Antonia Thomas

Person

Phone: +44 (0)1856 569225

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Research expertise

I have been a professional archaeologist since 2001 and have worked on a wide range of archaeology projects across the UK and in Iceland. I am currently a part-time Lecturer at the Archaeology Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands, where I teach postgraduate modules in Art and Archaeology: Contemporary Theory and Practice and Cultural Heritage Management. I also serve as a Trustee for the Orkney Natural History Society (Stromness Museum) and sit on the advisory panel for Scotland’s Rock Art Project (ScRAP).

My research includes various aspects of visual and material culture including prehistoric art, graffiti, stone-working, sculpture, vernacular architecture, and photography. My recent work has built on these themes to examine intersections between archaeology and contemporary art and I am involved in several trans-disciplinary art / science / heritage collaborations.

 

Teaching expertise

Art and Archaeology: Contemporary Theory and Practice

Prehistory of the Highlands and Islands

Cultural Heritage Management

Neolithic Studies

The Archaeology of Death and Burial

  1. Accepted/In press

    Duration and representation in archaeology and photography

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  2. Published

    Beyond Art/Archaeology: Research and Practice after the "Creative Turn"

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Process, form and time: maceheads in an Orcadian context

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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Frequent Journals

  1. Snæ

    Journal

  2. Journal of Archaeological Science

    ISSNs: 0305-4403

    Academic Press Inc.

    Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 2.96 SJR 1.885 SNIP 1.616

    Journal

  3. Past

    ISSNs: 0079-497x

    Journal

  4. Flettverk

    Journal

  5. Current Archaeology

    ISSNs: 0011-3212

    Journal

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Frequent Publishers

  1. Springer

    Publisher

  2. Archaeopress

    United Kingdom

    Publisher

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  1. Aurora Edinburgh: Power and Politics

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Orkney Vernacular Buildings Working Group (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of network

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