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  • Dr Kathryn Lomas
  • Honorary Senior Research Associate
  • k.lomas@ucl.ac.uk
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Kathryn Lomas

  • MA, PhD, FSA
  • Honorary Senior Research Associate, Institute of Archaeology, UCL

Career Summary

  • Part-Time Lecturer and Tutor in Classics, University of Edinburgh (2010-11)
  • Research Fellow, Institute of Archaeology (2002-8)
  • Lecturer in Ancient History, University of Newcastle (1997-2002)
  • Leverhulme Research Fellow, University of Newcastle (1994-6)
  • Research Fellow, Department of History, UCL (1989-94)

Research Interests

  • Urbanisation in pre-Roman and Roman Italy
  • Cultural and ethnic identities in the ancient Mediterranean
  • Literacy in the ancient Mediterranean
  • Colonisation and Migration in the Greek and Roman world

Current Projects and Research

  • Developmental Literacy in Early Italy’ and ‘Etruscan Literacy’: two interconnected AHRC-funded research projects on literacy in pre-Roman Italy
  • Research on the urbanisation of Italy
  • Completion of a book on cultural and ethnic identities in the ancient Mediterranean

Educational Background

  • 1989: PhD in Ancient History, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1989: Diploma in Computing Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1982: MA (Hons) in Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh

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