The Publications Committee of the Historical Metallurgy Society oversees the production of all of the Society’s publications including its journal Historical Metallurgy and other Occasional Publications.
HMS Publications Committee
Meet the team
Editorial Board Members
Dr David Bourgait (University Paris10, France)
An archaeometallurgist at C2RMF in Paris and member of Préhistoire et Technologie, UMR 7055, CNRS-University Paris10. He has a wide experience of many metals and periods, but is specialised in copper metallurgy, mainly European.
Prof. Chris Evans (University of South Wales, UK)
Duncan Hook CChem (British Museum, UK)
Archaeometallurgist/analyst in the Department of Scientific Research at the British Museum. Works mainly with non-ferrous metals of all periods and from all parts of the world. He has jointly edited many conference proceedings.
Dr Jane Humphris (University College London, Qatar)
Dr Jianjun Mei (University of Cambridge, UK)
Director of the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge and Fellow of Churchill College, University of Cambridge. His research interests include the origins and role of bronze metallurgy in early China, and cultural and technological interactions between China and the West.
Susan La Niece (Formerly British Museum, UK)
Archaeometallurgist in the Department of Scientific Research at the British Museum. She works mainly with precious metals of all periods and from all parts of the world, with particular interest in colouring, plating and patination of metal. She has jointly edited many conference proceedings and also the journal Jewellery Studies.
Dr Janet Lang CEng MIMMM, FSA (Formerly British Museum, UK)
Formerly archaeometallurgist in the Department of Scientific Research at the British Museum, with specialisms in ferrous metallography, silver and X-radiography. She has edited the ‘abstracts’ for Historical Metallurgy for many years.
Prof. Marcos Martinón-Torres (University of Cambridge, UK)
Professor of Archaeological Science at the University of Cambridge, he is an archaeometallurgist with wide-ranging interests, including non-ferrous metals, technical ceramics and alchemy.
Dr Ignacio Montero Ruiz (Instituto de Historia -CSIC, Madrid, Spain)
Archaeological scientist at the Instituto de Historia-CSIC, Madrid, he works with many metals and periods, with particular interest in non-ferrous prehistoric metals and alloys. He is a former editor of Trabajos de Prehistoria.
Prof. Vincent Serneels (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
Professor in Archaeometry at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He is a geologist and archaeometallurgist with wide experience in ferrous archaeometallurgy and in other materials, with research both in Europe and west Africa.
Dr Alan Williams FSA