Africa - eastern


In addition to her work in Belgium and the Near and Middle East, Sofie has conducted archaeomalacological research on Mauritius. In particular, she has looked at material from the post-medieval Fort Frederik Hendrik site. For a selection of Sofie's publications, please refer to the publications page.


In addition to her research on marine exploitation along the French Atlantic coast, Catherine has conducted archaeomalacological research in Djibouti. Her archaeomalacological interests are wide, and include subsistence, gathering strategies, seasonality, taphonomy and the use of shell as a raw material for artefact production. For a selection of Catherine's publications, please refer to the publications page.


Jonathan has conducted research in Tanzania and wider eastern Africa, particularly northeast Tanzania and the Swahili Coast of eastern Africa. His primary interests include political economy, craft production, subsistence and climate.