Linking my various
research interests is a deeply-held curiosity about the interactions between
people and the material world. My interests include:
- Memory and
methods and practices
Britain and Near East
director of the Vale and Ridgeway Project (Marcham/Frilford excavations)
- Manager of
the ‘Portal to the Past’ collaboration with the Oxford e-Research Centre
post-doc on ‘English Landscapes and Identities’ project
on memory and material culture in Roman Britain on Prof. Karl Galinsky’s
‘Memoria Romana’ project
of the ‘Horizons of British Archaeology Group’
of the ‘Materiality Discussion Group’
Z 2010 Archaeologies of Water in the Roman Near East, Gorgias Press: New York.
- Allen, T and Kamash, Z 2008 Saved from the Grave:
Neolithic to Saxon Discoveries at Spring
Thames Valley Landscape Monograph: Oxford.
Z 2012 (forthcoming) ‘Memory, materiality and religion in Roman Britain’ in
Clack, T (ed.) Archaeology, Syncretism, Creolisation, OUP: Oxford.
- Kamash, Z 2011 (in
press) 'Roman Mediterranean' in Stevenson, A., Hicks, D. and Coote, J. (eds.) World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers
Z 2011 (in press) 'Interpreting the archaeological evidence: latrines and the
senses' and 'Perceptions of latrines: socio-cultural, moral and religious
issues' in Jansen, G, Koloski-Ostrow, A O and Moorman, E M (eds) Roman
Toilets: their archaeology and cultural history, Peeters: Leuven;
Paris; Walpole MA.
Z 2010 'Which way to look? Exploring latrines in the Roman world' in Molotch, H
and Norén, L (eds) Toilet: the public restroom and the politics of sharing,
NYU Press: New York
- Kamash, Z 2006 ‘Recent research on Roman dams in the
Near East’ in Wiplinger, G (ed.) Cura Aquarum in Ephesus (Proceedings
of the 12th International Conference on the History of Water
Management and Hydraulic Engineering, Ephesus, 2-10 October 2004), Peeters:
Leuven; Paris, 233-238.
- Kamash, Z 2012
(forthcoming) 'From the Thames to the Euphrates:
exploring attitudes towards water in Roman Britain and the Near
- Kamash, Z 2011 (in
press) 'Irrigation technology, society and environment in the Roman Near East' Journal
of Arid Environments: ancient agriculture special issue
- Kamash, Z, Gosden, C and Lock, G 2010 'Continuity and
religious practices in Roman Britain: the case of the rural religious complex
at Marcham/Frilford, Oxfordshire' Britannia 41, 95-125.
C, Kamash, Z, Kirkham, R and Pybus, J 2009 'Joining the dots: exploring
technical and social issues in e-Science approaches to linking landscape and
artefactual data in British archaeology' E-Science workshops, 2009 5th
IEEE International Conference 171-174.
Z 2008 'What lies beneath? Perceptions of the ontological paradox of water' World
Archaeology 40.2, 224-237.
Z with Wilkinson, D R P 2002 ‘Late Saxon and medieval occupation: evidence from
excavations at Lincoln College, Oxford 1997-2000’ Oxoniensia 67,