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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

Kathryn Lomas gained her PhD at the University upon Tyne in 1989, entitled: ‘Aspects of the relationship between Rome and the Greek cities of Southern Italy and Campania, 270 BC – AD 300’ She has been involved in research at the IoA since 2002, where she is currently working in collaboration with Ruth Whitehouse on publications related to two AHRC research projects: "Developmental Literacy and the Establishment of Regional and State Identity in early Italy: research beyond Etruria, Greece and Rome" and "Etruscan Literacy in its Social Context, 8th – 5th centuries BC".

Kathryn is also a part-time tutor in Classics at the University of Durham and has previously tutored and lectured in Ancient History at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Newcastle.

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

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