RAC 2014 About Us
Archaeology at Reading
The Department of Archaeology, University of Reading was ranked top among British Archaeology Departments for 'World-Leading Research' (RAE 2008) and has recently been awarded the 'Queen's Anniversary Prize for Excellence in Higher Education' (2009). The Department of Classics also has a long-standing interest and engagement with Archaeology and hosts the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology.
Roman Archaeology within the Department
The Department has a long-standing reputation for Roman Archaeology. Within it there are Mike Fulford, Hella Eckardt and John Creighton amongst the Academic Staff with interests spanning Roman Britain and Europe. We host a large Post-Doctoral Research Associate community including colleagues working on the Silchester excavations and pulling together across England the grey literature from rural Roman archaeological sites. We also have a strong postgraduate community.
RAC/TRAC Conference Organising Committee
John Creighton, Tom Brindle, Hella Eckardt, Emma Durham, Martyn Allen, Alex Smith, Meike Weber.