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In the Shadows of Archaeological Swashbucklers

10 October 2014  New York Times
A feature about several Middle East archaeological sites and the archaeologists who explored them.  Includes an overview of Gertrude Bell, the book “Queen of the Desert”, the upcoming film about the archaeologist and diplomat, and the exhibition in the Great North Museum.

published on: 10th October 2014

McCord Centre welcomes new PhD students

The McCord Centre is delighted to welcome five new research students who have joined us in autumn 2014. All five are funded with full scholarships from the ‘Northern Bridge’ doctoral training partnership (a collaboration between the universities of Newcastle, Durham and Queen’s University Belfast funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council).

published on: 10th October 2014

Director of the McCord Centre made Head of School

Professor Sam Turner, who is the Director of the McCord Centre is now also Head of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology from this academic year. 

published on: 10th October 2014

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