September 2023 Message from the Executive Director

September here at the institute always marks the start of the new academic year – a time to look forward to the activities and plans for the next year and welcome new students and colleagues to our headquarters in the Cathedral Close. While August can sometimes be a quieter month, with many people taking the […]

Archaeology for Wellbeing: Excavations at Warham Iron Age Camp

In July, the Sainsbury Institute undertook its second season of fieldwork related to our Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project, led by Dr Andy Hutcheson. Following successful excavations at Arminghall Henge last year (you can watch a tour of the site here), this year’s excavations took place at Warham Iron Age Camp in North Norfolk. The institute […]

Report on the talk ‘Circles of Stone: Bringing the Jomon to Stonehenge’

Returning with fresh insights after a year of study leave, the Sainsbury Institute’s Director, Professor Simon Kaner, presented ‘Circles of Stone: Bringing the Jomon to Stonehenge’ as July’s edition of the Third Thursday Lecture series. Prof. Kaner unwrapped the story of his latest major project, the year-long exhibition ‘Circles of Stone: Stonehenge and Prehistoric Japan’, […]