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Read more at: Departmental statement on addressing racism in archaeology

Departmental statement on addressing racism in archaeology

23 November 2020

The Department of Archaeology at Cambridge University engages with humanity’s diverse past across space and time. We are acutely aware of the relationship between the past and the present, and the impact of the former on the latter. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. This statement reflects the result of...

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Read more at: €10.4 million ERC Synergy Grant for 4-OCEANS project

€10.4 million ERC Synergy Grant for 4-OCEANS project

5 November 2020

Multidisciplinary project to assess the importance of marine life for human societies during the last two millennia

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Read more at: Arcadia funds two major projects to map endangered archaeological heritage in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa

Arcadia funds two major projects to map endangered archaeological heritage in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa

3 November 2020

Projects will advance knowledge of the archaeology of South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and help develop more sustainable approaches to protecting and monitoring endangered heritage.

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Read more at: A Tale of Two Cesspits: DNA Reveals Intestinal Health in Medieval Europe and the Middle East

A Tale of Two Cesspits: DNA Reveals Intestinal Health in Medieval Europe and the Middle East

6 October 2020

New research proves the feasibility of retrieving bacterial DNA from ancient latrines.

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Read more at: Cambridge Biological Anthropologist Awarded €1.5m ERC Starting Grant

Cambridge Biological Anthropologist Awarded €1.5m ERC Starting Grant

16 September 2020

Dr Guy Jacobs awarded European Research Council starting grant for MOBILE project.

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Read more at: European Heritage Prize awarded to Dr Gilly Carr

European Heritage Prize awarded to Dr Gilly Carr

26 August 2020

The European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) have awarded the 2020 European Archaeological Heritage Prize to Dr Gilly Carr for her outstanding contribution to archaeological heritage knowledge and her heritage activism on behalf of victims of Nazism in the Channel Islands.

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