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Peterhouse Archaeology Summer School 2019

Students on the 2019 Peterhouse Archaeology Summer School


Outreach Events 2021

Department Open Day 18 Feb, 2021 10:30am-1pm (UK time)  

Department Open Day 19 Feb, 2021 2-4:30pm (UK time) 


Essay Prizes: 

The Newnham College essay prize competition is now open. This year, the competition includes an Archaeology essay prize with a first prize of £400, a second prize of £200 and a third prize of £100. The competition is open to all female students currently in Year 12 at a UK school. The deadline to submit entries is 12pm on Wednesday 10 March, 2021. See full details at:

The Girton College humanities writing competition is also now open. This annual competition is an opportunity for students to research and write beyond the curriculum using one or more of the Lawrence Room museum objects as their focus. This competition is open to students in Year 12 (or equivalent) who have an interest in the humanities. The prize fund is up to £200 cash and £200 worth of books from Cambridge University Press, the latter to be shared between the winning entrant(s) and their school(s). The prize fund may be divided between winning entrants. Deadline for entries is 5pm on Thursday 1 April, 2021. See full details at:​ 

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