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Professor José Iriarte

Associate Professor of Archaeology


Extension: 4513

Telephone: 01392 724513

José Iriarte is an archaeologist and palaeoethnobotanist whose principal research interests are the investigation of coupled human environment systems in Amazonia, plant domestication and the development of agricultural landscapes, and the emergence of complex societies in the Americas.

He has worked in collaboration with OXFAM, the Foundation for the Sustainable Development of the Beni, and Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado in Santa Cruz, all in Bolivia, to improve the sustainability of local farming. This work was supported by the Leverhulme Trust and the CNRS.

Find out more at his personal web-site.