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The CECD is an AHRC funded research group dedicated to examining the evolutionary underpinnings of human cultural behaviour, past and present. more>

   
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Principal Investigator Profile
Prof Roger Matthews
Reader, Institute of Archaeology, University College London

31-34 Gordon Square
London
WC1H 0PY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 7481
Fax: +44 (0)20 7383 2572
Email: roger.matthews@ucl.ac.uk

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Funding
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Research and Teaching interests
Research:
Prehistory and early history of Anatolia and Mesopotamia
History and philosophy of the discipline of archaeology in Western Asia
Approaches and techniques of excavation and survey
Early complex societies and empires in Western Asia
Origin and early development of writing and administration in Western Asia
Project Paphlagonia in north central Turkey

Teaching:
Reader in the archaeology of Western Asia
Course Co-ordinator: B232 Civilisations of Western Asia
Course Co-ordinator: C608 Archaeology of the Middle East from 2000 to 300 BC
Course Co-ordinator: C609 Archaeology of Mesopotamia
Course Co-ordinator: C580 Archaeology of Anatolia
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Educational Background
B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
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Associated Links:
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/staff/profiles/matthews.htm
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/project/paphmain/index.htm
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/ug/components/B232civwasia.htm
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/ug/components/C609mesopot.htm
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/ug/components/C608mideast2.htm

Associated AHRC CECD Projects (Phase 2):
Project C001
Polity and pottery: innovation and evolution