Photo-Museology

The presence of absence and the absence of presence

Mark Adams and Nicholas Thomas | Forthcoming

Ethnographic museums, now often rebranded as collections of ‘world cultures’, appear permanently problematic, even as their contexts and the orientation of their activities change. Across Europe and elsewhere, curators and other museum staff are committed…



Steentijd in je eigen tijd

Vondsten, materialen en technieken

Dorothee Olthof & Diederik Pomstra met bijdragen van Rob Houkes | Forthcoming

De steentijd is vernoemd naar de stenen gereedschappen die mensen in deze tijd maakten. In werkelijkheid gebruikten ze nog veel meer materialen, zoals hout, bot, gewei en plantenvezels, maar die blijven zelden bewaard in de…



Mensch-Tier-Verhältnisse in Monjukli Depe

Eine Analyse des sozialen Zusammenlebens in einer neolithisch-äneolithischen Siedlung in Turkmenistan

Jana Eger | Forthcoming

Wie gestaltete sich das soziale Zusammenleben zwischen Menschen und nichtmenschlichen Arten als eine eng verwobene Gemeinschaft in prähistorischer Zeit? In verschiedensten Disziplinen der Geistes-, Sozial- und Lebenswissenschaften werden verstärkt gesellschaftliche Grundannahmen über nichtmenschliche Arten hinterfragt.…



Resurfacing the submerged past

Prehistoric archaeology and landscapes of the Flevoland Polders, the Netherlands

Edited by Hans Peeters, Laura Kooistra, Daan Raemaekers, Bjørn Smit & Karen Waugh † | Forthcoming

The Netherlands are internationally renowned for the archaeology of its wetland environments. The reclamation of the Flevoland Polders in the early half of the 20th century not only exposed hundreds of shipwrecks, but also remnants…



The Ancient Egyptians and the Natural World

Flora, Fauna, and Science

Edited by Salima Ikram, Jessica Kaiser & Stéphanie Porcier | Forthcoming

This book explores the interaction between animals, plants, and humans in ancient Egypt. It draws together different aspects of the bioarchaeology of Egypt: flora, fauna, and human remains. These come from sites throughout the country…



Ikat from Timor and its outer Islands

Insular and Interwoven

Peter ten Hoopen | Forthcoming

This is the first study to focus on ikat of the Timor region from a technical perspective, including microscopy and design analysis of asymmetry, an understudied subject. Paradoxically this technical perspective highlights the human factor.…



Apollonia on my Mind

The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist

Nicholas C. Flemming | Forthcoming

The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming’s memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns…



Photo-Museology

The presence of absence and the absence of presence

Mark Adams and Nicholas Thomas | Forthcoming

Ethnographic museums, now often rebranded as collections of ‘world cultures’, appear permanently problematic, even as their contexts and the orientation of their activities change. Across Europe and elsewhere, curators and other museum staff are committed…



Steentijd in je eigen tijd

Vondsten, materialen en technieken

Dorothee Olthof & Diederik Pomstra met bijdragen van Rob Houkes | Forthcoming

De steentijd is vernoemd naar de stenen gereedschappen die mensen in deze tijd maakten. In werkelijkheid gebruikten ze nog veel meer materialen, zoals hout, bot, gewei en plantenvezels, maar die blijven zelden bewaard in de…



Mensch-Tier-Verhältnisse in Monjukli Depe

Eine Analyse des sozialen Zusammenlebens in einer neolithisch-äneolithischen Siedlung in Turkmenistan

Jana Eger | Forthcoming

Wie gestaltete sich das soziale Zusammenleben zwischen Menschen und nichtmenschlichen Arten als eine eng verwobene Gemeinschaft in prähistorischer Zeit? In verschiedensten Disziplinen der Geistes-, Sozial- und Lebenswissenschaften werden verstärkt gesellschaftliche Grundannahmen über nichtmenschliche Arten hinterfragt.…



Resurfacing the submerged past

Prehistoric archaeology and landscapes of the Flevoland Polders, the Netherlands

Edited by Hans Peeters, Laura Kooistra, Daan Raemaekers, Bjørn Smit & Karen Waugh † | Forthcoming

The Netherlands are internationally renowned for the archaeology of its wetland environments. The reclamation of the Flevoland Polders in the early half of the 20th century not only exposed hundreds of shipwrecks, but also remnants…



The Ancient Egyptians and the Natural World

Flora, Fauna, and Science

Edited by Salima Ikram, Jessica Kaiser & Stéphanie Porcier | Forthcoming

This book explores the interaction between animals, plants, and humans in ancient Egypt. It draws together different aspects of the bioarchaeology of Egypt: flora, fauna, and human remains. These come from sites throughout the country…



Ikat from Timor and its outer Islands

Insular and Interwoven

Peter ten Hoopen | Forthcoming

This is the first study to focus on ikat of the Timor region from a technical perspective, including microscopy and design analysis of asymmetry, an understudied subject. Paradoxically this technical perspective highlights the human factor.…



Apollonia on my Mind

The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist

Nicholas C. Flemming | Forthcoming

The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming’s memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns…






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