Wolfson College, Cambridge, CB3 9BB
Elizabeth Blake at Wolfson
Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College
B.A. Social Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
M.Phil World Archaeology (Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Archaeology), University of Cambridge
Ph.D. (Stone “tools” as portable sound-producing objects in Upper Palaeolithic contexts: the application of an experimental study), University of Cambridge
Current Research Interests
Palaeolithic archaeology and the evolution of modern human behaviour
Music archaeology, particularly musical behaviours during the Upper Palaeolithic
Funding and Grants
Overseas Research Studentship, University of Cambridge
Cambridge Overseas Trusts, Fees Scholarship, University of Cambridge
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
Conferences & Presentations:
- 2008, July National Archaeology Week: “Sounds Amazing”, Lithophones, Elizabeth Blake, Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Cambridge.
- 2008, March Virtual Audio and Past Environments (Audio and Acoustics in Heritage Applications), Music in prehistoric context, Elizabeth Blake and Ian Cross. National Centre for Early Music, York.
- 2007, February “Stone tools as Portable Sound-Producing Objects in the Upper Palaeolithic Context: An Experimental Study.” Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Discussion group, University of Cambridge.
- 2008 Blake, Elizabeth. C. & Ian Cross. “Flint Tools as Portable Sound-Producing Objects in the Upper Palaeolithic Context: An Experimental Study.” In Penny Cunningham, Julia Heeb & Roeland Paardekooper (Ed.) Experiencing Archaeology by Experiment. Oxford, Oxbow Books. 1-19.
- 2006 Zubrow, Ezra B. W., Elizabeth C. Blake. “The Origins of Music and Rhythm.” In Chris Scarre & Graeme Lawson (Ed.). Archaeoacoustics. Cambridge: McDonald Institute Publications. 117-126.