CONCH blog

Read about the work undertaken as part of the CONCH project from our team members based in the UK, Tanzania and Europe.

23rd November 2018

Our collaborator Archaeolink have produced a blog about a walk about with school children on their own webpage.

16th November 2018

This post is written by Dr Dav Smith, buildings archaeologist at the University of York. He gives details on how his work on surveying buildings fitted in with the rest of the CONCH project including the heritage team's work.


7th November 2018

This blog post details an experience of a heritage walkabout for a radio show by the 'Heritage Team', a major component of the CONCH project led by Dr Sara Perry, her students and other collborators, including Pangani FM.

30th October 2018

This blog is written by Hayden Scott-Pratt, an archaeology student from the University of Bournemouth (UK), about his experience working with the CONCH project.

18th October 2018

This blog is written by Dr Elinaza Mjema, Lecturer in East African Coast Archaeology at the University of Dar Es Salaam (UDSM).

15th October 2018


This blog completes the second half of the work carried out by Patricia Hart and her team with the different schools in Pangani, July the CONCH project in July 2018.


1st October 2018

This next blog is by the CONCH education officer, Patricia Hart of ArchaeoLink, who worked with the local schools in Pangani. Her blog post presents her time spent in July at the different schools whilst our archaeological work was taking place elsewhere.

24th September 2018

Welcome again to CONCH's blog page. Below you can read an account of the archaeological training from one of those who was trained: Severine Kizito.

23rd August 2018

AUTHORS: Nick Pearson & Graham Bruce (of Onsite Archaeology, York, UK)

17th August 2018

We are pleased to report that the archaeological and heritage fieldwork this year has been highly successful. This blog details the opportunities to carry out archaeological surveys in Pangani, and explains the intentions of the archaeological team to train up local residents in archaeological watching briefs.