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Research Associates

Jacob Bongers

Katrina Igglesden

Sonja Magnavita

  • Sonja MagnavitaResearch Associate - African Archaeology
  • Academic background PhD Goethe Universitat Frankfurt
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Abigail Moffett

  • Abigail MoffettNewton International Fellow
  • Project Commodity circulation, consumption patterns and early global trade networks: a study of the cowrie shell in African archaeological contexts
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Sam Nixon

  • Sam NixonResearch Associate - African Archaeology
  • Tel0044(0)1603 597502
  • Academic background BA History of Art (1998) UCL; MA Archaeology (2002) UCL; PhD Archaeology (2008) UCL
  • Research Interests Long-distance exchange networks and ‘culture contact’ in the pre-modern world; trading societies and trading networks; medieval West Africa and the Sahara; trans-Saharan trade and early West African gold trade; early African architecture.
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Philip Evans, Research Associate. (Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners RCGP) Pacific region.

Dr. Christian Kaufmann, Research Associate. (former Curator of the Oceania department, Museum der Kulturen in Basel ) Pacific Region.

Fergus Clunie, Research Associate (former Curator, Fiji Museum ) Fiji, Pacific Region.

Dr. Margit Thofner (editor World Art Journal)