Moving Stonehenge

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

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

Institute hosts visit from Igbo-Ukwu community

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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.

Discovery of key Roman glass making furnaces

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

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

AHRC award for TruLife Research Network

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

Corisande Fenwick receives British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award

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Photography in Academic Research

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Photography in Academic Research (Image courtesy of David Swindell)

‘photography + (con) text’ is pleased to announce a call for papers and visual submissions for a conference on Photography in Academic Research to be held at the Institute in September 2016.

Exhibition Launch - Mysteries of the Mind

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Exhibition Launch - Mysteries of the Mind

The opening of the new student exhibition, Mysteries of the Mind, will be marked by a private view at the Institute this week.

Institute students experience world heritage in practice

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Institute students exploring the historic city of Stari Grad

Institute students taking the Masters course in Public Archaeology were recently given the opportunity to visit and assess the status of Stari Grad, a UNESCO World Heritage site on the island of Hvar (Croatia).

Major European Grant Success for Centre for Critical Heritage Studies

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie EU funding logo

The UCL Centre for Critical Heritage Studies, based in the UCL Institute of Archaeology, has been successful in winning a c.€3.9million grant to to provide an international doctoral training programme.

Heritage as Global Challenge: Launch of joint University of Gothenburg/UCL Centre for Critical Heritage Studies

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Rowlands Gothenburg

Members of the UCL Institute of Archaeology recently joined other colleagues from UCL at the University of Gothenburg (UG), Sweden for the launch of a new, collaborative UCL/UG Centre for Critical Heritage Studies.

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