Ruins of Herculaneum (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Ruins of Herculaneum (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Dr Gillian Shepherd

Director of the Trendall Research Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies at La Trobe University in Australia, Gillian specialises in the Greek colonisation of Italy and Sicily.

Gillian studied Classics and Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne before going on to complete a PhD in Classical Archaeology at Trinity College, Cambridge, followed by a research fellowship at St Hugh's College, Oxford. Until her return to Australia to take up her position at La Trobe University, Gillian was Lecturer in Classical Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her research interests are the ancient Greek colonisation of Sicily and Italy, burial customs, and the archaeology and art of Greece and Magna Graecia.

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Andante Guide Lecturer

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Andante Guide Lecturer Dr Gillian Shepherd
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24 September 2024