Dr Courtney Nimura

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, European Celtic Art in Context project

Institute of Archaeology
36 Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2PG

Tel: +44 (0)1865 278296

Fax: +44 (0)1865 278254

E-mail: courtney.nimura@arch.ox.ac.uk

Research Interests

  • Bronze and Iron Age archaeology in Northern and Northwestern Europe
  • Scandinavian rock art from the Mesolithic to Early Iron Age
  • Prehistoric art theory
  • Coastal and intertidal archaeology
  • Human responses to environmental change

Primary Geographic Area

Northern and Northwestern Europe

Current Activities/Projects


  • Nimura, C. 2015. Prehistoric Rock Art in Scandinavia: agency and environmental change. University of Gothenburg Swedish Rock Art Research Series. Oxford: Oxbow.
  • Bradley, R. and Nimura, C. (eds.) In press. The Use and reuse of stone circles: fieldwork at five Scottish monuments and its implications. Oxford: Windgather Press.
  • Bradley, R. and Nimura, C. 2013. 'The earth, the sky and the water's edge: changing beliefs in the earlier prehistory of Northern Europe'. World Archaeology, 45(1), 12-26.
  • Nimura, C. 2013. ''Five feet high and rising': environmental crises and the art of prehistoric Scandinavia' in Tough Times: The Archaeology of Crisis and Recovery (eds. Van der Wilt, E M and Martínez Jiménez, J). Oxford: BAR International Series 2478, 23-41.
  • Nimura, C. 2012. 'Rock art and coastal change in Bronze Age Scandinavia' in Encountering Imagery: Materialities, Perceptions, Relations (eds. Back Danielson, I-M., Fahlander, F., Sjöstrand, Y.). Stockholm Studies in Archaeology 57. Stockholm: Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University, 117-132. 
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