GAP 2041 – Flints, Farmers & Forts: Ireland in Prehistory

2016-17 Module guideTransferable skills


Module Co-ordinator: Dr Dirk Brandherm

Expertise

Ancient world systems Archaeometry of inorganic materials Mining Archaeology Prehistoric economies Scientific dating methods Social Archaeology

Current research

Knocknashee hillfort project The beginnings of the Early Iron Age in south-western Iberia: chronology and material culture Early mining in the Lower Segura Valley (SE Spain)

Career network

Heritage institutions (museums and research institutes) in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Spain International Union of Pre- and Protohistoric Sciences Academic Publishing


Principal Contributor: Dr Laura Basell

Expertise

Colonisation of Britain Lithic Analysis Geoarchaeology  Rock Art  Archaeological Practice  Geoarchaeology  Geochronology

Current research

Life, Evolution and Palaeoecology at the source of the Nile: LEAP Nile  Palaeolithic of Southern Britain through several different projects

Career network

UK government Contract archaeology Oil & gas companies Heritage institutions (museums and research institutes) in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya/East African NGOs Cultural management Academic Publishing


Principal Contributor: Prof. Caroline Malone

Expertise

Emerging complexity in prehistoric societies History of Archaeology  Neolithic, and Copper Societies of Britain, Europe and the Mediterranean  Ritual and burial  Ceramics  Island societies and Island Archaeology  Symbols and Art in the Neolithic-Copper Age of Europe

Current research

Fragility and Sustainability in Restricted Island Environments (Malta & Gozo) – FRAGSUS project

Career network

Cultural resource management  Museums  World Heritage former Inspector of Ancient Monuments  Academic publication  Archaeology as Education


(Image: Knocknashee  hillfort – D. Brandherm)