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H 276 x W 203 mm

132 pages

42 figures, 1 table (colour throughout)

Published Aug 2022

Archaeopress Access Archaeology


Paperback: 9781803272832

Digital: 9781803272849

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Interactions; Disruptions; Exchange; Mobility

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Proceedings of the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Annual Conferences in 2017-2019

Edited by Penny Coombe, Ying Tung Fung

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A collection of papers presented at the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Conferences 2017-2019. The papers draw out different aspects of the key themes of interaction, mobility, entanglement and disruption amongst various communities and demonstrated through material culture, relating to a range of time periods.



Introduction – Penny Coombe and Ying Tung Fung ;

Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Annual Conference 2017: Movement and Conflict in Archaeological Research ;
Change and permanence in a landscape of cultural interaction: The Early Iron Age in the Lower Sado valley (Portugal) as a case study – Francisco B. Gomes ;
The Japanese fan in the east and west: an archaeological perspective – Matthew Hitchcock ;
Communities in Between: the Silk Road network in the context of trans-Eurasian politics from the 6th to the 8th centuries – Shengyu Wang ;

Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Annual Conference 2018: Order and Chaos ;
Exploring ideas about order, chaos and Classical Archaeology through theatre – Claire Frampton ;
Chaos in Urban Archaeology: The Ancient City of Allahabad, India – Shriya Gautam ;

Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Annual Conference 2019: Cause, Process and Impact of Interaction in Ancient Cultures ;
Interacting with coins in Roman Britain: The flexibility of meaning and use – Barry Crump ;
The Lingzhao Pavilion 靈沼軒 as “Crystal Palace”: A Trans-mundane Space in iron and glass at the Qing Court – Tao Wu ;
Site and Structure:A Spatial Analysis of Buddhist Rock Carvings in Northern Sichuan in the Early Seventh Century – Xiao Yang

About the Author

Penny Coombe is currently Teaching Associate in Roman Archaeology at University of Sheffield. She completed her DPhil in Classical Archaeology at Oxford in 2021. Her research focuses on Roman sculpture and cultural connectivity in the north-west provinces.

Ying Tung Fung is a postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her DPhil in Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on late Neolithic stone fortification in North Losses Plateau and medieval walls in northern China and Mongolia.