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PRESS RELEASE: Archaeological dig along the A14 – one of the largest archaeological projects ever undertaken in the UK – wins Current Archaeology’s prestigious Rescue Project of the Year award for 2019

A prestigious archaeological award for Rescue Project of the Year 2019 has gone to MOLA Headland Infrastructure for their work along the A14. Major road-improvement works on the A14 afforded the opportunity to investigate an entire landscape over six millennia, and was one of the largest and most complex archaeological projects ever undertaken in the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Largest ever ancient DNA study – showing at least 90% of British ancestry was replaced by a wave of migrants from the Continent around 4,500 years ago – wins Current Archaeology’s prestigious Research Project of the Year award for 2019

The work of Iñigo Olalde and colleagues examined the Bell Beaker Complex – a hugely popular cultural phenomenon that swept through Europe and Britain during the 3rd millennium BC. This massive ancient DNA project illuminated how it developed and spread, showing that it had a particularly profound impact on the population of Bronze Age Britain, […]

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Editor-in-Chief’s Dinner 2019: Spaghetti House

We would like to invite anyone attending Current Archaeology Live! 2019 to join us at a special Editor-in-Chief’s dinner after the conference on Friday 8th March.  The meal will take place directly after the evening reception, at the Goodge Street branch of Spaghetti House at 7:30pm, and will be attended by our founder and Editor-in-Chief Andrew Selkirk, […]

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CA Live! 2019: Bonus Activity

Bonus Activity: Sunday 10 March Attendees of CA Live 2019! are welcome to join archaeologists from the Thames Discovery Programme for a guided walk to explore the archaeological remains on the Thames Foreshore in London. We will be running two 90-minute walks for CA Live! delegates, both starting at 10.30am, one exploring the north bank […]

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Current Archaeology Live! 2019: Timetable

Current Archaeology Live! 2019 will be held on 8-9 March 2019, at the University of London’s Senate House. Below is the provisional timetable, and we will be updating this over the coming weeks with more information. We hope to seeing you there! To find out more about CA Live! 2019, and to purchase tickets, click here. […]

Newbarns project dig

The Newbarns Project

Excavation of Neolithic Kerb Cairns continues in 2019, with prehistoric cremation burials on a later multi settlement site up to the 13th & 14th centuries. All ages are welcome to participate in excavation but all expenses to be paid by student/visitor alike. No disabled access is available.

SWAT ARCHAEOLOGY - Kent Archaeological Field School

Kent Archaeological Field School

Courses at the Kent Archaeological Field School for 2019 will include: Field Walking and Map Analysis Saturday 13th April 2019 Field work at its most basic involves walking across the landscape recording features seen on the ground. On this weekend course we are concerned with recognising and recording artefacts found within the plough soil. These […]

CAERLEON SAMIAN GROUP - Roman Samian Pottery Workshops

Roman Samian Pottery Workshops

National Museum of Wales holds pottery workshops in Caerleon and Cardiff during the year. These take the form of a half day meeting on Tuesdays across some 6 weeks. That in the autumn of 2019 at Caerleon will be working on Roman samian from the Legionary Fortress. An enthusiasm for Roman pottery and a willingness […]

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