Dr John B Winterburn

Dr John B Winterburn

Research Associate

I have been working in Jordan since 2007 and was awarded my PhD in 2016, by the University of Bristol, for my thesis on the Conflict Landscapes of Southern Jordan

My main research areas are the early twentieth-century conflict landscapes of southern Jordan and the archaeology of the Hejaz Railway in Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

I have been working in Jordan since 2007 and was awarded my PhD in 2016, by the University of Bristol, for my thesis on the Conflict Landscapes of Southern Jordan, an anthropologically informed archaeology of the region to the south of Ma’an.

My first career was as a telecommunications engineer, however, I returned to university in 2002 to study Landscape Archaeology and was then involved in the Uplands Initiative Survey for the Royal Commission in Wales and commercial archaeology in England and Wales.

In 2007, I became the landscape archaeologist and researcher for the Great Arab Revolt Project. This ten-year project investigated the archaeology of the Ottoman defensive landscapes and the Great Arab Revolt (1916-1918) in Jordan.

My other interests include contemporary archaeology, Modern Conflict Archaeology and the archaeology of the Hejaz Railway.

Academia

Keywords

Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Landscapes, Landscape Survey, Hejaz Railway, Landscape Archaeology, Modern Conflict Archaeology, Late Ottoman.

Contact

Contact Information:

Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East & North Africa, School of Archaeology, 2 South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3TG

Telephone: +44 (0)7775667610

Email: john.winterburn@arch.ox.ac.uk

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