Tim Schadla-Hall

Research Interests

  • Public involvement in archaeology
  • Archaeology and education, particularly in the area of reconstruction
  • Economics of archaeology
  • Alternative archaeology and its appeal
  • Politics and archaeology; archaeological legislation; illicit antiquities; media and archaeology
  • Museum management; museum displays; indigenous archaeology
  • Post glacial in North Western Europe; landscape archaeology; post- medieval country houses

Research Directory Records


Currently completing

  • With Paul Lane - the edited volume on the excavations of early mesolithic sites in the Vale of Pickering, N. Yorkshire.
  • With Nick Merriman - an edited volume on Public Archaeology

Educational Background

  • MA Cantab (Archaeology and Geography) 1974
  • Schadla-Hall,T. (2006). Public Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century. Chapter 9 in Layton,R., Shennan,S.J., Stone,P. (ed.) A Future for Archaeology: The Past in the Present. London: UCL Press, 75-82. ISBN: 1-84472-126-4
  • Lane PJ and Schadla- Hall RT, 2004. "The Many ages of Star Carr : Do 'cites' make the 'site'?" in Barnard, A (ed) Hunter Gatherers in History Archaeology and Anthropology, 145-62. Oxford :Berg
  • FJL and Schadla-Hall R.T., 2004. "Identifying and Defining Agency in a Political Context" in Gardner, A (ed) Agency Uncovered, 135-52 London UCL Press
  • Schadla-Hall, R.T., Green, A.G. and Liddle, P, 2004. "Leicestershire landscapes and Country Houses" in Archaeological Journal vol 161, 43-7.
  • Schadla-Hall RT, 2004. "Community Archaeology in Leicestershire and Beyond" in Liddle P and Bowman P (eds ) Leicestershire Landscapes, 1-9 Leicester.
  • Schadla-Hall RT, 2004. "The Comforts of Unreason: the importance and relevance of alternative achaeology"in Merriman N (ed.) Public Archaeology, 255-71. London: Routledge.
  • Conneller, C. & T. Schadla-Hall, 2003 "Beyond Star Carr : The Vale of Pickering in the 10th Millenium BP" Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 69, 85-105
  • Schadla-Hall, T. and G. Morris, 2003 "Ancient Egypt on the Small Screen-from fact to faction in the UK" in Consuming Ancient Egypt. S Macdonald and M Rice(ed).. London: UCL Press
  • Schadla-Hall, T. 2002. Commentary on Public Archaeology. Cultural Trends (39).
  • Schadla-Hall, T. 2001. Death by a thousand cuts. SMA newsletter. Dec 2001

Current Students

  • Veysel Apaydin The presentation of the Past: pitfalls and potentials – An analysis of the approaches to the past in Turkey education, local community and the political manipulation of archaeology via the Turkish National Curriculum: the case study of Catalhoyuk and Ani (joint supervision with Ulrike Sommer
  • Sarah Dhanjal Is there a role for archaeology in diverse urban communites? (second supervisor Andrew Gardner)
  • Brian Hole The use of archaeology by Indigenous Tribes and the Nation State in India to reinforce and create national identities. (second supervisor Dorian Fuller)
  • Jamie Larkin Effects of Commercialisation on Museums and Heritage Sites (second supervisors Adrian Babbage and Ben Cowell)
  • Renata Franco Peters Redressing misrepresentation: The role of conservation (second supervisors Elizabeth Pye and  Stephen Shennan)
  • Felicity Winkley On the map: A study of the attitudes of metal detectorists in England and their impact on the success of the Portable Antiquities Scheme (second supervisor Sam Moorhead, British Museum)

Second Supervisor

  • Christopher Garrison How effetcive are requirements to report portable antiquity finds? Examining incentives for compliance (principal supervisor Ulrike Sommer)
  • Rui Pang Towards sustainable cultural heritage management in China: an evaluation of systems based on current theory & practice in Han City of Chang'an (principal supervisor Tim Williams)

Complete PhD Students

  • Chiara Bonacchi Communicating archaeology in the changing world of media. Archaeological communication trends and potential for socio-economic development and site management (second supervisor Andrew Reynolds)
  • Paul Burtenshaw The economic impact of tourism to archaeology - Measurement and management for sustainability (second supervisor Kevin MacDonald)
  • Trudie Cole Archaeological education and the benefits for Learners at Key Stage 1 and 2 (second supervisor Mike Corbishley)
  • Peter Gould Putting the Past to Work: Archaeology, community institutions and economic development (second supervisor Tim Williams)
  • Fernanda (Maria) Kalazich Cultural meanings and values  of the Likan Antai. The practise of archaeology through a participatory approach (second supervisor Bill Sillar)
  • Anastasia Sakellariadi Archaeology for the people? Greek Archaeology and its Public, if there is one: an Analysis of the Sociopolitical and Economic Role of archaeology in Greece from the Foundation of the Modern Greek State (1831) to the Present Day (second supervisor Theano Moussouri)
  • Brian Shottenkirk Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome. The Individual and Material Transformation in Conflict: The Great War (1914-18) (second supervisor Renata Peters)
  • Amara Thornton British archaeologists, social networks and the emergence of a profession: The social history of British archaeology abroad, 1870-1939 (principal supervisor Andrew Garrard)

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