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Name Professor Mark Horton
Job title Senior Teaching Fellow
Department Department of Archaeology and Anthropology University of Bristol
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Telephone number work(0117) 954 6080
Out-of-hours contact details home01453 843 321
Qualifications MA, PhD(Cantab), FSA
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Keywords archaeology and heritage
archaeology of Britain
pre-colonial Africa
Islamic archaeology
medieval archaeology
Caribbean societies
archaeology and the media
Zanzibar and the Swahili
Areas of expertise I am an archaeologist with wide ranging interests spanning the historic periods. I have undertaken field research in east Africa (Kenya, Zanzibar), Egypt, Sri Lanka, Panama, Honduras, Belize, Bermuda, St Lucia, St Kitts, France, as well as Britain.

I have particular interests in 'historical archaeology' working on important historical issues of our time, such as the spread of religion, slavery, colonialism. I can also advise on local archaeology, and how archaeology works within the planning process,
Media experience I have extensive experience of working with the press, TV and radio. I have contributed to many TV programmes in UK and US (e.g. Discovery Channel) and present Time Flyers for BBC2 (filming summer 2003)