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ContactAnne Ford_large

Room 2C24
Tel +64 3 471 6148

Research interests

Archaeology of Aboriginal Australia and Papua New Guinea; Archaeology of Neolithic / Bronze Age China; trade and exchange; lithic technology; sourcing studies; modern human migrations and behaviour; and settlement patterns/colonisation studies.



Xhauflair, H., Lourdeau, A., Gaffney, D., Ford, A., Tanudirjo, D., & Jago-on, S. C. (2023). Des civilisations du végétal préhistoriques sous les tropiques? Prehistoric plant civilisations in the Tropics?. L'Anthropologie, 127, 103192. doi: 10.1016/j.anthro.2023.103192

Kerby, G., Ford, A., Summerhayes, G. R., Leavesley, M. G., & Palin, J. M. (2023). Fit for purpose: Investigating adaptations in late Pleistocene lithic technology to an island environment at Buang Merabak, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. World Archaeology, 1-21. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00438243.2023.2172070

Ford, A., Walter, R., & Thomas, T. (2022). Fragile shores: Addressing coastal erosion on archaeological sites in Otago. Proceedings of the New Zealand Archaeological Association (NZAA) Annual Conference. (pp. 8-9). Retrieved from

Mialanes, J., Ford, A., Goodall, B., Codlin, M., McCoy, M., Summerhayes, G., … Richards, T., & McNiven, I. J. (2022). The stone artefacts of Tanamu 1. In B. David, K. Szabó, M. Leavesley, I. J. McNiven, J. Ash & T. Richards (Eds.), The archaeology of Tanamu 1: A pre-Lapita to post-Lapita site from Caution Bay, south coast of mainland Papua New Guinea. (pp. 89-106). Oxford, UK: Archaeopress Publishing.

Ford, A., & Hiscock, P. (2021). Axe quarrying, production, and exchange in Australia and New Guinea. In I. J. McNiven & B. David (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of the archaeology of indigenous Australia and New Guinea. Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190095611.013.22

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