Moujan Matin, PhD
Education: DPhil, University of Oxford (2017)
Dissertation: Revisiting the Origins of Islamic Glazed Pottery: A Technological Examination of 8th-10th century ceramics from Islamic Lands.
Research interests: Intersection between archaeology and the history of technology and science in the Near and Middle East and Central Asia, from the ancient period through the medieval Islamic periods and up to the nineteenth century.
SSHRC Postdoctoral research project at the U of T: Playing with Fire: The Discovery of Ceramic Glazes. This project focuses on innovations in pyrotechnological activities (i.e. copper smelting, glaze making and glass making) in Egypt and the Near East during the Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age (ca. 4500-2500 BC).