The Global Lab Episode 30 - Paul Wordsworth - Archaeology And Technology by The Global Lab published on 2014-05-15T13:28:11Z Archaeologist Paul Wordsworth talks to Thomas Oléron Evans about how he uses spatial technology, including geographic information systems (GIS), on expeditions in Central Asia. --- Paul Wordsworth is a research officer in the Oriental Institute at the University of Oxford. He is currently working on the Balkh Art and Cultural Heritage Project, studying the ancient city of Balkh in northern Afghanistan (http://balkhheritage.org). He has also worked on the Karakum Routes Survey, part of the Ancient Merv Project (University College London), plotting ancient routes across the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/merv/our_research/routes_medieval). Find more details about his work at www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/staff/iw/pwordsworth.html or follow him on Twitter @PDWordsworth. --- You can get in contact with the podcast via our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or if you prefer twitter, @thegloballab. Alternatively, visit our website www.thegloballab.com/ for news, views and all that jazz, or tweet one of our friendly presenters (below). --- This week's host is Thomas Oléron Evans, doctoral researcher in mathematics at UCL, former secondary teacher and amateur writer. Follow him on Twitter @mathistopheles.