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Moving Stonehenge (experiment led by Barney Harris as part of the UCL Festival of Culture 2016)

Moving Stonehenge

An experiment led by Institute research student Barney Harris earlier this week aimed to solve a prehistoric mystery related to the building of Stonehenge. More...

Published: May 27, 2016 3:42:22 PM

Institute hosts visit from Igbo Ukwu community

Institute hosts visit from Igbo-Ukwu community

The Institute recently hosted a visit by descendants of the excavation teams of Igbo-Ukwu (southern Nigeria), one of West Africa's most celebrated and enigmatic archaeological sites. More...

Published: May 24, 2016 9:38:34 PM

Site of Jalame, at the foot of Mount Carmel, Haifa where oldest known glass-making furnaces in Israel found

Discovery of key Roman glass making furnaces

Ian Freestone was present during the recent discovery of the oldest known glass-making furnaces in Israel. More...

Published: May 23, 2016 4:11:16 PM


AHRC award for TruLife Research Network

Elizabeth Graham is part of a research network concerned with Precolumbian Tropical urban Life (TruLife) which has just received an AHRC award. More...

Published: May 19, 2016 1:02:27 PM

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Corisande Fenwick receives British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award

Corisande Fenwick has been awarded a 2016 British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award (BARSEA) for an engagement event entitled 'Rethinking the (Early) Islamic State'. More...

Published: May 17, 2016 5:00:56 PM

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Exhibition Launch - Mysteries of the Mind

Mysteries of the Mind

The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Mysteries of the Mind, opens to the public from 13 May 2016. 

Starts: May 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

Institute of Archaeology Graduate Open Evening

The Institute will hold its next Graduate Open Evening on 1 June for those interested in masters courses or research degrees, as well as for those students already accepted onto a programme. More...

Starts: Jun 1, 2016 5:00:00 PM

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Society of Archaeological Masters Students Annual Conference IV

The Institute's Society of Archaeological Masters Students (SAMS) is holding its fourth annual conference on 3 June. More...

Starts: Jun 3, 2016 10:00:00 AM


Accordia Lecture: Permeable boundaries in the late 3rd millennium BC central Mediterranean

Giulia Recchia (Foggia University) will give the final Accordia Lecture of the 2015-16 series at the Institute on 7 June. More...

Starts: Jun 7, 2016 5:30:00 PM

History of Archaeology at the National Archives (TNA, OS 1/384, courtesy of the National Archives)

History of Archaeology at the National Archives

Juliette Desplat (Head of Overseas Records, The National Archives) will give a seminar organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network at the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology on 9 June. More...

Starts: Jun 9, 2016 5:15:00 PM

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