Through the allocation of grants and sponsorship funds, the Society for Libyan Studies supports research activities ranging from excavations to workshops, training, outreach and conferences. Below are some of the more recent projects with which the Society has been involved.

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Recent Projects

Broadcasting the Art of the Libyan Diaspora: A Research and Podcast Series

01 September, 2021

The Libyan Migration State

01 September, 2021

Very Early Shell Beads from the Haua Fteah (Libya)

01 September, 2021

Between Qum and Qayrawan: Reconstructing Fatimid Libraries of North Africa

01 September, 2021

Settlement of the Canary Islands

01 February, 2021

The Cycle of North African Urban Renewal under Rome

01 February, 2021

Oasis Civilization: extending historic era radiocarbon dating in Wadi Draa, Morocco

01 February, 2021

The Cyrenaica Coastal Survey (CCS)

01 February, 2021

Piety, Power and Representation. A new type of church architecture in a fortification context in Late Medieval North Africa

01 February, 2021

Inscriptions in Roman Tripolitania: 2021 edition

01 February, 2021

Ancient Water Management of Jufra Oases

01 December, 2020

Chemical Analysis and scanning electron microscopy on black glazed pottery from Eusperides in Cyrenaica (6th to mid-3rd centuries BCE)

01 December, 2020

UCL-UoK Expedition to the Southern Gezira (Sudan): Mobility, Identity and Interaction of pastoral peoples with the Nile Valley

01 December, 2020

Opening Access to Libya’s Digital Heritage

01 March, 2019

Analysis of archaeomalacological material from the Euesperides Project

01 March, 2019

Mobility Economies: rethinking migrants’ journeys through Libya

01 March, 2019

Mobility, identity and community in Christian North Africa

01 March, 2019

Governing the ‘immigration nation’: development, humanitarianism and migration politics in Morocco

01 February, 2019

The Tarhuna Archaeological Survey (TAS2019)

01 February, 2019

Mobility, identity and community in Christian North Africa

01 February, 2019

Governing the ‘immigration nation’: development, humanitarianism and migration politics in Morocco

01 February, 2019

‘Understanding social and cultural interactions on the North African frontier: a study of unpublished materials from the Roman military base at Bu Njem

01 October, 2018

UCL – UoK Expedition to the Southern Gezira (Sudan): Mobility, identity and interaction of pastoral peoples with the Nile Valley

01 October, 2018

Photogrammetry and Rapid Documentation at Volubilis Archaeological Project

01 March, 2018

Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica: proof state

01 March, 2018

Women in Roman Cyrenaica: female images from Cyrene held at the British Museum

01 March, 2018

Mobility, Identity and Community in Christian North Africa

03 February, 2018

Communities, economies and exchange networks along the medieval caravan routes of the pre-Sahara: investigation of the oases centre of Tamdult, southern Morocco

01 October, 2017

The Origins and Spread of the Neolithic in North Africa

01 October, 2017

Kingship and Kinship in Moorish North Africa

01 October, 2017

Cultural Use of Molluscs at Haua Fteah (NE Libya) during the last Interglacial

01 October, 2017

The Afterlives of Journeys: Legacies of Libya and Migrants’ Decision-making

01 February, 2017

Mobility, Identity and Community in Christian North Africa

01 January, 2017

The Western Nile Delta as seen within a broader North African perspective

01 January, 2017

UCL-UoK Expedition to the Southern Gezira (Sudan): Mobility, Identity and Interaction of pastoral peoples within the Nile Valley

01 January, 2017

Pottery Production and Trade in Roman Libya: a new archaeological and archaeometric examination of ceramics from the Libyan Valleys and Fezzan

01 January, 2017

Outside the Walls: the nature of sites and activity present to the suburbs of the Cyrenaican cities in Greek and Roman times

01 January, 2017

Continuity and Change in Arab Cyrenaica (7th – 12th CE)

01 November, 2016

Food ways in three Libyan Communities: history, cultural identity and concepts of well-being

01 February, 2016

Ambassador Hassusna D’Ghies: a Tripoline notable in Europe 1821 – 1826

01 February, 2016

Libyan Antiquities at Risk

01 October, 2015

Metal trade in the Pre-Islamic Sahara: lead isotopes analysis of Garamantian copper.

01 October, 2015

Berbers and Borderlands in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages

01 October, 2015

“Colonial Science” and the production of a comprehensible territory in Italian Libya

01 February, 2015

The Political and Cultural Identity of the Libyan Community in Malta

01 February, 2015

Funerary Monuments of the Tunisian Steppe & Sahel

01 December, 2014

Architectural decoration in Mauretania Tintgitana (Morocco) and North Africa: a comparative, inter-regional study across the Roman and late antique eras

01 October, 2014

Isotope analysis of glasses from Fezzan

01 October, 2014

Recording, Managing and Preserving Heritage: Islamic Archaeology in Tripolitania

01 October, 2014

Everyday Cultures of Internet Use in Arab Societies

01 October, 2014

Mobility, identity and community in Christian North Africa

01 February, 2014

Late Roman Commerce in the Metelis Region (Alexandria-Egypt): a study of North African and other Mediterranean Red Slip Wares

01 January, 2014