Bert Groenewoudt (1957) studied Cultural Prehistory at the University of Amsterdam. Doctoral thesis (1994) on prospection and assessment of archaeological sites. Works as a senior landscape archaeologist with the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE). Project manager of the Archaeological Research Agenda of the Netherlands. Current research focuses on man-landscape interaction, long-term processes of landscape change, settlement dynamics and off-site land use.
Professor of Landscape Archeology at the Department of Historical Sciences and Cultural Heritage at the University of Siena since 1996. Franco has conducted several excavations and surveys in Tuscany, Apulia, Sicily, Mount Amiata and the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. Research lines: Theory and methodology of archaeological research, Romanization processes, Landscapes Archaeology. Roman agriculture and food. Roman Amphorae. Archaeometallurgy. Public archaeology.
Carole Crumley is Professor (emerita), Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA. Current: Executive Director, Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (IHOPE), Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden and; Visiting Professor, Centre for Biodiversity, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden.
Paul Lane is the inaugural Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Professor of the Deep History and Archaeology of Africa at the University of Cambridge. His main research interests are in the organisation and use of space and time in pre-industrial societies, the historical ecology of African landscapes, the archaeology of colonial encounters, cultural perceptions of place, the materialisation of memory, maritime archaeology and the transition to farming in Africa. Paul Lane is past organiser of the 4th International Landscape Archaeology Conference in Uppsala in 2016 (LAC2016).
Gert-Jan Burgers is full professor in Mediterranean Archaeology at the Faculty of Humanities of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA). He is also director of CLUE+, the VUA interfaculty research institute for Culture, Cognition, History and Heritage, with approx. 350 staff members from various fields of science. In these capacities, Burgers’ mission has been to bring together researchers from a wide variety of academic disciplines, to jointly investigate scientific and societal challenges and to formulate strategies for addressing those challenges. Gert-Jan Burgers is past organiser of the 3rd International Landscape Archaeology Conference in Rome in 2014 (LAC2014).
Assistant Professor in Physical Geography with special focus on Landscape Archaeology, Freie Universität Berlin. A current project of Wiebke is to work on a partnership that aims to consolidate the academic education in the interdisciplinary field of landscape archaeology between the Freie Universitat Berlin and the University of Peradeniya on a graduate level. This will be achieved by the implementation of a master study program ‘Landscape Archaeology’ at the University of Peradeniya as partner study program to the joint MSc Landscape Archaeology of the Freie Universitat Berlin and the Hochschule fur Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (HTW). Wiebke Bebermeier is past organiser of the 2nd International Landscape Archaeology Conference in Berlin in 2012 (LAC2012).