Classical & Archaeological Studies news
David Walsh on BBC's South East Today
30 November 2017
Dr David Walsh, Lecturer in the Department of Classical & Archaeological Studies, was interviewed for BBC's South East Today yesterday evening, 29 November 2017, to discuss the Roman archaeology finds at Pegwell Bay in Kent, that could be the landing point of Julius Caesar’s army in 54BCE. 'I'm very impressed, I think it's great – to find a site that actually links the history with the archaeology so strongly is a rarity,&...
Laser scanning at the Petrie Museum
10 November 2017
As part of an AHRC-funded project, 'Roman and Late Antique Artefacts in Egypt', led by Dr Ellen Swift FSA, Reader in Archaeology in the Department of Classical & Archaeological Studies, archaeology technician Lloyd Bosworth has been joining researchers at UCL's Petrie Museum to undertake laser scanning using the department's Romer laser scanner. The laser scanning of a range of musical instruments from Roman Egypt is a key elemen...
Simon Elliott on the Council for British Archaeology
10 November 2017
Alumnus Dr Simon Elliott, who completed his PhD in the Department of Classical & Archaeological Studies earlier in the year, has been elected as a trustee of the Council for British Archaeology. The President of the Council of British Archaeology is television present Dan Snow, who hosts the podcast Dan Snow's History Hit, which recently featured Simon on the 1 October edition. Our congratulations to Simon.
Call for participants for heritage workshop
3 November 2017
The Centre for Heritage is organising a workshop to be held at Kent's Brussels School of International Studies, entitled 'World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Civil Society' to be held on 29 March 2018. In 2015, UNESCO ensured that the conservation and management of World Heritage properties became aligned with broader sustainable development objectives by introducing a policy on sustainable development and World Heritage. Despite numer...
Simon Elliott to talk on everyday life in Roman London
26 October 2017
Dr Simon Elliott, who completed his PhD in the Department of Classical & Archaeological Studies, will be delivering a talk entitled 'Everyday Life in Roman London' at the Guildhall Library in London on 2 November 2017. In this talk, Simon will narrate a day in the life of a wide variety of Roman Londoners in the mid 2nd century AD when the city was at its height during the Roman occupation. He will lift the lid on every aspect of day-...