Jamie Hampson

Senior Lecturer, Department of Humanities, University of Exeter

ORCID 0000-0001-5914-9422

Jamie Hampson is a Senior Lecturer in the Humanities Department at the University of Exeter. He has a PhD in archaeology from the University of Cambridge, and an undergraduate degree in history from Oxford. Jamie works primarily on rock art, identity, and Indigenous heritage projects in the USA, southern Africa, Australia, and Europe.


Powerful Pictures: Rock Art Research Histories around the World

ed. Jamie Hampson

Focusing on stunning paintings and engravings from around the world, 16 papers interrogate the driving forces behind global rock art research. Many of the motifs featured were created by indigenous hunter-gatherer groups; this book sheds new light on non-Western rituals and worldviews, many of which are threatened or on the point of extinction. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Visual Culture, Heritage and Identity: Using Rock Art to Reconnect Past and Present

ed. Jamie Hampson

This book presents a fresh perspective on rock art by considering how ancient images function in the present. It focuses on how ancient heritage is recognized and reified in the modern world, and how rock art stimulates contemporary processes of cultural identity-making. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00