Joakim Goldhahn

Holder of Rock Art Australia Ian Potter Kimberley , entre for Rock Art Research and Management, University of Western Australia

ORCID 0000-0003-4640-8784

Joakim Goldhahn holds the Rock Art Australia Ian Potter Kimberley Chair at the Centre of Rock Art Research and Management at the University of Western Australia. His research focuses mainly on north European and Australian rock art. Other topics include the European Bronze Age, human-animal relatedness, burial rituals, landscape and monumentality, ritual specialists, and the history of archaeology, resulting in 28 books and over 200 scientific publications, including Birds in the Bronze Age – a North European perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2019).


Powerful Pictures: Rock Art Research Histories around the World

ed. Joakim Goldhahn

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