History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
A Surveillance Sensibility? The imperial security state and the 'amateur' films of Sir C. P. Skrine, Government of India diplomat in Iran
14 March 2019, 6-7 pm
Room 612 UCL Institute of Archaeology
Jonathan Westaway (University of Central Lancashire) will screen Skrine's films showing archaeological sites in Iran, discuss the historical context and value of these films, and explore Skrine's career.
Codebreakers and Groundbreakers
24 October 2017-4 February 2018
10-5 Tue-Sat; 12-5 Sun
A free exhibition highlighting the story of wartime codebreakers in Bletchley Park alongside the work of archaeological codebreakers and groundbreakers deciphering Linear B, an ancient writing system, the earliest in Europe, discovered during archaeological excavations in the early 20th century.