Institute of Archaeology


Current Archaeology Live! 2024

24 February 2024, 9:30 am–5:00 pm

Event logo with red lettering on a white background Current Archaeology Live! 2024

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is co-organiser of the Current Archaeology Live! 2024 event which will take place on 24 February.

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UCL Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way

The Current Archaeology Live! 2024 event, which the UCL Institute of Archaeology is co-organising, is being held at the UCL Institute of Education on Saturday 24 February 2023. 

This one-day conference will showcase all the latest archaeological discoveries and research from Britain and beyond.

The Keynote Speaker at this year's event is John Gater (Time Team/SUMO GeoSurveys) with a presentation entitled Behind the Scenes of Time Team: 30 years in the media limelight.

Provisional programme

Natasha Billson (Behind the Trowel)
– From the Trench to the Screen

Ali Cameron and Alice Jaspars (Cameron Archaeology/University of Southampton)
– The Missing Monastery: archaeological work at Deer 2017-2022

Nathalie Cohen (National Trust)
– Smallhythe Explored: Roman and medieval riverside discoveries along the Kent/Sussex border

Rachel Frame (Vindolanda Trust)
– Magna Roman fort and Milecastle 46

Kevin MacDonald (UCL Institute of Archaeology)
– Tumuli through time in Mali and Senegal

Matthew Pope (UCL Institute of Archaeology)
– La Cotte de St Brelade and the Archaeology of its Last Neanderthals

Julian Thomas (University of Manchester)
– Excavating Arthur’s Stone

Lisa Westcott Wilkins (DigVentures)
– Deep Time

Keynote speaker: John Gater (Time Team/SUMO GeoSurveys)
– Behind the Scenes of Time Team: 30 years in the media limelight

The Current Archaeology Awards results will be announced at 5pm

Further details


Early bird tickets £45; Students £10 - Booking link for student tickets: https://currentpublishing.com/shop/product/ca-live-2024-student-ticket/