Fragments of figurines found on Keros

Island of broken figurines

10 Jun 2011

Why were Bronze Age figurines smashed, transported and buried in shallow pits on the Aegean island of Keros? New research sheds light on a 4,500-year-old mystery.

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El Eternauta, Argentina

New perspectives on Latin America

17 Mar 2011

At the Centre of Latin American Studies, interdisciplinary research is offering a new perspective on the creativity, challenges and lessons that can be learned from Latin America.

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Household takes refuge from the rain in central Malawi

Famine’s changing face

01 Jan 2010

Dr Zoltán Tiba’s research on why famines happen is posing questions about the root causes and possible long-term interventions.

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Jade rhyton 1787

Jade: 'Stone of Heaven'

01 May 2008

Treasured and venerated for thousands of years, jade holds a special place in the history and culture of the Chinese Empire.

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