Exploring the intersection between theory and practice: how archaeologists and others understand the past, and how the techniques we use influence these understandings.
- The role of social inequality and diversity on the evolution of our species and societies
- Producing world-leading tools for the digital preservation of archaeological data
- Innovative approaches to fieldwork to understand human-environment interactions in the past and present
- Award-winning work that actively involves members of different communities, from field and archival research to oral history, analysis, publication and exhibitions.
- Penny Bickle (Senior Lecturer in Archaeology)
- Martin Carver (Professor Emeritus)
- Mark Edmonds (Professor Emeritus)
- Jonathan Finch (Reader)
- Kate Giles (Senior Lecturer)
- Don Henson (Associate Lecturer in Public Archaeology & Education)
- Jim Leary (Lecturer in Field Archaeology)
- Colleen Morgan (Lecturer in Digital Archaeology & Heritage)
- Terry O'Connor (Professor Emeritus)
- Julian Richards (Professor of Archaeology)
- Steve Roskams (Senior Lecturer)
- Daryl Stump (Lecturer in African Archaeology)
- James Taylor (Associate Lecturer in Field Archaeology)
- Kevin Walsh (Reader)
- Stephanie Wynne-Jones (Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, Deputy Head of Department)
Grains of Truth
In collaboration with colleagues from the Department of Environment and Geography, we're investigating how people in East Africa interacted with the environment, across time and space.
Over the past 20 years, our researchers have been working across 40 East African sites to develop archaeological and paleoecological archives.
This video, titled Grains of Truth, reveals our investigations in Engaruka - a semi-arid savannah region in Tanzania.
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