Gavin Murray Lucas


Háskóli Íslands


1995Ph.D.University of CambridgeArchaeology
1988BAInstitute of Archaeology, University College LondonArchaeology

Professional Experience

2006Lecturer in ArchaeologyUniversity of Iceland
20022006Assistant DirectorInstitute of Archaeology, Iceland

Published Work

Archaeology and contemporaneity2015Archaeological Dialogues
Building Lives2015Elements of Architecture
Capitalism and Mobility in the North Atlantic2015Historical Archaeologies of Capitalism
Chronology and the Contemporary2015Ólafía
Contemporizing the contemporary2015Archaeological Dialogues
Debating Archaeological Empiricism: Some Closing Comments2015Debating Archaeological Empiricism
Archaeologies of Archaeologies of the Contemporary Past: an interview with Victor Buchli and Gavin Lucas2014Journal of Contemporary Archaeology
Conduits of dispersal. Dematerializing an early twentieth century village in Iceland2014Ruin Memories: Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology of the Recent Past
Evidence of What? On the Possibilites of Archaeology2014Material Evidence: Learning from Archaeological Practice
Interpretation in Archaeological Theory2014Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology
Moving On: A Conversation with Chris Witmore2014Of Rocks and Water: An Archaeology of Place
Review of Pillsbury, Joanne (ed.). Past presented: archaeological illustration and the ancient Americas2014Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (NS)
Þorpið í Viðey2014Árbók hins íszlenka fornleifafélags
Archaeology and the Science of New Objects2013Archaeology after Interpretation: returning materials to archaeological theory
Ruins2013The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World
Icelandic archaeology and the ambiguities of colonialism2012Scandinavian Colonialism and the Rise of Modernity
Later historical archaeology in Iceland: A review2012International Journal of Historical Archaeology
Pálstóftir2012Árbók hins íszlenka fornleifafélags
Raw, Cooked and Fluid Matter2012Norwegian Archaeological Review
The Archaeology of Capitalism in Iceland. The view from Viðey2012International Journal of Historical Archaeology
Understanding the Archaeological Record2012
Constructivism and the Mechanocene2011Norwegian Archaeological Review
Excavations at the Viking Age Settlement of Hofstaðir in North-Eastern Iceland2011Viking Settlements and Viking Societies. Papers from the Proceedings of the Sixteenth Viking Congress, Reykjavík and Reykholt, 16-23 August 2009
Class Identity and Postcolonialism2010Handbook of Postcolonial Archaeology
Events, Temporalities, and Landscapes in Iceland2010Eventful Archaeologies: New Approaches to Social Transformation in the Archaeological Record
Fieldwork and Collecting2010Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies
Review of Simon Holdaway & LuAnn Wandsnider (ed.). Time in archaeology: time perspectivism revisited2010Antiquity
Review of The Dark Abyss of Time, by Laurent Olivier2010European Journal of Archaeology
The ceramic revolution in Iceland 1850-19502010Table Settings: the Material Culture and Social Context of Dining, AD 1700-1900
The tensions of modernity: Skálholt during the 17th and 18th centuries2010Journal of the North Atlantic
Time and the archaeological archive2010Rethinking history
Triangulating absence: exploring the fault-lines between archaeology and anthropology2010Archaeology and anthropology. Understanding similarity, exploring difference.
Fengate Revisited: Further Fen-edge Excavations, Bronze Age Fieldsystems and Settlement and the Wyman Abbott/Leeds Archives2009
Geochemical Identification of the source for obsidian artefacts from the Viking Settlement at Hofstaðir in Mývatnssveit, Northeastern Iceland2009Archaeologia Islandica
Hofstaðir: excavations of a Viking Age feasting hall in north-eastern Iceland2009
Review of Sadrettin Dural: Protecting Catalhoyuk. Memoirs of an archaeological site guard2009Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites
Revview of Memory Work: Archaeologies of Material Practices-edited by Barbara J. Mills and William H. Walker2009Journal of Field Archaeology
Upp á yfirborðið. Nýar rannsóknir í íslenskri fornleifafræði2009
Bloody slaughter: Ritual decapitation and display at the Viking settlement of Hofstaðir, Iceland2008European Journal of Archaeology
Pálstóftir: A Viking age shieling in Iceland2008Norwegian Archaeological Review
