Ancient History, Contemporary Belonging has a diverse team from academia, arts, and heritage institutions, together with young people in the Greater Manchester area. Individual member bios can be accessed from the list below. Our team will evolve over the course of the project, so please check back for updated biographies!

Manchester Metropolitan University (Project Host)
Jennifer Cromwell: Principal Investigator
Caitlin Nunn: Principal Investigator
Sarah Linn: Senior Research Assistant
Manchester Centre for Youth Studies (MCYS)

Sheba Arts (Project Partner)
Sheba Arts: Community Arts Organisation
Dipali Das: Arts Mentor
Amang Mardokhy: Arts Mentor
Fereshteh Mozaffari: Arts Mentor and Creative Producer
Abas Eljanabi: Arts Mentor  
Ekua Bayunu: Arts Mentor

Manchester Museum (Project Partner)
Campbell Price: Curator of Egypt and Sudan
Alexandra Alberda: Curator of Indigenous Perspectives

Collaborators and Consultants
Rebecca Horswill: post-graduate student in animation
Jina Lee: artist and researcher
Julia Thorne: specialist independent artefact photographer
Stephen Welsh: independent curator, consultant and creative producer 

Youth Researchers
Ahmed Farajallah
Dana Almousselli
Ferdos Beit Lafteh
Goldis Gorji
Mariam Zorba
مەرام إحسان 
Senna Yousef
Zeen Hayran

Student Interns
Olivia Hall (summer internship 2021)
Anastasia Morozova (summer internship 2021)