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  • Kirsty Norman
  • Honorary Lecturer
  • k.norman@ucl.ac.uk
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Kirsty Norman

Kirsty Norman trained and worked initially at the British Museum as a conservator, specialising in ceramics and glass, and then qualifying in archaeological conservation. She worked as an archaeological conservator for a further sixteen years, mainly in the Middle East, working for museums, Departments of Antiquities and for UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage Division. After completing her MA in Managing Archaeological Sites at the Institute of Archaeology in 2006 she joined the Centre for Applied Archaeology at UCL, with the remit of developing and coordinating CAA projects in site management and capacity building, in the UK and abroad. She continues to work for them on a consultancy basis and teaches part of the Managing Sites MA course at the IoA.

Research Interests

  • Consultation and participatory planning in heritage/site management.
  • Capacity building in site management planning, conservation, interpretation and World Heritage policy.
  • Objects recording and conservation.
  • Site recording and conservation.
  • Conservation Area policy, appraisal and management, England.
  • Archaeology and heritage management, Turkey, Iraq and the Arabian Gulf.
  • Ethical standards in archaeology and heritage management.
  • Illicit antiquities: looting, effects on cultural heritage.
  • Ancient Merv Project
  • Archaeology and Development Research Network

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