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Andrew Reid

Research Interests

Collaborations

  • Archaeology of Bananas in Buganda project with the Uganda Museum and British Institute in Eastern Africa; The Dikalate project in eastern Botswana with the Kalahari Conservation Society; The Archaeology of Sowa Pan with the University of Botswana

Educational Background

  • 1986 BA (Hons) University of Birmingham
  • 1991 PhD University of Cambridge
  • Kigongo,R., Reid,D.A.M. (2007). Local communities, politics and the management of the Kasubi tombs, Uganda. World Archaeology 39(3), 371-384. ISSN: 0043-8243
  • Reid,D.A.M., Ashley,C.Z. (2007). A context for the Luzira Head. Antiquity 82, 99-112. ISSN: 0003-598X
  • Posnansky,M., Reid,D.A., Ashley,C. (2005). Archaeology on Lolui Island, Uganda 1964-5. Azania 40, 73-100
  • Reid,D.A.M. (2005). Great Lakes region: Ntusi, Kibiro and Bigo. in Encyclopedia of African History. New York: Routledge, 594-596
  • Reid,D.A.M. (2005). Great Lakes region: Growth of cattle herding. in Shillington,K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of African History. New York: Routledge, 590-591
  • Reid,D.A.M. (2005). Great Lakes region: Karagwe, Nkore and Buhaya. in Shillington,K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of African History. New York: Routledge, 591-592
  • Reid,D.A.M. (2005). Interaction, marginalization and the archaeology of the Kalahari. in Stahl,A. (ed.) African Archaeology: a critical introduction. Blackwell studies in global archaeology series. Oxford: Blackwell, 353-377
  • Reid D.A.M. and Lane P.J. (ed.) (2004) African Historical Archaeologies. New York: Kluwer.
  • Reid D.A.M. and P.J. Lane (2004) African Historical Archaeologies: an introductory consideration of scope and potential. In A. Reid and P.J. Lane (eds) African Historical Archaeologies: 1-32. New York: Kluwer.
  • Reid D.A.M. (2004) Access to cattle resources in a Tswana capital. In A. Reid and P.J. Lane (eds) African Historical Archaeologies: 301-324. New York: Kluwer.
  • Reid D.A.M. and O’Connor D.C. (ed) (2003 Ancient Egypt in Africa. London: UCL Press
  • Reid D.A.M. (2003) Introduction – Locating Ancient Egypt in Africa: modern theories, past realities. In D.C. O’Connor and D.A.M. Reid (eds) Ancient Egypt in Africa: 1-22. London: UCL Press.
  • Reid D.A.M. (2003) Ancient Egypt and the Source of the Nile. In D.C. O’Connor and D.A.M. Reid (eds) Ancient Egypt in Africa: 55-76. London: UCL Press.
  • Reid,D.A.M. (2003). Iron-smelting and bananas in Buganda. in Mitchell,P., Haour,A., Hobart,J. (ed.) Researching Africa's Past. Oxford University School of Archaeology Monograph No. 57 series. Oxford: Oxbow, 118-123. ISBN: 0947816585
  • Reid,D.A.M. (2003). Recent research on the archaeology of Buganda. Chapter 15 in Mitchell,P., Haour,A., Hobart,J. (ed.) Researching Africa's Past. Oxford University School of Archaeology Monograph No. 57 series. Oxford: Oxbow, 110-117. ISBN: 0947816585
  • Reid D.A.M. (2002) Recent archaeological discoveries in Buganda and their implications for Archaeological Heritage Management. Uganda Journal 48: 87-103.
  • Reid D.A.M. (2001). African innovations in the use of plants and animals. Antiquity 75: 622-5
  • Reid D.A.M. (2001). Bananas and the Archaeology of Buganda. Antiquity 75: 811-12.
  • Reid, D A M & Young, R, (2000). Pottery abrasion and the preparation of African grains, Antiquity, 74, 101-111
  • Reid,D.A.M., Segobye,A.K. (2000). Politics, society and trade on the eastern margins of the Kalahari. South African Archaeological Society, Goodwin Series 8 The Limpopo V, 58-68
  • Reid, D A M & Segobye, A K, (2000). An ivory cache from Botswana and its implications for trade, Antiquity, 74, 326-331
  • Reid, D A M, Lane, P & Segobye, A (eds), (1998). Ditswa Mmung: the Archaeology of Botswana. Gaborone: Pula Press/Botswana Society
  • Reid, D A M, Lane, P J, Segobye, A K, Borjeson, L, Mathibidi, N & Sekgarametso, P, (1997). Tswana architecture and responses to colonialism, World Archaeology, 28(3), 96-118
  • Reid, D A M, (1996). Ntusi and the development of social complexity in southern Uganda, in G Pwiti & R Soper (eds), Aspects of African Archaeology, Papers from the 10th Congress of the PanAfrican Association for Prehistory and Related Studies, 621-628. Harare:University of Zimbabwe Press

Current Students

  • Sherri (Scheherazade) Amin Uncovering the nature of Pre-Colonial religion in the Sesse Islands and the impact of religion on the functioning of the Buganda Kingdom, Southern Uganda (second supervisor Ceri Ashley)
  • Louise Iles Technology, Society and 'Tradition': reconstructing the iron industries in Bunyoro-Kitara (second supervisor Marcos Martinon-Torres)

Second Supervisor

  • Edwinus Lyaya The geo-archaeometallurgy of ironworking in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania (principal supervisor Thilo Rehren)

Recently completed students

  • Jane Humphris (2010): An archaeometallurgical investigation of iron smelting traditions in Southern Rwanda (second supervisor Marcos Martinon-Torres)
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