History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
Screening Verulamium: Institute of Archaeology films from the 1950s
22 November 2017, 6pm - 7 pm
Room 609, UCL Institute of Archaeology
Amara Thornton and Caitlin O'Grady (UCL Institute of Archaeology) will introduce a screening of two short Institute of Archaeology films from the 1950s showing excavation and conservation at the site of the Roman city of Verulamium (St Albans, Hertfordshire).
The Kentucky Mummy: Encountering Antiquity in 19th Century America
9 November 2017, 6 pm –7 pm
Room 209, UCL Institute of Archaeology
James E. Snead (California State University, Northridge) will discuss the history of an iconic find, and how it affected both the beginnings of scientific archaeology and popular culture in the United States.
What does it mean to be human? Curating Heads
2 Oct 2017 - 28 February 2018
9am - 7pm daily
University College London
A free exhibition about the ethics and implications of human remains. Featuring the work of archaeologist Flinders Petrie, and a discussion of his request to leave his head to science. Further details here.