A. Thurber, Beverly (Dr.)

Beverly A. Thurber is an independent scholar based in the Chicago area whose main research interest is early ice skating, especially bone skates. She has four degrees in four different things, including a PhD from Cornell University, and has studied in the US, the UK, and Germany. From 2009 to 2017, she taught a variety of courses in mathematics, science, and the humanities at Shimer College. Her book Skates Made of Bone: A History was published in 2020.

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A.N. Akkermans, Keshia MA (MA)

Keshia A.N. Akkermans is an alumna of the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, where she specialized in the archaeology of the ancient Near East. She has worked for the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (RMO), and is currently doing her doctoral research at the University of Liverpool. Her research includes studies on the rock art and the desert tombs of the Jebel Qurma region in north-east Jordan, funerary practices of the Middle Assyrian period, and ground stone tools in Pre-Pottery Neolithic Anatolia. Keshia has been involved in fieldwork in the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Oman, Cyprus, Jordan, and Turkey.

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Adams, Julie (Dr.)

Julie Adams is Curator of the Oceania collections at The British Museum. For the last decade she has curated, researched and written on the histories of Pacific collections in European museums. From 2011-2015, she was Senior Research Fellow at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge and was editor of Artefacts of Encounter: Cook’s Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories published by Otago University Press in 2016.

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Adams, Mark

Mark Adams is one of New Zealand’s most distinguished photographic artists. He was born in Christchurch, and attended Canterbury University School of Fine Arts from 1967 to 1970.

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Akkermans, Peter M.M.G. (Prof. dr.)

Peter M.M.G. Akkermans is Full Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at Leiden University, The Netherlands. He studied Prehistory and Archaeology of Western Asia at the University of Amsterdam, where he also completed (cum laude) his PhD on Neolithic settlement in Syria. From 1990 until 2009 he was Curator of the Dept. of the Ancient Near East in the Netherlands National Museum of Antiquities, in combination with an Extraordinary Professorship of Near Eastern Prehistory at Leiden University. Since 2010 Akkermans is Full Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at Leiden University.

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Alofs, Luc (Dr.)

Luc Alofs (1960) studeerde culturele antropologie aan de Katholieke Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen en promoveerde als historicus aan de Universiteit van Leiden. Hij woont en werkt sinds 1990 op Aruba, alwaar hij gedurende 20 jaar werkzaam was aan het Instituto Pedagogico Arubano. Luc Alofs is momenteel hoofddocent Onderzoek aan de Universiteit van Aruba.

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Amkreutz, Luc (Prof. Dr.)

Since 2008 Luc Amkreutz has been the curator of Prehistory at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (RMO). Apart from numerous exhibitions, he worked on the 2011 new permanent exhibition ‘Archaeology of the Netherlands’, offering a fresh perspective on 300,000 years of the country’s history. He also co-created the exhibition ‘Cutting Edge Past’ in 2016 which ultimately led to the acquisition of the Ommerschans dirk in 2017. Amkreutz was appointed professor of Public Archaeology at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University in 2022.

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A. Thurber, Beverly (Dr.)

Beverly A. Thurber is an independent scholar based in the Chicago area whose main research interest is early ice skating, especially bone skates. She has four degrees in four different things, including a PhD from Cornell University, and has studied in the US, the UK, and Germany. From 2009 to 2017, she taught a variety of courses in mathematics, science, and the humanities at Shimer College. Her book Skates Made of Bone: A History was published in 2020.

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A.N. Akkermans, Keshia MA (MA)

Keshia A.N. Akkermans is an alumna of the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, where she specialized in the archaeology of the ancient Near East. She has worked for the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (RMO), and is currently doing her doctoral research at the University of Liverpool. Her research includes studies on the rock art and the desert tombs of the Jebel Qurma region in north-east Jordan, funerary practices of the Middle Assyrian period, and ground stone tools in Pre-Pottery Neolithic Anatolia. Keshia has been involved in fieldwork in the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Oman, Cyprus, Jordan, and Turkey.

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Adams, Julie (Dr.)

Julie Adams is Curator of the Oceania collections at The British Museum. For the last decade she has curated, researched and written on the histories of Pacific collections in European museums. From 2011-2015, she was Senior Research Fellow at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge and was editor of Artefacts of Encounter: Cook’s Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories published by Otago University Press in 2016.

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Adams, Mark

Mark Adams is one of New Zealand’s most distinguished photographic artists. He was born in Christchurch, and attended Canterbury University School of Fine Arts from 1967 to 1970.

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Akkermans, Peter M.M.G. (Prof. dr.)

Peter M.M.G. Akkermans is Full Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at Leiden University, The Netherlands. He studied Prehistory and Archaeology of Western Asia at the University of Amsterdam, where he also completed (cum laude) his PhD on Neolithic settlement in Syria. From 1990 until 2009 he was Curator of the Dept. of the Ancient Near East in the Netherlands National Museum of Antiquities, in combination with an Extraordinary Professorship of Near Eastern Prehistory at Leiden University. Since 2010 Akkermans is Full Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at Leiden University.

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Alofs, Luc (Dr.)

Luc Alofs (1960) studeerde culturele antropologie aan de Katholieke Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen en promoveerde als historicus aan de Universiteit van Leiden. Hij woont en werkt sinds 1990 op Aruba, alwaar hij gedurende 20 jaar werkzaam was aan het Instituto Pedagogico Arubano. Luc Alofs is momenteel hoofddocent Onderzoek aan de Universiteit van Aruba.

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Amkreutz, Luc (Prof. Dr.)

Since 2008 Luc Amkreutz has been the curator of Prehistory at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (RMO). Apart from numerous exhibitions, he worked on the 2011 new permanent exhibition ‘Archaeology of the Netherlands’, offering a fresh perspective on 300,000 years of the country’s history. He also co-created the exhibition ‘Cutting Edge Past’ in 2016 which ultimately led to the acquisition of the Ommerschans dirk in 2017. Amkreutz was appointed professor of Public Archaeology at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University in 2022.

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