Research Projects

Current research interest:-

Map-based visualization (GIS and remote-sensing); intensive and aerial/remote survey techniques; macro-scale historical change; visuality and photography; socio-technological change and cross-craft interaction; ancient technology (including textiles and metallurgy); the archaeology of Eurasia in the 5th to 2nd millennia BC, especially of Anatolia, Transcaucasia, Iran and Central Asia and adjacent regions.

Current affiliation:-

Junior Research Fellow, Churchill College, University of Cambridge
Fellow in Archaeology of Eurasia and Ancient Near East, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

Current and past projects I have been involved with:-

Micro-revolutions, 2016–ongoing – economy and technology in the formation of 5th and 4th millennium Eurasia.

Project Panormos, 2012-ongoing – excavation, intensive survey and remote-sensing: http://www.panormos.de/

Sacred Way, 2017 – Re-evaluating the route of the Sacred Way from Miletos to Didyma: http://www.panormos.de/sacredway/

Tying the threads of Eurasia, 2008–2014 – research into trade routes and material flows in eastern Anatolia, Transcaucasia, western Central Asia and beyond. [PhD completed 2012: see publications].

ArchAtlas – online archaeological atlas and journal, 2004–ongoing : http://www.archatlas.org/

Isparta Archaeological Survey – multi-period survey project in south-western Turkey 2012: http://classics.case.edu/ias/isparta.html

Cide Archaeological Project – multi-period intensive survey, 2009–2011/2013: http://www.cidearchaeology.com/

British Institute at Ankara (BIAA) Pottery Collections Database – web-resource; 2006–2007 : http://www.biaatr.org/collections/

The Tibet Album – online resource of photographs from Tibet 1920s-1950s; 2004–2005: http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/