Jamie Hampson

Dr, BA Oxf., MPhil PhD Cantab.

  • The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 51 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20092017

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Jamie Hampson specialises in rock art and heritage studies. He works in the USA, Canada, South Africa, and Australia. Current projects include work on Indigenous heritage; rock art regionalism and identity; cultural tourism and the presentation of rock art sites to the public; socio-politics and historiography; and the commodification of archaeological and Indigenous heritage.

Jamie teaches on the Archaeology of Rock Art course at UWA; he recently finished a 3-year Marie Curie Global Research Fellowship at Stanford University and the University of York (2014–2017). Until 2012, he taught at the University of Cambridge, where he co-founded the British Rock Art Group and the North American Archaeological Research Group.

In addition to the Marie Curie fellowship (entitled Rock art, Indigenous heritage, and cultural identity), Jamie has received grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), the University of Cambridge, the Kirk-Greene Africa fund, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK). He is currently a CI on the ARC-funded project Murujuga: Dynamics of the Dreaming.

Jamie’s latest book – published by Routledge (2016) – is entitled Rock Art and Regional Identity: A Comparative Perspective.

Roles and responsibilities

Jamie teaches on the Archaeology of Rock Art course at UWA; he recently finished a 3-year Marie Curie Global Research Fellowship at Stanford University and the University of York (2014–2017). Until 2012, he taught at the University of Cambridge, where he co-founded the British Rock Art Group and the North American Archaeological Research Group.

Future research

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Funding overview

• Australian Research Council Linkage, 2015–2017, Murujuga: Dynamics of the Dreaming (with Prof. McDonald et al.). [$720,000]
• Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship, 2014–2017, Rock art, Indigenous heritage, and cultural identity. [€294,693]
• Full PhD scholarship, Arts & Humanities Research Council, 2007–10. Indigenous rock art in context: regional studies from South Africa and the Greater Southwest USA. [£79,660]
• University of Cambridge research grants, 2008, 2009, 2010 [£3,600]
• Kirk-Greene (Africa) Fund, 2009 [£1,100]

New and Noteworthy

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Previous positions

Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellow (Stanford and York)
Tutor, Institute for Continuing Education, University of Cambridge
Visiting Scholar, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge
Research Fellow, Rock Art Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Research Associate, Sul Ross State University, Texas

Current projects

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Teaching overview

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Research

Dr Jamie Hampson specialises in rock art and heritage studies. He works in the USA, Canada, South Africa, and Australia. Current projects include work on Indigenous heritage; rock art regionalism and identity; cultural tourism and the presentation of rock art sites to the public; socio-politics and historiography; and the commodification of archaeological and Indigenous heritage.

Research expertise keywords

  • Rock art
  • Cognitive archaeology
  • The archaeology of identity
  • Rock art regionalism
  • Archaeological theory and historiography
  • Heritage studies
  • Commodification of archaeological heritage

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Research Output

Recording rock art: Strategies, challenges, and embracing the digital revolution

Brady, L. M., Hampson, J. & Sanz, I. D., 2017, The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art. David, B. & McNiven, I. J. (eds.). Oxford University Press, 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

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Embodiment, transformation and ideology in the rock art of trans-pecos Texas

Hampson, J., 2016, In : Cambridge Archaeological Journal. 26, 2, p. 217-241

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    9 Downloads (Pure)

    Review of Termite of the Gods: San Cosmology in Southern African Rock Art Research (Siyakhi Mguni 2015)

    Hampson, J., 1 Nov 2016, In : Azania. 51, 4, p. 540-542 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    Action central: the Centre for Rock Art Research and Management at the University of Western Australia

    Hampson, J., 1 May 2015, La Pintura, 41, 2, p. 11-13 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Presenting Rock Art and Perceiving Identity in South Africa and Beyond

    Hampson, J., 2015, In : Time and Mind. 8, 4, p. 373-391

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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