Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Fisher, K.D., J.F. Leon, S.W. Manning, M. Rogers, and D. Sewell. 2010-2011 (in press). The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project: Introduction and preliminary report on the 2008 and 2010 Seasons. Report of the Department of Antiquities Cyprus.

Fisher, K.D. 2014. Rethinking the Late Cypriot built environment: households and communities as places of social transformation. In The Cambridge Prehistory of the Bronze and Iron Age Mediterranean, A.B. Knapp and P. van Dommelen (eds.). Pp. 399-416. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fisher, K.D. 2014. The creation and experience of monumentality on Protohistoric Cyprus. In Approaching Monumentality in the Archaeological Record. J. Osborne (ed.), pp. 355-381. Albany: SUNY Press.

Urban, T.F., J.F. Leon, S.W. Manning, and K.D. Fisher. 2014. High resolution GPR mapping of Late Bronze Age architecture at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios,Cyprus. Journal of Applied Geophysics 107: 129-136.

Manning, S.W., G-M. Andreou, K.D. Fisher, P. Gerard-Little, C. Kearns, J.F. Leon, D.A. Sewell and T.M. Urban. 2014. Becoming urban: investigating the anatomy of the Maroni Late Bronze Age complex, Cyprus. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 27.1: 3-32.

Creekmore, A. and K.D. Fisher (eds.). 2014. Making Ancient Cities: Space and Place in Early Urban Societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fisher, K.D. 2014. Making the first cities on Cyprus: urbanism and social change in the Late Bronze Age. In Making Ancient Cities: Space and Place in Early Urban Societies. Andrew Creekmore III and Kevin D. Fisher (eds.), pp. 181-219. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fisher, K.D. 2014. Investigating monumental social space in Late Bronze Age Cyprus: an integrative approach. In Spatial analysis and social spaces: Interdisciplinary approaches to the interpretation of historic and prehistoric built environments. E. Paliou, U. Lieberwirth and S. Polla (eds.), pp. 167-202. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Urban, Thomas M., Jeffrey F. Leon, Sturt W. Manning, Kevin D. Fisher, Catherine M. Kearns & Peregrine A. Gerard-Little. 2013. Ground-penetrating radar investigations at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios offer a new look at Late Bronze Age Cyprus. Antiquity 87(338): http://antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/urban338

Rogers, M., J.F. Leon, K.D. Fisher, S.W. Manning and D. Sewell. 2012. Comparing similar ground-penetrating radar surveys under different soil moisture conditions at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios, Cyprus. Archaeological Prospection 19(4): 297-305. (DOI: 10.1002/arp.1435).

 

Conference Papers, Public Lectures, and Posters

Manning, S.W., K.D. Fisher, G. Andreou, C. Kearns, T. Urban. Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) Project 2016. Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute Annual Workshop, Nicosia, Cyprus (July 2, 2016).

Fisher, K.D. The urban revolution on Aphrodite’s Isle:  Searching for Cyprus’s Late Bronze Age Cities.  Fredrick & Margaret Matson Lecture, Archaeological Institute of America, Stanford University (April 22, 2016).

Fisher, K.D. The urban revolution on Aphrodite’s Isle:  Searching for Cyprus’s Late Bronze Age Cities.  Archaeological Institute of America National Lecture at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Mar. 6, 2016).

Fisher, K.D. Investigating Late Bronze Age Urban Landscapes on Cyprus: The 2015 Season at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios.  American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA (Nov. 21, 2015).

Fisher, K.D. New adventures in digital archaeology: Investigating a Late Bronze Age City on Cyprus. Lecture at Langara College, Vancouver (Nov. 15, 2015).

Fisher, K.D. Understanding ancient cities: A view from Bronze Age Cyprus. Green College Interdisciplinary Series: The Next Urban Planet: Rethinking the City in Time, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Sept.16, 2015).

Fisher, K.D. and S.W. Manning. The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) Project: 2015 Season. Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute Annual Workshop, Nicosia, Cyprus (June 27, 2015).

Fisher, K.D. The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) Project: Investigating Late Bronze Age urban landscapes in south-central Cyprus. Ancient Cyprus Today: Museum Collections and new Research Approaches to the Archaeology of Cyprus, Stockholm, Sweden (April 26, 2015).

