David Jacques on BBC Radio 4: ‘The Stonehenge Tunnel’

Series editor David Jacques, Blick Mead project director, responds to plans for the Stonehenge tunnel on the BBC Radio 4 programme Making History: The Stonehenge Tunnel. To listen to the broadcast, click here. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

InHabit launched @TORCHOxford

InHabit: People, Places and Possessions, edited by Antony Buxton, Linda Hulin and Jane Anderson, was launched on 3 May 2017 at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities  (TORCH). It was featured as part of the Centre’s fortnightly book discussion ‘Book at Lunchtime’. The event was chaired by Elleke Boehmer, Director of TORCH and Professor of World … Continue reading

David Jacques responds to Stonehenge tunnel debate

‘The Stonehenge world heritage site landscape is unutterably precious and you tamper with it at your peril … ‘ Series editor David Jacques, Blick Mead project director, responds to plans for the Stonehenge tunnel on the The Guardian website. Read the article here. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the … Continue reading

Blick Mead featured on BBC programme this Friday

Could a road tunnel at Stonehenge destroy the archaeological site? Blick Mead will feature on the BBC programme Inside Out West on Friday 31 March. For more information, please follow the link here. For more information about Peter Lang’s Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series, please click here.  

Latest news on Blick Mead from Peter Lang series editor David Jacques

Peter Lang series editor David Jacques and colleagues have published a new article on their discoveries at Blick Mead near Stonehenge in Current Archaeology (Issue 324). Click here to read the article. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

Blick Mead in the news

Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series editor David Jacques is interviewed in the latest articles about Blick Mead and the planned tunnel that threatens this pre-Stonehenge site. Read about it in the Sunday Times here.        

Dogs have been man’s best friend for 7,000 years, Peter Lang series editors find

A dog tooth dating back 7,000 years has been found near Stonehenge, reports David Jacques, co-editor with Graeme Davis of the book series Studies in British Mesolithic and Neolithic, and project director for the dig at Blick Mead near Stonehenge. The dog originated in Yorkshire and must have travelled 250 miles with his owners to … Continue reading

New book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic

We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic Edited by Graeme Davis and David Jacques Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic presents the results of fieldwork and excavation as well as works of interpretation from all perspectives on the British Neolithic revolution. Archaeological methodology is augmented where appropriate … Continue reading

New publication: Jerusalem in the Achaemenid Period

This is the first book to explore the importance of agriculture in relation to the restoration of the Jerusalem temple in the Book of Haggai during the Achaemenid period. Scholars discussing the rebuilding of the temple have mainly focused on the political and social context. Additionally, the missions of Ezra and Nehemiah have been used … Continue reading

New York Times interviews series editor David Jacques about discovery near Stonehenge

The New York Times features an article on the Mesolithic eco-home near Stonehenge excavated by Peter Lang series editor David Jacques. Click here to read the article. Previous coverage: In The Times: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4600803.ece In the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/29/archaeologists-discover-mesolithic-eco-home-near-stonehenge On the BBC website: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-34659000 In the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3293845/Stone-Age-house-built-hollow-tree-discovered-near-Stonehenge.html We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies … Continue reading

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