Blog Post #10: Mountain Peoples of the Zagros

In the first instalment of our “Unknown Peoples” series, Steve Renette, Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at UBC, outlines the history of scholarly approaches to studying the “Mountain Peoples” of the Zagros. He explores how attitudes towards these Mountain Peoples have changed over time, and how his own fieldwork in this region is uncovering previously misunderstood lifeways of these peoples.

Blog Post #5: “To Make Sacred”: Human Sacrifice in the Ancient World

In the next of our Halloween-themed blog posts, we examine the widely misunderstood practice of human sacrifice throughout human history!