Fisher, K.D. and S.W. Manning. The 2013 and 2014 Seasons of the Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project (Cyprus). American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (Nov. 22, 2014).

Batiuk, S. and K.D. Fisher. 3D Visualizations of Landscapes, Urban Settlements, and Architecture. CRANE Workshop. American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (Nov. 20, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. Investigating Late Bronze Age urban landscapes on Cyprus using terrestrial and aerial remote sensing. Age of Sensing: 5th International Conference on Remote Sensing and Archaeology, Duke University, Durham, NC (Oct. 13, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. Digital approaches to ancient cities: archaeological case studies from Ayios Dhimitrios to El Zotz. Department of Greek and Roman Studies seminar, University of Victoria (Oct. 3, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. Urbanism and social change on Aphrodite’s Isle: Searching for Cyprus’s Late Bronze Age cities. Classical Association of Vancouver Island, University of Victoria (Oct. 2, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. Investigating urban landscapes and social change on Late Bronze Age Cyprus. Department of Archaeology Seminar, Simon Fraser University (Sept. 18, 2014).

Manning, S.W. Investigations of Late Bronze Age urban-port settlements in the Kalavasos, Maroni and Tochni cluster. Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus (June 28, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. A digital revolution in archaeology? New ways of looking at old things. Digital Salon, University of British Columbia (May 1, 2014).

Leon, J.F. and I. Lindsay. Two cases for archaeological geophysics: comparing the application of GPR and magnetometry at Late Bronze Age Sites in Armenia and Cyprus. Not Just for Specialists:  Applying Geophysics in Archaeology Symposium, Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Austin TX (April 25, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. Differing trajectories of urbanism on Late Bronze Age Cyprus. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Austin TX (April 24, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. Urbanism and social change on Aphrodite’s Isle: searching for Cyprus’s Late Bronze Age cities. Tandy Institute for Archaeology, Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth TX (April 22, 2014).

Fisher, K.D. A Digital Revolution? 3D Modeling of Built Environments and Landscapes Using Photogrammetry. Digital Perspectives on the Past: New Methods and Research in Digital Archaeology. Symposium held at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Mar. 15, 2014).

Leon, J.F. A Critical Evaluation of Ground-Penetrating Radar Methodology on the Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) Project, Cyprus. Advances in Archaeological Geophysics II session. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Dec. 12, 2013).

Kearns, C., J.F. Leon, P. Gerrard-Little, T. Urban, S.W. Manning, K. Fisher. The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) Project 2013 Season: New Assessments of Late Cypriot Cityscapes (Poster). American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD (Nov. 23, 2013).

Jakoby-Laugier, E. and J. Casana. 3D Photogrammetric Modeling of Artifacts, Excavations, and Landscapes using Archival, Field and Aerial Photography. GIS and Remote Sensing in Archaeology session, American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD (Nov. 22, 2013).

Urban, T.M., S.W. Manning, J.F. Leon, K. Fisher, C. Kearns, P. Gerard-Little.  High resolution GPR investigations of the Late Bronze Age in Cyprus. Lecture by T. Urban at Bucknell University (Nov. 22, 2013).

Fisher, K.D. Urbanism and Social Change on Aphrodite’s Isle:  Searching for Cyprus’s Bronze Age Cities. Archaeological Institute of America Vancouver Society (Nov. 5, 2013).

Fisher, K.D. Investigating the First Cities on Cyprus. CNERS Departmental Seminar, University of British Columbia (Sept. 12, 2013).

Fisher, K.D. Digital Approaches to Ancient Cities:  the Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project, Cyprus. Word, Space, Time: Digital Perspectives on the Classical World, Digital Classics Association Conference, SUNY Buffalo, NY (April 6, 2013).

Fisher, K.D. Monumentality, urbanism and social change on Late Bronze Age Cyprus. Dept. of Anthropology, Washington University St. Louis (Feb. 28, 2013).

Fisher, K.D. GIS and Place-making in Late Bronze Age Cyprus:  Prospects and Challenges. Space, Place and Time: GIS Technology in Ancient and Medieval European History session, American Historical Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA (Jan. 5, 2013).

Fisher, K.D., S.W. Manning and M. Rogers. The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project (Cyprus): The 2012 Season. American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Chicago IL (Nov. 17, 2012).

