In addition to causing mayhem and misery for most, the COVID-19 pandemic crisis has expanded opportunities for illicit looting, theft and dealing in one of the world’s most important resources –…Read More >
What next for Iran’s proxy network after killing of Qassem Soleimani?
Protecting Iraq’s cultural heritage
Professor Roger Matthews’ research focuses on the origins of the earliest farmers in the Eastern Fertile Crescent of Iran and Iraq. This work puts him at the heart of discussions about how…Read More >
Lost and Found: Excavating the world’s first farmers
By Professor Roger Matthews and Dr Wendy Matthews The transition of humankind from mobile hunters to settled farmers after the Ice Age is a period in history still shrouded in…Read More >