Off the Record – Tuesday 14th March

A reminder about Tuesday’s ‘Off the Record’ seminar, which will be given by Ana Vale. Species of spaces. Sherds and other fragments in the construction of a Chalcolithic walled enclosure, Castanheiro do Vento (NE Portugal) Ana Vale is a postdoctoral researcher funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology at the Centre of Archaeology, Arts…

Lecture: The Wonderful Things of Punt: Excavations at the 12th Dynasty Harbor of Saww, Modern Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt – 2nd March

This Thursday, 2nd March, Kathryn Bard (Boston University) will give a lecture in G6, Institute of Archaeology 5-6pm:  The Wonderful Things of Punt: Excavations at the 12th Dynasty Harbor of Saww, Modern Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt Sponsored by the World Archaeology Section. Archaeological investigations were conducted 2001 to 2011 at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt, the site of…

Off the Record – Species of Spaces

We are looking forward to welcoming Ana Vale to give the next ‘Off the Record’ lunchtime seminar on Tuesday 14th March, 1-2pm, in room 612. Ana Vale is a postdoctoral researcher funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology at the Centre of Archaeology, Arts and Heritage Sciences, and University of Porto, Portugal. Her research…

Section Newsletter #11

January 2017 Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the IoA World Archaeology Section Newsletter. Lecture: The Wonderful Things of Punt: Excavations at the 12th Dynasty Harbor of Saww, Modern Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt – 2nd March Lecture by Kathryn Bard, Professor of Archaeology, Boston University on 2nd March 2017 in G6, Institute of Archaeology 5-6pm. …

Off the Record – TRACER project

The first ‘Off the Record’ lunchtime seminar of 2017 took place yesterday, and it gave those who attended the opportunity to hear about the TRACER project from Gersande Eschenbrenner-Diemer, who has recently joined the Institute. The TRACER project is titled from an acronym of ‘Tree Roots: an analytical ‘culture’ of economy and religion’, with the…

Off the Record – 12th January

The first ‘Off the Record’ seminar in the Spring Term 2017 will be given by Gersande Eschenbrenner-Diemer on ‘From the workshop to the grave: an analysis of woodcraft as societal “tracer” in Ancient Egypt during the Middle Bronze Age.’ Presentation of the TRACER project (Marie Curie Fellowship). Thursday 12th January 1-2pm, room 410.  All welcome,…

Climate Change, Archaeology and History Conference

A Multidisciplinary Approach from Archaeology, Climatology and History on Climate Change and the Possible Collapse of Civilization. A reminder about this upcoming conference on 19th and 20th December at the UCL Institute of Archaeology. The conference programme is now available here (pdf): climate-change-archaeology-and-history-conference-booklet