Review of Measuring Time with Artifacts: A History of Methods in American Archaeology2008American Antiquity
Time and archaeological event2008Cambridge Archaeological Journal
Kostur Skálholts2007Árnessingur
Landscapes of settlement in northern Iceland: Historical ecology of human impact and climate fluctuation on the millennial scale2007American Anthropologist
Pálstóftir. Sel frá víkingaöld við Kárahnjúka2007Múlaþing
Tense reflections in the North Area2007Excavating Çatalhöyük: South, North and Kopal Area reports from the 1995-99 seasons
The Pottery2007Wilderspool and Holditch Roman Boom-Towns in the Road North
The Unbearable Lightness of Prehistory2007Journal of Iberian Archaeology
The slipperiness of modernist dichotomies: comments on Alfredo Gonzalez-Ruibal: The past is tomorrow: Towards an archaeology of the vanishing present2007Norwegian Archaeological Review
The widespread adoption of pottery in Iceland 1850-19502007Þriðja íslenska söguþing 18-21 mai 2006
Visions of archaeology. An interview with Tim Murray2007Archaeological Dialogues
Víkingaaldarbyggðin á Hofstöðum í Mývatnssveit2007Árbók hins íslenzka fornleifafélags
Archaeologies of modernity in the land of the sagas2006Medeltidsarkeologisk Tidskrift
Archaeology at the edge. An archaeological dialogue with Martin Hall2006Archaeological Dialogues
Changing configurations: the relationships between theory and practice2006Archaeological Resource Management in the UK. An Introduction
Fornleifar og rannsóknir í Skálholti2006Saga biskupsstólanna
Historical archaeology and time2006The Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology
Íslensk fornleifafræði í norður-evrópsku samhengi2006Ritíð
Kúvíkur: an abondoned trading site2005Archaeologia Islandica
The Archaeology ofTime2005
An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: power and material culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa2004
Modern disturbances: on the ambiguities of archaeology2004Modernism/modernity
Reading pottery: literature and transfer-printed pottery in the early nineteenth century2003International Journal of Historical Archaeology
The Changing Vernacular. Archaeological Excavations at Temple End, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire2003Journal of Post-Medieval Archaeology
Disposability and dispossession in the twentieth century2002Journal of Material Culture
Pre-Flavian kilns at Greenhouse Farm and the social context of early Roman pottery production in Cambridgeshire2002Britannia
Archaeologies of the Contemporary Past2001
Critical Approaches to Fieldwork. Contemporary and historical archaeological practice2001
Destruction and the rhetoric of excavation2001Norwegian archaeological review
Excavation of a Medieval Saltern at Parson Drove, Cambridgeshire2001A Millennium of Saltmaking: Prehistoric and Romano-British Salt Production in the Fenland
The Archaeology of Alienation: A Late 20th. Century British Council Flat2001Archaeologies of the Contemporary Past
Children, gender and the material culture of domestic abandonment in the late twentieth century2000Children and Material Culture
The Archaeology of the Workhouse. The changing uses of the workhouse buildings at St Mary’s, Southampton1999The Familiar Past? Archaeologies of Britain 1550-1995
A medieval fishery on Whittlesea Mere, Cambridgeshire1998Medieval Archaeology
Prehistory at Hofstaðir: an introduction to the 1996-1997 excavations1998
Forgetting the past1997Anthropology today
Prehistoric, Roman and Post Roman Pottery1997The Archaeology of the St. Neots to Duxford Gas Pipeline 1994
Of death and debt. A history of the body in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Yorkshire1996Journal of European Archaeology
Interpretation in Contemporary Archaeology: Some Philosophical Issues1995Interpreting Archaeology
Interpreting archaeology: Finding meaning in the past1995
The changing face of time: English domestic clocks from the seventeenth to nineteenth century1995Journal of Design History
Excavation of a Roman Site near Wimpole, Cambs., 19891994Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society
Genealogies: classification, narrative and time; an archaeological study of Eastern Yorkshire, 3700-1300 BC1994
Review of "The Archaeology of Contextual Meanings"1989Bulletin of the Institute of Archaeology

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