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Inside the Mind of… Mike Parker Pearson

We continue our occasional series, ‘Inside the Mind‘ with responses from Mike Parker Pearson, Professor of British Later Prehistory at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. BRIEF BIO Beginning his archaeological career in 1972 working on archaeological excvations in southern England, he has since worked on archaeological sites around the world in Denmark, Germany, Greece, […]

Inside the Mind of… Neil Holbrook

We continue our long-running series, ‘Inside the Mind‘ with responses from Neil Holbrook, Chief Executive of Cotswold Archaeology. Brief Bio Neil gained a first class degree in archaeology from Newcastle University in 1984 before starting work in professional archaeology. He went straight from University to direct excavations on Hadrian’s Wall for English Heritage for a number of […]

Inside the Mind of… Steve Hartgroves

Another instalment of our ‘Inside the Mind‘ series brings responses to our now familiar questions from Steve Hartgroves. Brief Bio After an initially unsuccessful time at college, followed by a short career with British European Airways (BEA) operating their fledgling computerised reservations system, Steve set off for the almost obligatory ‘trip to India’, which was abandoned before completion due to […]

Inside the Mind of… Craig Weatherhill

We continue our, now long-running, ‘Inside the Mind‘ series with a peek into the head of author and historian Craig Weatherhill. Brief Bio Craig is an author, historian, novelist, artist, and an authority on the Cornish language. He worked for many years as a planning officer for West Penwith and has undertaken a number of surveys for […]

Inside the Mind of… David Jacques

Our next ‘victim’ for our ‘Inside the Mind’ series comes courtesy of David Jacques, Senior Research Fellow in Archaeology at the University of Buckingham’s Humanities Research Institute and Project Director at Blick Mead, near Stonehenge, which is featured in the May/June 2015 issue of British Archaeology magazine.. Brief Bio David was educated at Middlesex University […]

Inside the Mind of… David Breeze

After a short hiatus, we’re pleased to be able to continue our ‘Inside the Mind‘ series, with the co-operation of Professor David Breeze OBE, FSA, FRSE, Hon FSA Scot, Hon MIFA. Brief Bio David Breeze was educated at Blackpool Grammar School and University College, Durham. After graduating in modern history he carried out research on […]

Inside the Mind of… Niall Sharples

It’s been a while, but Sue Brooke has once again managed to get a response from one of the prinicpals on the Caerau dig. In a departure from our usual email response format, Sue actually managed to sit down with Niall Sharples for a chat at Caerau. Here’s her report… Over the last 8 days […]

Inside the Mind of… Oliver Davis

As mentioned in our recent article catching up on events in Caerau since Time Team left, Sue Brooke recently took the opportunity to speak with Dr. Oliver (Olly) Davis, who kindly agreed to take part in our Inside the Mind series. Brief Bio: Olly’s credentials include a BA in Archaelogy, an MA in British Prehistory and […]

Inside the Mind of… Sue Greaney

Our next willing subject is someone who’s been in the news quite a bit just recently, talking about plans and progress for the new Stonehenge Visitor Centre – it’s Sue Greaney, Senior Properties Historian with English Heritage.  Brief Bio: Sue studied archaeology and prehistory at Sheffield University, worked very briefly for ARCUS and then took […]

Inside the Mind of… Keith Parfitt

Another in our occasional series where we peek Inside the Mind of an archaeology heritage professional. This time round it’s the turn of Keith Parfitt of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust.  Brief Bio: Keith’s archaeology career began whilst still at school in Dover in 1972, working on the Market Street site, then under excavation by the […]