Vasiliki G. Koutrafouri studied Archaeology and History of Art at the University of Athens, Greece. She obtained her PhD on Near Eastern Archaeology, titled ‘Ritual in Prehistory; Definition and Identification. Religious Insights in Early Prehistoric Cyprus’, at the University of Edinburgh. She works for the Publications Department of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, while also supervising excavations at the Neolithic sector at Prastio-Mesorotsos in Cyprus, and teaching Near Eastern, Cypriot Archaeology and Archaeology of Ritual at the University of Edinburgh.
Jeff Sanders works for the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, project managing ‘Dig It! 2015’ a year-long celebration of Scottish archaeology. Before this he was responsible for the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework (ScARF). His doctoral research at the University of Edinburgh explored the history of interpretation of prehistoric landscape. His research interests include: Scottish archaeology, European prehistory, research management, and ritual studies.