Manning, S.W., K.D. Fisher, J. Leon, M. Rogers, and T.M. Urban. The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) Project:  The 2011 Season. Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute Annual Workshop, Nicosia, Cyprus(June 16, 2012).

Fisher, K.D. The creation and experience of monumentality on Protohistoric Cyprus. Invited paper for Approaching Monumentality in the Archaeological Record, Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology Annual Conference, University at Buffalo SUNY (May 12, 2012).

Leon, J.F., C. Kearns, P. Gerard-Little, K.D. Fisher, S.W. Manning and M. Rogers. New approaches to Late Cypriot cityscapes: archaeogeophysics and LIDAR survey by the Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project. (Poster). American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Nov. 18, 2011).

Rogers, M. Archaeogeophysics surveys at Late Bronze Age cities in Cyprus. Ithaca College Physics Department Seminar Series, Ithaca College (Nov. 10, 2011).

Rogers, M. Landscape scale archaeogeophysics surveys at buried Late Bronze Age cities in Cyprus. Wells College Science Colloquium, Wells College (Nov. 4, 2011).

Fisher, K.D. Investigating cityscapes and social change in Late Bronze Age Cyprus. Digital Institute for Archaeology Colloquium, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Arkansas (Sept. 9, 2011).

Fisher, K.D., S.W. Manning and M. Rogers. The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) Project, 2008-2011. Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute Annual Workshop, Nicosia, Cyprus (June 25, 2011).

Hurley, K. and Rogers, M. Archaeogeophysics surveys at Late Bronze Age cities in Cyprus. National Council of Undergraduate Research, Ithaca College (Mar. 31, 2011).

Fisher, Kevin D. Contextual monumentality, meaning and social interaction in Late Bronze Age Cyprus. Invited paper for the BIG: Monumentality and Meaning in the Ancient World symposium, Program in Early Cultures, Brown University (Feb. 26, 2011).

Fisher, K.D. Making places in Late Bronze Age Cyprus. Invited paper for the Plenary Session of the American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. (November, 2010)

Fisher, K.D., S.W. Manning and M. Rogers. The Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project: investigating social transformation in Late Bronze Age Cyprus. American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (November, 2009).

Hastings, C.. and M. Rogers. Archaeogeophysical Investigations of a Late Bronze Age City in Cyprus: Methods. Ithaca College J.J. Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College (Apr 9, 2009).

Hurley, K. and M. Rogers. Archaeogeophysical Investigations of a Late Bronze Age City in Cyprus: Results. Ithaca College J.J. Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College (Apr 9, 2009).

Hurley, K. and M. Rogers. Cesium Magnetometer Surveys at a Late Bronze Age City in Cyprus. Ithaca College Physics Department Seminar Series, Ithaca College (Mar 31, 2009).

Hastings, C.. and M. Rogers. Resistivity Surveys at a Late Bronze Age City in Cyprus. Ithaca College Physics Department Seminar Series, Ithaca College (Mar 31, 2009).

Simkin, C. and M. Rogers. Ground-penetrating Radar Surveys at a Late Bronze Age City in Cyprus. Ithaca College Physics Department Seminar Series, Ithaca College (Mar 31, 2009).

 

News Items and Digital Media

Bond, S. After the Success Of ‘Pokémon GO’, How Will Augmented Reality Impact Archaeological Sites? Forbes.com (July 17, 2016)

Fisher, K. Sources: Space and Society in Ancient Cyprus (UBC CNERS Podcast Feb. 7, 2016).

Montgomery, M. Recreating cities from antiquity for your mobile device/Interview with Kevin Fisher). Radio Canada International (rci.net) (Oct. 27, 2014).

Amos, H. Street View for the Bronze Age. UBC News (Oct. 24, 2014).

M.Rogers, K. Fisher,J. Leon, S. Manning. 2012. Large-scale Archaeogeophysical Surveys at the Late Bronze Age Settlements at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios and Maroni-Vournes/-Tsaroukkas in Cyprus. International Society of Archaeological Prospection News. Issue 32.

Williamsport Sun-Gazette article on 2010 team member Colleen Mahoney (June 2010)

Ithaca.com article on 2011 team member Danny Bradac (June 2011)

Cornell Chronicle article on KAMBE Project (Sept. 2009)