Professor Roberta Gilchrist FBA

Medieval and social archaeology, particularly gender and religion; burial, magic and religious communities, including nunneries, monasteries, hospitals, Norwich Cathedral and Glastonbury Abbey

Elected 2008

Current post

Professor of Archaeology and Research Dean, University of Reading

Past appointments

University of Reading Professor of Archaeology and Research Dean

Aug 2015 -

Wadham College University of Oxford Keeley Fellow

Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

Society for Medieval Archaeology President

Jan 2004 - Jan 2007

University of Reading Professor of Archaeology and Head of School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science

Jan 1996 - Aug 2015

University of Reading Professor of Archaeology

Jan 1996 -

Norwich Cathedral Consultant Archaeologist

Jan 1993 - Jan 2005

University of East Anglia Lecturer

Jan 1990 - Jan 1995


Requiem. The Medieval Monastic Cemetery in Britain (with B Sloane).

Published in 2005 by Museum of London Archaeology Service Monograph

Norwich Cathedral Close: the Evolution of the English Cathedral Landscape

Published in 2005 by Boydell

Gender and Material Culture: the Archaeology of Medieval Religious Women

Published in 1994 by Routledge

Medieval Life: Archaeology and the Life Course

Published in 2012 by Boydell

Nine Fellows of the British Academy on how their subjects could shape the 2020s

Leading professors in the humanities and social sciences set out the challenges and opportunities facing their subjects in the 2020s.

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