In our last instalment of our Earth Day series, Dr. Lindsay Der showcases her work on animal-human relations at Çatalhöyük in the Neolithic Period.
Monthly Archives: April 2021
Blog Post #24: The Nile and Ancient Egyptian Lifeways, with Christine Johnston
In our next instalment of our Earth Day posts, Peopling the Past video producer, Christine Johnston, discusses her research interests on the Nile and its place in ancient Egyptian culture and economy. Dr. Johnston is the recent co-editor of the volume, “The Gift of the Nile? Ancient Egypt and the Environment”, with Thomas Schneider.
Blog #23: Graduate Student Feature with Phoebe Thompson
In this week’s graduate student feature, we highlight the work of Pheobe Thomson, an MPhil student at the University of Cambridge, whose research examines how past peoples of the Mediterranean interpreted geological phenomena as they constructed sacred landscapes.
Blog Post #22: Investigating Human-Environment Relations through Archaeobotany with Alan Farahani
In our second Earth Day post, Dr. Alan Farahani, Anthropological Archaeologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, discusses the goals and methodologies behind the study of ancient plant remains to understand human-environmental relations.
Blog Post #21: Grad Student Feature with Amanda Gaggioli
In this instalment of our graduate student feature, we hear from Amanda Gaggioli, whose work focuses on human-environment relationships with respect to earthquakes and associated seismic phenomena in the Greco-Roman world.