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Health - History / Archeology - 27.02.2018

History / Archeology - Administration - 22.02.2018

History / Archeology - Art and Design - 20.02.2018

Politics - History / Archeology - 15.02.2018

History / Archeology - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.02.2018
Workshops to give people a real taste of cooking, the Neolithic way
Workshops to give people a real taste of cooking, the Neolithic way
Archaeologists from Cardiff University are collaborating with colleagues from the University of York and English Heritage to explore the food consumed by the masses who constructed the world heritage site, Stonehenge.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 09.02.2018
A 12,000-year story - revealing the history of settlers in Britain from the end of the Ice Age to the present day
A new exhibition about the history of settlers in Britain has opened at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

History / Archeology - 07.02.2018

Economics / Business - History / Archeology - 05.02.2018

History / Archeology - Media - 31.01.2018

History / Archeology - Innovation - 18.01.2018
Unusually sophisticated prehistoric monuments and technology revealed in the heart of the Aegean
Unusually sophisticated prehistoric monuments and technology revealed in the heart of the Aegean
New excavations on the remote island of Keros reveal monumental architecture and technological sophistication at the dawn of the Cycladic Bronze Age.

Event - History / Archeology - 20.12.2017

Economics / Business - History / Archeology - 14.12.2017
Mistletoe and (a large) wine: seven-fold increase in wine glass size over 300 years
Mistletoe and (a large) wine: seven-fold increase in wine glass size over 300 years
Our Georgian and Victorian ancestors probably celebrated Christmas with more modest wine consumption than we do today - if the size of their wine glasses are anything to go by. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that the capacity of wine glasses has increased seven-fold over the past 300 years, and most steeply in the last two decades as wine consumption rose.

History / Archeology - 07.12.2017
Venezuelan rock art mapped in unprecedented detail
Venezuelan rock art mapped in unprecedented detail
Rock engravings located in Western Venezuela - including some of the largest recorded anywhere in the world - have been mapped in unprecedented detail by UCL researchers.

History / Archeology - Religions - 04.12.2017
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
In the tumultuous upheaval of the English Civil War, Royalist castles under siege used 'pop-up' mints to make coins to pay their soldiers.

History / Archeology - 28.11.2017
Using street art to help fight modern slavery
The University of Nottingham is launching the first ever major collection of murals focussing on slavery and the anti-slavery movement, on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (2 December).

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 28.11.2017

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 22.11.2017

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 21.11.2017

Health - History / Archeology - 10.11.2017
UCL joins with top Chinese university to train world leaders of the future
UCL joins with top Chinese university to train world leaders of the future
A UCL academic with an illustrious Chinese ancestry has forged new links with China's top university by designing a course that will help teach future potential leaders from the West about China's history and culture.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 08.11.2017
Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation
Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation
A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial - one of only a handful known to have survived - has been recovered during the excavation of a roofed theatre in the Roman town of Interamna Lirenas, near Monte Cassino, in Italy.

Career - History / Archeology - 08.11.2017
UCL hosts event on conserving contemporary art
UCL hosts event on conserving contemporary art
As part of UCL Art Museum's exhibition The composition has been reversed , a group including curators, artists, a historian and a conservator met yesterday to discuss issues unique to the conservation of contemporary art.

History / Archeology - 06.11.2017
Negotiating Brexit - an insider view with Sir Jonathan Faull
Negotiating Brexit - an insider view with Sir Jonathan Faull
The dynamics and factors that led to Brexit were poorly understood in Brussels and member state capitals, according to Sir Jonathan Faull - a former high-ranking official of the European Commission.

History / Archeology - Event - 02.11.2017

History / Archeology - 02.11.2017
A feather in your cap: inside the symbolic universe of Renaissance Europe
A feather in your cap: inside the symbolic universe of Renaissance Europe
Today, feathers are an extravagant accessory in fashion; 500 years ago, however, they were used to constitute culture, artistry, good health and even courage in battle.

History / Archeology - Administration - 01.11.2017
Flanders and Wales
The Welsh and Flemish experience of the Passchendaele campaign is under the spotlight at a free event in Cardiff Bay this month.

History / Archeology - 31.10.2017

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 31.10.2017
Pre-Inka elites and the social life of fragments
Pre-Inka elites and the social life of fragments
Objects unearthed in the Andes tell new stories of societies lacking hierarchical leadership in the time before the Inka Empire. Distinctive clay urns with painted motifs showing serpents, frogs and birds, as well as human facial features, were found to contain the skeletal remains of young infants. The town of Borgatta was built in the Argentinean Andes sometime in the tenth century.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 26.10.2017
The man who tried to read all the books in the world
The man who tried to read all the books in the world
One man's quest to create a library of everything, 500 years before Google Books was conceived, foreshadowed the challenges of 'big data' and our reliance on search algorithms to make sense of it all.

Religions - History / Archeology - 24.10.2017
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Rustic figurines of a resigned-looking Virgin clutching her child may have no obvious literary or artistic merit to us today.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 24.10.2017
Keeping it in the family: Inheritance in Victorian and Edwardian Britain
Keeping it in the family: Inheritance in Victorian and Edwardian Britain
Inheritance has been a topic of fascination in Britain for centuries. It provides a tantalising glimpse of what people are worth, and offers a reliable dose of drama about how wealth is passed on, who gets richer, and who misses out.

History / Archeology - 23.10.2017
First ever Global South professor announced
Professor Rosinka Chaudhuri has been appointed Oxford University's first ever Global South-Mellon Visiting Professor.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 19.10.2017
Exhibition highlights the untold story of Nazi victims in the Channel Islands
Exhibition highlights the untold story of Nazi victims in the Channel Islands
The untold stories of slave labourers, political prisoners and Jews who were persecuted during the German occupation of the Channel Islands during the Second World War will be revealed from today at a new exhibition co-curated by Cambridge's Dr Gilly Carr.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 18.10.2017
Trump presidency won't increase white supremacists but will embolden them to be more daring
Trump presidency won’t increase white supremacists but will embolden them to be more daring
Trump presidency won't increase white supremacists but will embolden them to be more daring Donald Trump's presidency will not lead to a huge increase in white supremacist numbers but will embolden the movement to be “more daring? in their actions, a leading academic in US history has warned.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 18.10.2017
Is it better to remember or forget? New seminar series launches on Friday
In a free, public event, the Sierra Leone-British novelist and journalist Aminatta Forna will discuss her search for the truth about the death of her father, and explore questions about commemoration.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 18.10.2017
Living in a material world: why 'things' matter
Living in a material world: why ’things’ matter
Things structure our lives. They enrich us, embellish us and express our hopes and fears.

History / Archeology - Economics / Business - 17.10.2017
Announcing the re-endowment of the Koraes Chair
King's College London is pleased to announce the re-endowment of the Koraes Chair in Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature.

History / Archeology - Sport - 16.10.2017
Minecraft slavery plantation programme for classrooms
Historians at the University of Glasgow will today (Monday 16 October 2017) officially launch a computer representation of 18th century plantations in Minecraft to help school children engage with the history of slavery.

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