South Deccan Prehistory Project

Research Background
Project Team
Protection of Sites and Monuments
Past Events

New Museum

Sub Projects

Origins of Agriculture in South India
Bellary District Archaeological Project
Sanganakallu-Kupgal Project

Ashmounds of South India
(photo gallery & gazetteer)

Web Links

The Team.

Many individuals have contributed to the success of the Bellary District Archaeological Project. Below is a list of someformer and current project members.

Joint Directors Network

Dr. Nicole Boivin, Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge.

Dr. Dorian Q Fuller, Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

Prof. Ravi Korisettar, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Karnatak University.

Dr. Michael Petraglia, Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge.

Project Team Members

Professor Hema Achyuthan, Madras University (ceramic petrography)

José Antonio (photography)

Dr. Eleni Asouti, University of Liverpool (wood archaeobotany and palaeoenvironment )

Dr. Janardhana B., Karnatak University

Dr. Blanche Barthelemy de Saizieu, CNRS & University of Paris X (beads)

Yudishthira Behera, Utkal University (student)

Dr. Adam Brumm, Wollongong University, Australia (lithics)

Subhas Chincholi, Karnatak University (former PhD student)

Franca Cole (ceramics)

Kevin Cunningham, Deldot, Delaware, USA (public outreach)

Dr. Nick Drake, King's College, London (geomorphology and palaeoenvironment)

Sylvie Elies (illustrator)

David Gómez-Gras, Departament de Geologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Petrographic characterisation of lithic artefacts)

Neha Gupta, University of McGill (student, GIS)

Smriti Haricharan, Anna University

Dr. Emma Harvey, UCL (archaeobotany)

Deepak Havanur, Karnatak University (former PhD student)

Anitha Hiremuth, Karnatak University (PhD student)

Dr. Emma Jenkins, University of Reading (microfauna)

Udayashankar K., Karnatak University (PhD student)

Dr. Jinu Koshy, Karnatak University (PhD student; lithics)

Dr. Lindsay Lloyd-Smith, University of Cambridge (field studies)

Kalyan Malagyannavar, Karnatak University (former PhD student)

Paul Masser, Headland Archaeology (survey and mapping)

Dr. Stephanie Meece, University of Cambridge (faunal remains)

Dr. Justin Morris, British Museum (lithics)

Dr. Arati Mukherjee-Deshpande, Deccan College (faunal remains)

David Parcerisa, Departament de Geologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Petrographic characterisation of lithic artefacts)

Dr. Pragnya Prasanna, Karnatak University (ceramics)

Dr. Shankar Pujar, Karnatak University (excavations)

Ramadas, Sanganakallu Village

Arun Raj, Archaeological Survey of India (field studies)

Nick Rees (field studies)

Selina Delgado Raack, Autonomous University of Barcelona (PhD student; groundstone technologies)

Dr. Roberto Risch, Autonomous University of Barcelona (groundstone technologies)

Dr. Dave Robinson, University of Central Lancaster (rock art)

Dr. Valentine Roux, CNRS & University of Paris X (ceramics and artefact technology)

Dr. Ceri Shipton, Monash University, Australia (lithics)

José Antonio Soldevilla (Photography of small finds, grinding surfaces)

Dr. Sharada Srinivasan, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (metals)

Dr. P.C. Venkatasubbaiah, Telugu University (survey)

Dr. S.R. Walimbe, Deccan College (human osteology)

Paula Whittaker, West Yorkshire Archaeological Services (field studies)

Allison Weisskopf , UCL (archaeobotany)


Updated: 16 May 2010