Lande: The Calais "Jungle" and Beyond

Author(s): Dan Hicks

Year: 2019


This is an abstract from the "Archaeologies of Immigration and Refugee Resettlement" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

This talk introduces recent research for the current exhibition at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford looking at the 2015 refugee crisis in Europe through the lens of a contemporary archaeology of the Calais landscape, with special attention to the site of the Calais "Jungle." The talk explores: (1) the material, visual and digital culture of forced migration in Europe and the Middle East; (2) the status of the European ethnological museum after the refugee crisis of 2015; and (3) Contemporary archaeology and activism in the context of the Calais "Jungle" and beyond.

Cite this Record

Lande: The Calais "Jungle" and Beyond. Dan Hicks. Presented at The 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. 2019 ( tDAR id: 450913)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -13.711; min lat: 35.747 ; max long: 8.965; max lat: 59.086 ;

Record Identifiers

Abstract Id(s): 25162