Dr. Toby C. Wilkinson
Toby C. Wilkinson is currently a TÜBITAK postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Archaeology, Istanbul University, Turkey (2013-2014). He studied anthropology and archaeology at the University of Oxford, University College London and the Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield. He has also worked for the Pitt Rivers Museum and Dept. of Continuing Education in Oxford and has held research scholarships from the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA) and Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC).
Toby’s present research interests include macro-scale Near Eastern archaeology, computer applications and GIS mapping, anthropological approaches to the ancient world (including studies of art, cross-craft interaction and skeuomorphism). He continues to co-ordinate the ArchAtlas project, an online journal and archaeological atlas, and has been involved with a number of field projects (including the Cide Archaeological Project and Project Panormos.
External link: Toby C. Wilkinson's personal homepage
External link: Toby C. Wilkinson's Academia.edu profile
Books by Toby C. Wilkinson
Tying the Threads of Eurasia
Trans-regional Routes and Material Flows in Transcaucasia, eastern Anatolia and western Central Asia, c.3000-1500BC
Toby C. Wilkinson | 2014
The famous ‘Silk Roads’ have long evoked a romantic picture of travel through colourful civilizations that connected the western and eastern poles of Eurasia, facilitating the exchange of exotic luxury goods, peoples, pathogens and ideas.…