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UK Fellow, Archaeology, elected in 1980

Professor Lord Colin Renfrew of Kaimsthorn FBA

About this Fellow

Prehistoric archaeology

Website: http://www.arch.cam.ac.uk/directory/acr10

Appointments

Current post

  • Formerly Disney Professor of Archaeology, University of Cambridge; Senior Fellow, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Reader, The University of Sheffield, 1970
  • Professor of Archaeology, University of Southampton, 1970
  • Master, Jesus College University of Cambridge, 1970
  • Disney Professor of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, 1970
  • Senior Fellow, University of Southampton, 1970

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1997 - 2000

Publications

The emergence of civilisation: the Cyclades and the Aegean in the 3rd millennium BC 1972

Science and Stonehenge _PBA_ 1997

Archaeology: the widening debate 2002

Before civilisation: the radiocarbon revolution and prehistoric Europe 1973

Archaeology and language: the puzzle of the Indo-European origins 1987

Other Archaeology Fellows

Professor Colin Haselgrove

Later prehistoric societies in Britain and north-west Europe, particularly the adoption and use of coinage, the impact of Roman expansion on Iron Age groups and the character of rural settlement

Professor Nancy Edwards

The archaeology of Wales and Ireland c. AD400-1150; early medieval inscribed stones and stone sculpture and the archaeology of the church; antiquarians and Welsh archaeology

Professor Peter Bellwood

The multidisciplinary reconstruction of prehistoric human migrations across the world and the multiregional development of agricultural societies, with a disciplinary focus on the archaeology of Southeast Asia and Oceania

Professor Simon Keay

The archaeology of ports, commerce, urbanism and cultural change in the early Roman Mediterranean, particularly Italy and Iberia; the application of non-destructive field -techniques to archaeological sites