Cotsen Institute celebrates 50th anniversary

A special luncheon was held on March 10 to honor the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA. An introduction to the event was made by Director Jason De León, who stressed the unique interdisciplinary approach of the Institute. This sentiment was echoed by Abel Valenzuela, interim dean of social sciences.

Highlights of the program included addresses by several of the Institute’s key contributors, including founding director Giorgio Buccellati and past directors Merrick Posnansky, Charles Stanish and Willeke Wendrich. 

Watch the full recording here.

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Published on April 11, 2024.