Poseidon's deepest secrets: Deepwater Archaeology in the Mediterranean

Monday, 4 April 2011

Professor Robert Hohlfelder (University of Colorado)

Title: Poseidon’s deepest secrets: Deepwater Archaeology in the Mediterranean

Date: Monday 4th April

Time: 5pm

Venue: HII


About Professor Robert Hohlfelder

History, University of Colorado

Robert L. Hohlfelder is Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has published many articles and chapters on ancient seafaring and maritime archaeology and is the author of King Herod’s Dream: Caesarea on the Sea (with Kenneth Holum, Norton 1988) He has edited several volumes including The Maritime World of Ancient Rome (University of Michigan Press 2008). He has participated in numerous archaeological excavations, both terrestrial and maritime, including, as Senior Marine Archaeologist, the Persian War Shipwreck Survey, 2003-6 and DANAOS – Deepwater Archaeological Survey off Southern Crete, 2007-8. He has received research grants and awards from the National Geographic Society, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Philosophical Society and the University of Colorado.