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Professor Peter Salway

Quondam Fellow since 1969
Emeritus Fellow, The Open University
Professor Peter Salway
  • Background

    • Regional Director, West Midlands (1970–86) and Professor of the History and Archaeology of Roman Britain (1983–9), The Open University (from 1970 to 1991)
    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 1969)
    • Domestic Bursar, All Souls College (from 1965 to 1969)
    • Senior Lecturer, Warden of Hiatt Baker Hall, University of Bristol (from 1964 to 1965)
    • Fellow (Praelector; Dean), Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (from 1957 to 1964)
    • Sir James Knott Research Fellow, King’s College, University of Durham (from 1956 to 1957)
    • Undergraduate and Postgraduate, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (from 1951 to 1958)
  • Research interests

    • History and archaeology of Roman Britain in the context of the Roman world at large
    • English medieval and post-medieval archaeology, architecture, and landscape studies
    • History and archaeology of Oxfordshire and adjacent areas
  • Selected publications

    • (ed. and contributor), The Roman Era, Short Oxford History of the British Isles, vol. I (OUP, 2002)
    • (ed. and contributor with David Morgan Evans and David Thackray), 'The Remains of Distant Times': Archaeology and the National Trust (Boydell 1996)
    • The Oxford Illustrated History of Roman Britain, OUP, 1993
    • Roman Britain, Oxford History of England, vol. I (OUP, 1981)
    • (with S.J. Hallam and J.I'anson Bromwich), Fenland in Roman Times, RGS Research Series, No. 5, ed. C.W. Phillips (1970)
    • The Frontier People of Roman Britain (CUP, 1965)