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 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.