AIA Lecturer: Simon James
University of Leicester
Simon James is with the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester, and holds his degrees from the University of London. His areas of specialization include ancient identity, ethnicity and conflict, the archaeology of violence, and Roman, Iron Age European and Partho-Sasanian material culture. He has excavated widely at Iron Age, Roman and medieval sites in Britain, France, Germany and Italy, and in particular at the Cowdery’s Down “Dark Age” settlement in England and at the Roman garrison base at Dura-Europos in Syria. Professor James has recently been a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellow, and is a past AIA Kress Lecturer.
See Simon James's work in the American Journal of Archaeology: