Clive Ruggles

Clive Ruggles is emeritus professor of archaeoastronomy at the University of Leicester. He has worked in many parts of the world and published several books, together with more than 100 papers and articles on subjects varying from prehistoric Europe and pre-Columbian America to indigenous astronomies in Africa and other parts of the world. He has ongoing fieldwork projects in Peru and Polynesia and is a leading figure in the joint initiative by UNESCO and the International Astronomical Union working to promote, preserve, and protect the world’s most important astronomical heritage sites.