A long Sheffield tradition of research in Aegean archaeology was formalised in 1995, with Professor Keith Branigan’s establishment of the Sheffield Centre for Aegean Archaeology (SCAA), and further enhanced in 2004, by the appointment of John Bennet to Sheffield’s first Chair in Aegean Archaeology. The SCAA’s current constellation of academic staff and postgraduate researchers draws on expertise and specialist facilities in many disciplines – bioarchaeology, the archaeology of material culture and ancient materials, field archaeology, study of ancient texts – and is the largest in any single Archaeology department in the world. SCAA is dedicated to providing an inter-disciplinary environment for research into all aspects of the archaeology of the Aegean.

SCAA's aims are to:

This Web page tells you more about SCAA's academic staff and students and their current research activities, its ‘Round Table’ workshops and publications, and courses offered by its academic staff.

Sheffield University Sheffield Centre for Aegean Archaeology is a Research Centre in the Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield.

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