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  • Dr Sarah Byrne
  • Honorary Research Associate
  • s.byrne@ucl.ac.uk
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Sarah Byrne

Research Interests

  • Theories of social practice
  • Relationship between archaeology and anthropology
  • Community heritage
  • Indigenous representation in museums
  • The role of oral history in museums
  • Relationship between memory and materiality
  • Digital anthropology
  • Pacific ethnographic collections
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Relationship between architecture and artefact
  • Actor-network theory

Research Directory Records

Educational Background

  • 2008: PhD in Pacific Archaeology, University College London Thesis: Practice-centred approach to Uneapa Island’s archaeology in a long term context.
  • 2003: MA in Artefact Studies, University College London Thesis title: Animate Objects: A.C. Haddon's acquisitions from the Torres Straits and Papua New Guinea at the Horniman Museum, 1902-1915.
  • 1999: BA in Archaeology & English. NUI, Galway Thesis title: Understanding Bronze Age Hoards from British and Irish rivers within a social context.

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