University of Aberdeen
|Current Position||Senior Lecturer in Archaeology|
|Previous Position||Lecturer in Archaeology|
|Departments||School of Geosciences|
|Quadrat Core Themes||Biodiversity|
|Methods I Use||Historical Archaeology, Historical Landscape Analysis|
Key Research Interests
- Cultural / environmental colonisation
- Post-medieval archaeology
- Landscape history
- Community approaches
Recent Key Papers
3 Recent Key Papers
- Oliver, J., 2020. On interdisciplinarity and historical archaeology. In The Routledge Handbook of Global Historical Archaeology(pp. 264-288). Routledge.
- Vergunst, J., Curtis, E., Curtis, N., Oliver, J. and Shepherd, C., 2019. Shaping heritage in the landscape among communities past and present. Heritage as Community Research: Legacies of Co-production, p.27-50.
- Oliver, J., Armstrong, J., Milek, K., Schofield, J.E., Vergunst, J., Brochard, T., Gould, A. and Noble, G., 2016. The Bennachie colony: A nineteenth-century informal community in northeast Scotland. International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 20(2), pp.341-377.
Summary Title of Current Studentships
- The representation of prehistory in Punch cartoons
- The archaeology of fish traps in Northeast Scotland
- QUADRAT DTP student, Louise Smith: The historical ecology of lowland hillscapes: assessing the impact of post-medieval settlement colonisation on relationships between humans, animals, and plants