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Visiting Scholars

The McDonald Institute welcomes applications from those wishing to spend from three months to a maximum of twelve months working in Cambridge on topics relating to archaeology.


Visiting Scholars are entitled to use of the University and McDonald Institute facilities; these privileges may include access to shared workspace facilities in the Institute as well as use of the University and Division of Archaeology libraries. Visitors will be welcome to attend research seminars and lectures throughout the University and in particular at the McDonald Institute which has a very active conference, lecture and seminar programme to which Visiting Scholars are invited to participate.

Detailed guidelines for potential applicants are available to download here.

Showcasing research highlights and outreach for the academic year 2015-2016

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Upcoming events

Africa on the Move Conference

Sep 08, 2017

McDonald Institute, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3ER and Biffen Lecture Theatre, 8 Tennis Ct Rd, Cambridge CB2 1QJ

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research