So excited to have a copy of our new book, The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History, freshly delivered from Oxford University Press!It’s available to buy from the 3rd March. We’ll be blogging about it in various places, including on Tom’s blog, The Connected Past’s official website and for OUP. It’s […]
I and my Connected Past colleagues, Tom Brughmans, Fiona Coward, and Barbara Mills, have recently edited a special issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. This fantastic issue is entitled: The Connected Past: critical and innovative approaches to networks in archaeology (vol. 22, issue 1, March 2015), and includes papers by Lewis Borck et […]
My review of Page duBois’ Million and One Gods, the persistence of polytheism, has just appeared in Bryn Mawr Classical Review: http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2015/2015-01-43.html
Two images from the last 24 hours: on the television last night, a lioness licking her dead cub, trampled by water buffalo. This morning, a black Eleanor Rigby crow, picking up rice from a church where a wedding has been.
The call for papers for the next event in the Connected Past series is now open. This event will take place at Imperial College London on the 8th and 9th September 2014. It is a one and a half day multi-disciplinary meeting to explore how concepts and techniques from network- and complexity science can be […]
I’m absolutely delighted to be writing this from Aarhus, Denmark, where I have recently moved with my family to take up a position as Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology in the Department of Classical Archaeology at the University here. For the next three years, I’ll be working on my next research project, The Gods in […]
I’m delighted and very honoured to receive the news that my book, Religious Networks in the Roman Empire: the Spread of New Ideas, has been selected as a finalist in the American Academy of Religion’s Best First Book in the History of Religion award! Quite unexpected as I didn’t even know my publisher had nominated […]