Fisher awarded SSHRC grant for work at K-AD

KAMBE Project Co-director Kevin Fisher has been awarded an Insight Development Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.  The grant, entitled “Understanding Urban Social Dynamics using High Resolution Archaeology”, will fund new excavation and continued geophysical survey at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios in 2015.  This work will included implementing a 3D digital recording system developed by Rachel Opitz (CAST, University of Arkansas) for the Gabii Project in Italy.  We will also be joined by Prof. Francesco Berna (Simon Fraser University) who will be heading-up our geoarchaeological data collection  and analysis.  A UBC archaeological field school will also take place during the summer field season (more information to follow…)

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