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Dr. Christine Morris

Associate Professor (Classics)
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Head of School (School Office - Histories & Humanities)

  Aegean bronze age   Ancient art   Archaeology of cyprus   Cognitive archaeology   Cultural Heritage   Digital Humanities   Greek Archaeology   minoan archaeology   reception studies
 Two book length publications of peak sanctuary material from the Cretan Bronze Age
 An intra-site GIS analysis of the archaeological ritual assemblage from the Atsipadhes peak sanctuary in Crete
 3D digital scanning of clay figurines from Cretan Bronze Age peak sanctuaries.
 'Unlocking' Sacred Landscapes: Spatial Analysis of Ritual and Cult in the Mediterranean

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Royal Irish Academy, member National Committee for Greek and Latin Studies
Chair, Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens 2003-2006
TCD representative, Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens 2000-present
Treasurer, Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens 2000-2002
Irish representative, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae
Member, Organising Committee of the World Archaeology Congress 2008 (Dublin) 2007-8
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Archaeology and Gender in Europe (AGE), working group within the European Association of Archeologists 2008 present
Coroplastic Studies Interest Group (affiliated to the Archaeological Institute of America) 2009 present
Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens (member) 2000 present
In touch with the Minoans: gestural performance and experience in Bronze Age Crete in, editor(s)Amy Gardner, Carl Walsh , Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication, London, Left Coast Press, Routledge, 2018, [Christine Morris, Lucy Goodison], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Christine Morris, Brendan O'Neill, Alan Peatfield, 'Figures in 3D': digital perspectives on Cretan Bronze Age figurines,, Open Archaeology, 2018, p50 - 61, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Minoan and Mycenaean Figurines in, editor(s)T. Insoll , The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017, [Christine Morris], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI
Christine Morris, Lord of the Dance: Ted Shawn's Gnossienne and its Minoan context, Cretomania. Modern Desires for the Minoan Past, Athens, 2013, edited by N. Momigliano and A. Farnoux , Routledge, 2016, pp111 - 123, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Christine Morris, Alan Peatfield, Brendan O'Neill, Figures in 3D': digital perspectives on Cretan Bronze Age figurines,, Seeing Through Time: Exploring the use of 3D models of objects in archaeological research, University College Dublin, October 15-16, 2016, 2016, Published Abstract, PUBLISHED
Christine Morris, Alan Peatfield, From Production to Consumption: Life Histories of Figurines from Cretan Bronze Age Peak Sanctuaries (abstract), Les Carnets de l'ACoSt (Association of Coroplastic Studies), Terracottas in the Mediterranean through Time, University of Haifa, 2015, 13, 2015, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Goddesses, Patricia Whelehan and Anne Bolin, The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, 1st edition, London, Wiley, 2015, pp427-500 , [Christine Morris], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED  URL
Crouwel J., Morris C., The minoan amphoroid krater: From production to consumption, Annual of the British School at Athens, 110, 2015, p147-201 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Christine E Morris, Giorgos Papantoniou, Spatial Analysis of Ritual and Cult in the Mediterranean, May 15-17, 2015, 2015, Trinity College Dublin, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PRESENTED  URL
Cypriot-born Aphrodite: The social biography of a modern cultural icon in, editor(s)Luca Bombardieri, Tommaso Braccini e Silvia Romani , Il trono variopinto. Figure e forme della Dea dell'Amore, Alessandria, Edizioni dell'Orso, 2014, pp183-202 , [Christine E Morris, Giorgos Papantoniou], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
  

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Christine Morris, Life Histories of Figurines from Minoan Peak Sanctuaries, The Chris Mee Lecture, University of Liverpool, June 5, 2017, School of Histories, Languages and Cultures, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Christine Morris, Alan Peatfield, Space, Place and Performance on the Minoan Peak Sanctuary of Atsipadhes, Spatial Analysis of Ritual and Cult in the Mediterranean, Unlocking Sacred Landscapes Network, Trinity College Dublin, May 15-17, 2015, 2015, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Christine Morris, Healing on the Mountain: Anatomical Votives from Bronze Age Crete, Gender, Medicine and the Body, Trinity College Dublin, 2015, 2015, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Christine Morris, Trade and travel in the Bronze Age Mediterranean: the social biography of a Mycenaean chariot krater, Travel in the Ancient World, University College Dublin, February 21, 2015, 2015, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Christine Morris, Alan Peatfield, Brendan O'Neill, Letting The Cat Out Of The Bag: Using 3D Laser Scanning and Experimental Archaeology to Understand Cretan Bronze Age Figurines, Experimental Archaeology Conference, University College Dublin, January 2015, 2015, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Christine Morris, Lucy Goodison, In touch with the Minoans: gestural performance and experience in Bronze Age Crete, Tracing Gestures: The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Communication, University College London, edited by November 4-5, 2014 , 2014, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Christine Morris, Frank Lynam, Hiberno-Cretan simulacra: Irish virtual cultural heritage projects on the island of Crete,, Virtual Cultural Heritage Ireland workshop, Trinity College Dublin, February 2014, 2014, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Christine Morris, East Cretan Peak Sanctuary Project (Day of Archaeology 2013), 2013, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Christine Morris, Images from a usable past: classical influences on Irish coins, Classics and Irish Politics 1916-2016 , Royal Irish Academy, June 20-23, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

  

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Elected, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London 2017
Elected to Fellowship, Trinity College Dublin 2014
Provost's Teaching Award 2010
Berkeley Fellowship, TCD 2001
Wace Medal, University of Cambridge 1979
Isle of Man Government state studentship 1979-1982
Greek Government scholarship 1982-84
Dr Morris' research and publications focus on the archaeology of the Aegean Bronze Age. Her research projects are concerned with ceramics; art and religion (goddesses, healing/medicine); gender in archaeology; historiography and reception of Minoan Crete; digital technologies in archaeology.