM

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Scandinavian identities and English placenames

The final seminar in the 2014-15 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by Jayne Carroll (University of Nottingham) on 3 June. More...

Starts: Jun 3, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Origins of Sheep and Goats Domestication in Western China

Origins of Sheep and Goats Domestication in Western China

Yiru Wang (University of Cambridge) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Lecture of 2014-15 at the Institute on 4 June. More...

Starts: Jun 4, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Archaeology, heritage, and people in Middle Egypt

Archaeology, heritage and people in Middle Egypt: new UCL initiatives

Richard Bussmann, Beverley Butler & Stephen Quirke will give presentations organised by the Institute's Material Cultures of Prehistoric and Dynastic Egypt Research Network and the UCL Petrie Museum at the museum on 9 June. More...

Starts: Jun 9, 2015 12:00:00 PM

The Story of Chocolate

The Story of Chocolate

Kathryn Sampeck (Associate Professor of Anthropology at Illinois State University), will present a lecture on the bittersweet story of chocolate at the Institute on 12 June. More...

Starts: Jun 12, 2015 5:30:00 PM


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