My research focuses on various aspects of Roman archaeology, particularly looking at cultural responses to the Roman conquest, the subject peoples' experience of the empire, issues of identity and imperialism. I am also interested in the interconnectedness of the Roman empire, in particular viewed through ports and their associated communities. Archaeoastronomy and its possible application to the study of Roman Mithraism is another of my interests.
My work on the Portus project concentrates on the surroundings of the port and aims at gaining a better understanding of the nature of connections between a port and associated hinterland.
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