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The Origin of Civilisation and Religion


What I am trying to put across is that there is no such thing as God. It is the mind that has created God out of fear.

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Climate Change

Fire! Fire! - Review

For three nights, 350 years ago, vast swathes of London were ablaze. The Great Fire of 1666 swept through the city streets and left an estimated 100,000 people – about a sixth of 17th century London’s population  – homeless. 514 more words


Internships, British School at Athens

Knossos curatorial project internships

British School at Athens Knossos Research Centre, Crete

Application deadline: 12th September 2016

Fixed-term: 2 months

The British School at Athens seeks two short-term (8 weeks) full-time interns for its Curatorial Project based in the Stratigraphical Museum at Knossos. 254 more words


Reflections of a volunteer - part 5

by Kåre Lund

My name is Kåre, and I had the pleasure of being a volunteer at the Kvarnbo Hall dig site. My background is not from archeology, but as a teacher in Norway. 391 more words


Ancient Egyptian emoticons

This video series is about the ancient Egyptian village Deir el-Medina.

From Leiden University in the Netherlands:

Emoticons in Ancient Egypt

Published on 30 August 2016…

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Review of Transforming the Way we Think 

How do we transform the way that we usually think? One answer to that question is to talk to people who think differently to us! This is the approach taken by Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Studies. 2,295 more words


Back in time…to Vindolanda

I’m going back to Vindolanda at the weekend for the start of the final two-week volunteer excavation session of the year.

This is an activity I’ve enjoyed the last two years and although there are many places of great beauty in this country, the part of Northumberland near Hadrian’s Wall has become one of my favourites. 433 more words