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Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Dr Abigail Moffett

Short description: My PhD thesis, entitled 'Phalaborwa, where the hammer is heard: an archaeological and historical investigation into the organisation of metal production', focused on the role of metals in the political economy of Iron Age communities. My current research interests include the production, circulation and consumption of commodities in the Iron Age, crafting and cross craft gender relationships and innovation, improvisation and technology transfer across southern Africa and the Indian Ocean network.

Contact: abigail.moffett@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dr Kerryn Warren

PhD Thesis title: Of Mice and Hominins: Using Hybridization in Mice as a Proxy for Identifying Hybrids in the Hominin Fossil Record.

Contact details: kerryn.warren@gmail.com Twitter: @kerryn_warren 

Blog: https://bonevolution.wordpress.com/

 

 

 

 

 


Dr Nicholas Zachariou

My interests lie in the interface between the colonial and pre-colonial spheres, the associated milieu or bricolage, and how each interacts and influences the other, particularly through representation, landscape use and material culture. My PhD thesis was titled ‘A Biography of Land and Landscape: the Archaeology of the Sak River Mission Station 1799-1900’, and addresses the biographies of archaeological sites in the semi-desert Karoo region of South Africa through visual and written text, landscape and archaeology.

Contact Details: nixzach@gmail.com

Societies: Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists (ASAPA)
                                     PanAfrican Archaeological Association (PAA)