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Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East

Members of the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East

Dr Robin Skeates, B.A., D.Phil., F.S.A.

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41156
Room number: 215

Contact Dr Robin Skeates (email at robin.skeates@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Archaeology

  • Prehistory of Eurasia Research Group
  • Ritual, Religion, Belief and Place Research Group

Research Projects

Department of Archaeology

  • An Archaeology of the Senses: Prehistoric Malta
  • Caves in Context: the Place of Caves in Middle Bronze Age Southern Lazio, Italy
  • Identifying and communicating the ‘wows’ of archaeology outdoors
  • Journeys to the Underworld: Ritual Transformations of Persons, Objects and Caves in Prehistoric Central Sardinia

Research Interests

  • Archaeological collecting
  • Archaeological theory
  • Artefact studies
  • Cave archaeology
  • Cultural representation
  • Ethics
  • Heritage studies
  • Material culture studies
  • Museum studies
  • Politics of the past
  • Prehistoric art
  • Prehistory of the central Mediterranean
  • Public archaeology
  • Sensual culture studies
  • Visual culture

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Archaeology

  • Heba Abd El Gawad
  • Saud Al-Ghamdi
  • Waleed Alsadeqi
  • Arthur Anderson
  • George Azzopardi
  • Jennie Bradbury
  • William Cooney
  • Maria Correas-Amador
  • Rana Daroogheh-Nokhodcheri
  • T A Fitton
  • Amr Gaber
  • Lyn Gatland
  • Michelle de Gruchy
  • Kristen Hopper
  • Emmanouil Kalkanis
  • R C Lange
  • Francis Lankester
  • Dan Lawrence
  • Mark Manuel
  • Jenny Marshall
  • Eric Olijdam
  • Louise Rayne
  • D J Rohl
  • J E Shoebridge
  • Keir Strickland)
  • Veronica Tamorri
  • Matthew Whincop

Classics and Ancient History

Theology and Religion

  • Ben Blackwell
  • Maria Chrysovergi
  • Robert Cavin
  • Joan Crooks
  • Andrew Cunningham
  • Douglas Earl
  • Judith Fain
  • James Fowler
  • John Goodrich
  • Nijay Gupta
  • Ed Kaneen
  • Brad Matthews
  • Sam Newington
  • Dean Pinter
  • Tyson Putthoff
  • William Telford
  • Jennifer Wilkinson