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Professor Alan Outram
Alan Outram is an environmental archaeologist and palaeoeconomist who specialises in zooarchaeology (the analysis of archaeological animal bones and understanding past human/animal relations). His most recent work has been on tracing the domestication of thein Central Asia, and studying the development of pastoral societies in Kazakhstan. As well as covering many aspects of archaeological science he also teaches modules on hunter-gatherers and early farmers where he combines anthropological and archaeological approaches. He also leads many of our students on regular training excavations in South Dakota, to excavate on an early agricultural village site. His interests in include the exploitation and extraction of animal fats and oils, and the role of experiments within the discipline. He has served on the board of EuroREA and is currently executive editor of World Archaeology and edited the issue devoted to experimental archaeology.
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