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Starting Up

These pages will collect some miscellaneous work not found elsewhere eg


or  on my Oxford personal web pages. This includes the use of clay tablets as a long term digital storage medium

Planning the Dictionary of Mambila Biography

Late 2014: publication of a book written with Roger Just:

David Zeitlyn and Roger Just:
Excursions in Realist Anthropology. A Merological Approach
ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-6403-9 ISBN-10: 1-4438-6403-X
Sample chapter online at


Oct 2015 open access paper ‘Looking Forward, Looking Back’ now online. Read it at

Launched in February 2015, an open access online journal: Vestiges: Traces of Record