My presentation for the European Association of Archaeologists, Sep 2015.
Failures and consequences of antiquities trafficking policy: rethinking ‘country-specific’ regulation
Posted on 19 December 2014
A taster abstract for one of the journal papers I have “in submission”.
Dance of the Maize God: a beautiful film about the pillaging of the Maya past
Posted on 24 July 2014
Out of the looters trench and on to the computer in less than an hour: a film review from Belize.
“This is my livelihood”: Maya Mountains cave story
Posted on 21 July 2014
This story comes from a Belizean hostel shareholder who lives along the Hummingbird Highway surrounded by cave-filled mountains.
“They will be looking for it!”: Little boy’s story
Posted on 17 July 2014
After chatting to some kids about how fast ice melts and the proper way to not be eaten by bears or wolves, a little boy told me this story.
“It’s sad because something beautiful was destroyed”: Bus stop story
Posted on 16 July 2014
I heard this while waiting for a bus on the Western Highway. I let two buses pass talking to this guy.
What we’ve lost: 2 stories of the Maya Buenavista vase
Posted on 12 July 2014
In this post I will present two stories about one Maya vase: what we would have thought if the vase was looted and what we know because it wasn’t.
Lost cities and looted tombs: Studying artifact smuggling in Belize
Posted on 11 July 2014
This year I am in the Central American jungle conducting fieldwork on artifact smuggling in Belize.
Heading to Belize for preliminary fieldwork: a call for info
Posted on 30 June 2014
I’m heading to Belize to look into antiquities trafficking. Who who should I speak with?
Belize: Anti-Looting posters!
Posted on 25 March 2013
High-five to the Belizean Institute of Archaeology.