Organisers & Contact

About the Organisers

Alexandra Magub is a Collaborative Doctoral Award student, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). She is based in the Study of Religions department at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and at the department of Coins and Medals at the British Museum. Her research subject is on Political and Religious Ideologies on Parthian Coins of the 2nd and 1st Centuries BC, focusing on the Museum’s collection of c. 2,000 Parthian period coins minted in ancient Iran during these centuries.

Helen Chittock is a Collaborative Doctoral Award student, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). She is based in the Archaeology department at the University of Southampton, and at the department of Britain, Europe and Prehistory at the British Museum. Her research subject is on Aesthetics of the Everyday in Iron Age East Yorkshire, focusing on a range of types of object from very everyday pots and tools to elaborate bronze weaponry and chariot fittings, in order to answer the question of why people decorated some items and not others.

Contact

If you have an queries or comments, please email us at everydayobjects2015@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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