Dr Sally Crawford FSA

Research Profile

Co-Director, HEIR (Historic Environment Image Resource)

Fell Fund Researcher in Visual and Material Culture Studies

blog: http://archaeologyarchivesoxford.wordpress.com/blog/

Primary Geographic Area

Northern Europe

Current Activities/Projects

  • Monograph Series General Editor: Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past. http://www.sscip.org.uk/
  •  Co-Director, HEIR (Historic Environment Image Resource): creating an interdisciplinary research database providing information on changing monuments, landscapes, and environments, based on Oxford University’s early lantern slide and glass plate collections. http://archaeologyarchivesoxford.wordpress.com/heir-project/. Funded by the Reva and David Logan Foundation, the Fell Fund, and Citizen Science Alliance (£250,000).
  • Researcher: Scoping Survey of Visual and Material Cultures archives in the Humanities and Social Science Divisions. Funded by the Fell Fund.
  • Series General Editor: Studies in Early Medicine. http://disease.nottingham.ac.uk/doku.php?id=studies_in_early_medicine
  •  Co-Director, Jacobsthal Project: investigating the life and work of the German wartime refugee archaeologist Professor Paul Jacobsthal: http://www.arch.ox.ac.uk/jacobsthal.html. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Reva and David Logan Foundation (£50,000).


Persecution and Survival: A Wartime Refugee’s Story, The Gallery, Oxford Town Hall & Museum, 15 January to 10 March 2012

Associated Research Projects

HEIR – the Historic Environment Image Resource

Jacobsthal Archive Project: Persecution and Survival

  • Gazing on the Past (and Being Photobombed by Children)

    Crawford, S, Ulmschneider, K
  • The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood

    Crawford, S, Hadley, D, Shepherd, G
  • Birth and Childhood

    Crawford, S
    Edited by:
    Gerrard, CM, Gutiérrez, A
  • Childhood in History: Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

    Crawford, S
  • The Archaeology of Childhood: the Birth and Development of a Discipline

    Crawford, S, Hadley, DM, Shepherd, G
    Edited by:
    Crawford, S, Hadley, DM, Shepherd, G