Charles Sturge

Charles J Sturge

Professional Summary

Charles is a Ph.D candidate in Aegean Prehistory. His dissertation is provisionally entitled 'From Pots to People, Commensal Behaviours of the  Late Bronze Age Aegean in Comparative Perspective'. It aims to use a 'big data' approach to analyse changes in the range and size of tablewares at selected sites in Crete and the Greek Mainland to understand Minoan/Mycenaean dining customs from a behavioural perspective. 

He has a B.A and and M.Phil from Cambridge (King's College, 2012 and 2013) and an M.A from U.C. (2018.)

Charles has field experience in Greece (Pylos, Knossos, Corinth, SCIP, Petras), the UK (Aldborough) and Croatia (Lovas) and specialises in the study of pottery. If you manage to track him down he likes a pint and to talk about pots.

In 2018-19 he was Heinrich Schliemann Fellow at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and remained in Greece in 2019-20 as the Ione Mylonas Shear. He continued his studies in Greece in 2020-21 supported by the Institute for Aegean Prehistory's Study Center for East Crete's Richard Seager Fellowship, and UC.