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It’s always sunny in Cairo

It is Saturday, 10 January 2015, and I am on my way back from Cairo in time for the start of term. This is one of the few times in the year when the temperatures in London and the capital of Egypt are the roughly the same although one sees rather more of the sun…

A visit to UCL Qatar

I am spending a few days in Doha in order to teach two sessions on Rob Carter’s new MA course in Pre-Islamic Archaeology at UCL Qatar. Rob had suggested this to me when we went on a trip to the Kurdish Autonomous Region of Iraq last May and I am of course always happy to…