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 Robert (Bob) Holtzman MA, MMA

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Ethnographic researcher of dugout canoes and other contemporary vernacular watercraft.

Research interests

My PhD research focuses on the use of dugout canoes by Indigenous people in Guyana, investigating embodied relationships between users and boats and the phenomenology of living, working, and travelling in a swamp environment.

PhD Supervisors

Lucy Blue, Yvonne Marshall, Helen Farr.

Research group

Centre for Maritime Archaeology

Affiliate research group

Maritime Archaeology

Ambassador of Early Watercraft Association. Editor and consultant for academic, professional, and popular maritime publications.

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Robert (Bob) Holtzman
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Southampton
Avenue Campus, Highfield
SO17 1BF
United Kingdom
Tel. +44 78 3535 9114
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