Rodney Harrison
  • r.harrison@ucl.ac.uk
  • Direct: +44 (0)20 7679 1041
  • Internal: 21041
  • Room 605
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Rodney Harrison

Research Interests

  • Critical Heritage Studies
  • Heritage, multiculturalism and globalisation
  • Intangible and indigenous heritage
  • Museum studies
  • History and philosophy of museums, anthropology and archaeology
  • Archaeologies of the present and recent past
  • Contemporary material culture studies
  • Historical archaeology
  • Archaeologies of colonialism
  • Australian archaeology

Research Projects, Collaborations and Affiliations

Educational Background

  • PhD Archaeology, University of Western Australia, 2003. Thesis title: Ngarranganni/Ngamungamu/Jalanijarra: ‘lost places’, recursiveness and hybridity at Old Lamboo pastoral station, southeast Kimberley
  • BA (Hons) Archaeology, University of Western Australia, 1996

Current students

Principal Supervisor

  • Kyle Lee Crossett Landscapes of Archival Diversity (second supervisor Andrew Flinn)
  • Chen Lim Shopping in Ancient Southeast Asia: The ceramic trade and its footprint in three port settlements (second supervisor Bill Sillar)
  • Janna Oud Ammerveld Climate chane and the future of European heritage

Second Supervisor

  • Emma Ayling Participation, locality, belonging: Rethinking museum communities and community museums (principal supervisor Paul Basu)
  • Yunci Cai Performing Cultures, Negotiating Identities: The Instrumentalisation of Indigenous Cultural Heritage in Malaysia (principal supervisor Paul Basu)
  • Liu Jia Sustainable use of Chinese Historic Villages (principal supervisor Tim Williams)
  • Matthew Webber Art of the epoque: Nation-building and contemporary art museums in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hercegovina (principal supervisor Paul Basu)
  • Constance Wyndham Heritage preservation and national reconstruction in Afghanistan post 2001 (principal supervisor Paul Basu)

Completed PhD Students

  • Carol Lo-Yun Chung Art Museum as Learning Space: Theory and Practise of Taiwanese Art Museums (principal supervisor Theano Moussouri)
  • Nicole Deufel Delivering public benefit through heritage management and interpretation in England and Germany (principal supervisor Beverley Butler)
  • Sarina Wakefield Franchising Heritage: The creation of a Transnational Heritage Industry in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, The Open University (second supervisor Kevin Hetherington)

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